TSX Review
1/15/2009 12:00:00 AM

 ADVANTEX ANNOUNCES TSX REVIEW

Toronto, January 15, 2009 - Advantex Marketing International Inc. (“Advantex” or the “Company”) (TSX: ADX), a leading specialist in merchant funding and loyalty marketing programs, announces that the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) is reviewing the eligibility of the Company’s common shares (the “Common Shares”) for continued listing on the TSX. In particular, the TSX has indicated that it appears that: (i) the public distribution, price or trading activity of the Common Shares has been so reduced as to not warrant continued listing; and (ii) the market value of the Common Shares has been less than $3.0 million for a period of 30 consecutive trading days. The Company has been granted 210 days to comply with all requirements for continued listing on the TSX. The Company and its representatives are currently in discussion with the TSX regarding this matter. Should the TSX decide to delist the Common Shares, the Common Shares may qualify for listing on the TSX Venture Exchange or NEX.

About Advantex Marketing International Inc.

Advantex is a specialist in the marketing services industry, managing white-labeled rewards accelerator programs for major affinity groups through which their members earn bonus frequent flyer miles and/or other rewards on purchases at participating merchants. Under the umbrella of each program, Advantex provides merchants with marketing, customer incentives, and secured future sales through its Advance Purchase Marketing model. Advantex partners include more than 700 restaurants, online retailers, golf courses, small inns and resorts, and major organizations, including CIBC, United Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Lufthansa Airlines. Advantex is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "ADX".  For additional information on Advantex, please visit www.advantex.com.

 

For further information:

Mukesh Sabharwal
Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer
Tel: (905) 470-9558
E-mail: Mukesh.sabharwal@advantex.com