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Mantra Venture Group Acquires AW Solutions, Inc. and its Related Entities

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mantra Venture Group Ltd. (OTC:MVTG) (the “Company”) a technology incubator, announced the acquisition of 80.1% of the assets of AW Solutions, Inc., based in Longwood, FL., as well as its related entities in Miami and Puerto Rico (“AWS”). AWS is a leading provider of comprehensive turnkey outsourced wireless and wireline infrastructure services with licensing across the United States, Canada and the Caribbean. The acquisition of AWS is expected to bring in excess of $10 Million in annual revenues to the Company.

The Company’s existing subsidiary, Mantra Energy Alternatives, is continuing to work on developing two ground-breaking electrochemical technologies designed to make reducing greenhouse gas emissions profitable, ERC (Electro-Reduction of Carbon Dioxide) and MRFC (Mixed-Reactant Fuel Cell).

CEO Larry Kristof stated: “The acquisition of AW Solutions was an opportunity to bring real and immediate value to the shareholders of the Company. The acquisition was supported by the Company’s largest debtholders, most of whom agreed to exchange their debt for a preferred equity instrument, thus strengthening the balance sheet of the Company in the process.”

Details and terms for the acquisition are set forth in the Company’s public filings.

About Mantra Venture Group:

Mantra Venture Group Ltd. (MVTG) is a technology incubator that takes innovative emerging technologies and moves them towards commercialization. The Company’s subsidiary Mantra Energy Alternatives is developing electrochemical technologies designed to make reducing greenhouse gas emissions profitable. For more information about these technologies visit the Company’s website at: http://www.mantraventuregroup.com.

Forward-looking statements:

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Contact: Contact Details: Mantra Venture Group Ltd (604) 560-1503 info@mantraenergy.com Investor Relations SandsConsults, LLC (561) 672-7068

Source:Mantra Venture Group Ltd.