Absolute Completes Sale of Absolute Manage and Absolute Service

October 05, 2015

Vancouver, Canada: October 5, 2015 – Absolute® Software Corporation (TSX: ABT) the industry standard for persistent endpoint security and data risk management solutions, today announced the completion of the sale of Absolute Manage and Absolute Service to HEAT Software for approximate total gross proceeds of USD$11.0 million, including customary closing adjustments.

Absolute intends to use the proceeds from the transaction for general corporate purposes. Following the completed divestiture, Absolute and HEAT Software will begin to transition Absolute Manage and Absolute Service customers, and certain assets and operations.

“With the divestiture complete, we can now singularly focus on our core information security technology, the long-term growth driver for our business,” said Geoff Haydon, chief executive officer, Absolute. “We selected HEAT Software because of its commitment to support the Manage and Service technology and customer base. We look forward to working with HEAT Software to ensure a seamless transition.”

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Absolute Software (NASDAQ: ABST) (TSX: ABST) is the only provider of self-healing, intelligent security solutions. Embedded in more than 600 million devices, Absolute is the only platform offering a permanent digital connection that intelligently and dynamically applies visibility, control and self-healing capabilities to endpoints, applications, and network connections - helping customers to strengthen cyber resilience against the escalating threat of ransomware and malicious attacks. Trusted by more than 18,000 customers, G2 recognized Absolute as a leader for the tenth consecutive quarter in the Summer 2022 Grid® Report for Endpoint Management and as a high performer in the G2 Grid Report for Zero Trust Networking.

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