Nautilus Marine Acquisition Announces Extension of Tender Offer

Nautilus Marine Acquisition Announces Extension of Tender Offer 
Tender Offer Extended Until 5:00 p.m., New York City Time, on
February 13, 2013, Unless Further Extended or Earlier Terminated 
ATHENS, GREECE -- (Marketwire) -- 01/31/13 --   Nautilus Marine
Acquisition Corp. ("Nautilus") (NASDAQ: NMAR) today announced that
its previously announced tender offer, as amended, has been extended
until 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on February 13, 2013, unless
further extended or earlier terminated. The tender offer was
previously scheduled to expire at 5:00 p.m. New York City time, on
January 31, 2013. 
The completion of the tender offer is a condition to Nautilus'
previously announced acquisition of Assetplus Limited. The extension
is being made to comply with the rules and procedure requirements of
the Securities Exchange Commission. Except for such extension, all of
the terms and conditions set forth in the tender offer materials
filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on December 7,
2012, as amended, remain unchanged. 
Shareholders who support the Company's business transaction with
Assetplus should not tender their common shares in the tender offer,
and if they have previously done so, should withdraw such tendered
shares prior to 5:00 p.m., New York City time, on February 13, 2013.
Tenders of Nautilus' common shares must be made prior to the
expiration of the tender offer and may be withdrawn at any time prior
to the expiration of the tender offer in accordance with the
procedures described in the previously provided tender offer
The tender offer is subject to conditions and other terms set forth
in the Offer to Purchase, dated December 7, 2012, and other tender
offer materials (as they may be amended or supplemented) that have
been distributed to Nautilus' shareholders. In particular, the tender
offer is conditioned on, among other things, that the business
transaction with Assetplus, in Nautilus' reasonable judgment, is
capable of being consummated contemporaneously with the tender offer. 
The last reported trading price of Nautilus' common shares on the
Nasdaq Capital Market as of January 30, 2013 was $10.10 per share. As
of January 30, 2013, 2,967,423 common shares have been validly
tendered and not properly withdraw
Morrow & Co., LLC is acting as the information agent, and the
depositary is American Stock Transfer & Trust Company. For questions
and information, please call the information agent toll free at (800)
662-5200 (banks and brokers call (203) 658-9400). 
This announcement is for informational purposes only and does not
constitute an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to
sell common shares of Nautilus. The solicitation of offers to buy
common shares of Nautilus will only be made pursuant to the Offer to
Purchase, the Letter of Transmittal, and other related documents that
Nautilus has distributed to its shareholders. The Tender Offer
materials contain important information that should be read carefully
before any decision is made with respect to the Tender Offer. Those
materials were distributed by Nautilus to Nautilus' shareholders at
no expense to them. In addition, all of those materials (and all
other offer documents filed with the SEC) are available at no charge
on the SEC's website at and from the information agent. 
About Nautilus 
Nautilus was formed in November 2010 pursuant to the laws of the
Republic of the Marshall Islands for the purpose of acquiring,
through a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock
purchase, reorganization, exchangeable share transaction or other
similar business transaction with one or more operating businesses or
assets. A registration statement for Nautilus' initial public
offering (the "IPO") was declared effective on July 14, 2011. It
consummated its IPO on July 20, 2011 and received gross proceeds of
$48,000,000. Nautilus issued an aggregate of 4,800,000 Units in the
IPO. Each Unit consisted of one Common Share and one warrant. Each
warrant entitles the holder to purchase from Nautilus one Common
Share at an exercise price of $11.50 per share. Prior to the
consummation of the IPO, Nautilus completed a private placement of an
aggregate of 3,108,000 Warrants to certain insiders, generating gross
proceeds of $2,331,000. A total of $48,480,000 of the net proceeds
from the IPO and the private placement were placed in a Trust Account
established for the benefit of Nautilus' public shareholders. 
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements  
Some of the statements in this release are or may constitute
"forward-looking statements." Words such as "believe," "expect,"
"anticipate," "project," "target," "optimistic," "intend," "aim,"
"will" or similar expressions are intended to identify
forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements involve
estimates, expectations and projections and, as a result, are subject
to risks and uncertainties. Actual results (including, without
limitation, the results of the Nautilus' tender offer and proposed
business combination with Assetplus) could differ materially if not
substantially from those described in the forward-looking statements.
Important risks and other factors could cause actual results to
differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking
statements. With respect to the acquisition of Assetplus, the tender
offer and Nautilus' post-closing activities, such risks and
uncertainties include, among many others: (i) the risk associated
with Nautilus' tender offer (including uncertainty regarding the
number of shareholders who may tender their Nautilus common shares);
(ii) the risk that the business and assets of Assetplus will not be
properly integrated into Nautilus; (iii) the risk that the benefits
to Nautilus and its stockholders anticipated from acquisition by
Nautilus of Assetplus may not be fully realized or may take longer to
realize than expected; (iv) the risk that any projections, including
earnings, revenues, expenses, synergies, margins or any other
financial items are not realized, (v) the risks associated with the
current concentration of Assetplus' business with one customer,
Petrobras; (vi) the potential for reductions in industry profit
margins due to, among other factors, declining charter rates; (vii)
the inability of Nautilus to expand and diversify the business of
Assetplus; (viii) changing interpretations of generally accepted
accounting principles; (ix) Nautilus' continued compliance with
government regulations; changing legislation and regulatory
environments; (x) the ability of Nautilus to meet the Nasdaq's
continued listing standards; (xi) the potential for lower return on
investment by Nautilus on its investments in vessel assets; (xii) the
inability of Nautilus to manage growth; (xiii) requirements or
changes affecting the shipping and maritime industry; (xiv) the
general volatility of market prices of the Nautilus' securities and
general economic conditions; (xv) Nautilus' ability to implement new
strategies and react to changing market conditions; (xvi) risks
associated with operating (including environmental) hazards; (xvii)
risks associated with competition; (xviii) risks associated with the
loss of key personnel; or (xix) any of the factors in detailed in the
"Risk Factors" section of Nautilus' filings with the SEC. 
The foregoing listing of risks is not exhaustive. These risks, as
well as other risks associated with the acquisition of Assetplus and
Nautilus' tender offer, have been more fully discussed in Naut
Schedule TO, as amended, filed with the SEC in connection with the
tender offer. Additional risks and uncertainties are identified and
discussed in Nautilus' reports filed or to be filed with the SEC and
available at the SEC's website at Forward-looking
statements included in this press release speak only as of the date
of this press release. Nautilus undertakes and assumes no obligation,
and do not intend, to update Nautilus' forward-looking statements,
except as required by law. 
Company Contact:
Prokopios "Akis" Tsirigakis
Nautilus Marine Acquisition Corp.
+30 210 876-4750  
Investor Relations Contact:
Matthew Abenante
Investor Relations Advisor
Capital Link, Inc.
230 Park Avenue - Suite 1536
New York, N.Y. 10169
Tel. (212) 661-7566
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