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Aquasition Announces Results Of Its Tender Offer And Closing Of Business Combination

NEW YORK, Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquasition Corp. (the "Company") (NASDAQ: AQU), a special purpose acquisition company, announced the final results of its tender offer (the "Offer"). The Offer expired on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 5:00 p.m., Eastern time. A total of 4,980,528 shares of common stock were tendered. Based on the result of the Offer, KBS International Holdings, Inc. agreed to waive the minimum cash closing condition and the acquisition of Hongri International Holdings Ltd. closed on August 1, 2014.

Approximately $51,315,000 will be released from the trust account to distribute to tendering shareholders. All shares tendered will be canceled. Shareholders who tendered their shares should expect to receive payment on or about August 5, 2014.

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