Media Advisory - MDA's First Quarter 2013 results conference call alert and
Annual General Meeting
RICHMOND, BC, April 25, 2013 /CNW/ - MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
("MDA" or the "Company") (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information
company, plans to release its First Quarter 2013 financial results at 5:30
p.m. EDT (2:30 p.m. PDT) on May 2, 2013.
Daniel Friedmann, president and CEO, and Anil Wiresekara, executive vice
president and CFO, will host an earnings conference call the following day,
reviewing the First Quarter results, followed by a question and answer
session. The call is scheduled to begin promptly at 2:00 p.m. EDT (11:00 a.m.
To participate in the conference call, please call the conference line
approximately five minutes prior to the commencement of the call.
Conference Call Dial-In Numbers:
Toll Free: 1-888-390-0541
May 3, 20131:30 p.m. PDT, 4:30 p.m. EDT to May 17, 201311:59 p.m. PDT, May
18, 20132:59 a.m. EDT
The conference call will also be Webcast live and then archived at:
MDA will also be holding its Annual General Meeting at 11:00 a.m. PDT on May
6, 2013 at its Corporate Head Office, 13800 Commerce Parkway, Richmond, BC.
The business update will be presented at the First Quarter 2013 Results
conference call scheduled May 3, 2013.
MDA is a global communications and information company providing operational
solutions to commercial and government organizations worldwide.
MDA's business is focused on markets and customers with strong repeat business
potential. In addition, the Company conducts a significant amount of advanced
MDA's well-established global customer base is served by more than 4,500
employees operating from 11 offices located in the United States, Canada, and
The Company's common shares trade under the symbol TSX:MDA.
Related Websites: www.mdacorporation.com
The above referenced earnings release and the associated conference call and
webcast, which includes a business update, first quarter 2013 results, and a
question and answer session, contain certain forward-looking statements and
information, which reflect the current view of MacDonald, Dettwiler and
Associates Ltd. (the "Company" or "MDA") with respect to future events and
financial performance. Forward-looking statements generally can be identified
by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may", "will", "would",
"could", "should", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "anticipate", "plan",
"foresee", "believe" or "continue" or the negatives of such terms or
variations of them or similar terminology. Any such forward-looking statements
are based on MDA's current expectations, estimates, projections and
assumptions made in light of its experience and perception of historical
trends. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties,
many of which are beyond MDA's control and the effects of which can be
difficult to predict. MDA's actual results of operations could differ
materially from historical results or current expectations.
Risks that could cause the Company's actual results to differ from current
expectations include, but are not limited to: changes in government
priorities, funding levels, contracts and regulations; failure of third
parties and subcontractors to complete contracts for which the Company is the
prime contractor; risks of performance on firm fixed price construction
contracts; changes in estimates of total revenues and costs on contracts;
potential for product liability or the occurrence of defects in software and
other products and resulting loss of revenue and loss of the Company's
reputation; quality issues and failure of systems to meet performance
requirements; failure of the Company to manage its acquisitions and breaches
of contracts and indemnities and related risks on divestitures; satellite
failure; dependence on electronic systems and data and system security
threats; detrimental reliance on third parties for data; dependence on key
employees, potential for work stoppages and lack of oversight over a U.S.
proxy board and management; failure to anticipate changes in technology,
technical standards and offerings or comply with the requisite standards;
failure to maintain technological advances and market positions; significant
competition; infringement of the intellectual property rights of others
through licensed software or otherwise; inadequate protection of the Company's
intellectual property rights; exposure to foreign currency fluctuations;
changes in law and economic and political conditions; inability of suppliers
or subcontractors to effect technology transfer; changes in customer security
requirements and the resulting cancellation of contracts; failure to maintain
business alliances; uncertainty in financing arrangements; failure of
counterparties in financing arrangements and financial derivative contracts;
wrongful call on letters of credit and performance bonds; and insufficient
insurance against material claims or losses. You are referred to the risk
factors described in MDA's most recent annual Management's Discussion and
Analysis, Annual Information Form and other documents on file with the
Canadian securities regulatory authorities, available under the Company's
profile on SEDAR, www.sedar.com or on the Company's website at
The forward-looking statements and information contained in the earnings
release and the associated conference call and webcast represent MDA's views
only as of the time of release. MDA disclaims any intention or obligation to
update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise, other than as required by law, rule
or regulation. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking
The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the form or
content of this release.
CONTACT: Wendy Keyzer MDA External Relations (604) 231-2743
SOURCE: MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
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