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CIBC, BDC provide C$60m debt facility to Sierra Wireless

Sierra Wireless, a Vancouver-based internet-of-things solutions provider, has secured a C$60 million debt financing facility to increase liquidity.

Sierra Wireless, a Vancouver-based internet-of-things solutions provider, has secured a C$60 million debt financing facility to increase liquidity. The facility was with CIBC Innovation Banking as administrative agent, and CIBC Innovation Banking and Business Development Bank of Canada as lenders. Sierra Wireless is backed by Lion Point Capital.

PRESS RELEASE

VANCOUVER, British Columbia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sierra Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a world leading IoT solutions provider, today announced that it has entered into a credit agreement for a new debt financing facility with CIBC Innovation Banking as administrative agent, and CIBC Innovation Banking and the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) as lenders. The new debt facility is for CAD$60 million and has a term of four years. The new facility will provide additional liquidity to the company’s balance sheet.

About Sierra Wireless
Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) is a world leading IoT solutions provider that combines devices, network services, and software to unlock value in the connected economy. Companies globally are adopting 4G, 5G, and LPWA solutions to improve operational efficiency, create better customer experiences, improve their business models, and create new revenue streams. Sierra Wireless works with its customers to develop the right industry-specific solution for their IoT deployments, whether this is an integrated solution to help connect edge devices to the cloud, a software/API service to manage processes with billions of connected assets, or a platform to extract real-time data to improve business decisions. With more than 25 years of cellular IoT experience, Sierra Wireless is the global partner customers trust to deliver them their next IoT solution. For more information, visit www.sierrawireless.com.

Connect with Sierra Wireless on the IoT Blog at http://www.sierrawireless.com/iot-blog, on Twitter at @SierraWireless, on LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/sierra-wireless and on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/SierraWireless.

“Sierra Wireless” is a registered trademark of Sierra Wireless, Inc. Other product or service names mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

About BDC
BDC is the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs. Its purpose is to support small and mid-sized businesses in all industries and at all stages of growth. Whether business owners want to take on new markets, make their operations more efficient, acquire another business or everything in between, BDC provides access to financing, as well as advisory services to meet their needs. BDC’s investment arm, BDC Capital, offers a wide range of risk capital solutions. BDC supports underserved entrepreneurs and emergent industries to generate greater social and economic impact. BDC is also certified B Corp and actively contributes to the growth of a worldwide movement of entrepreneurs who create inclusive and sustainable prosperity. For more information on BDC’s solutions, and to consult more than 1,000 free tools and articles visit bdc.ca.