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CalAmp Announces Closing of Common Stock Offering

OXNARD, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless communications solutions for a broad array of applications to customers globally, today announced the closing of an underwritten public offering of 5,175,000 shares of its common stock at $9.25 per share. The aggregate amount of common shares sold reflects the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase up to 675,000 additional shares of common stock to cover over-allotments.

The Company received net proceeds of approximately $45 million, after deducting underwriting discounts and estimated offering expenses. CalAmp intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to fund a portion of the purchase price for its previously announced pending acquisition of the operations of Wireless Matrix Corporation.

Canaccord Genuity Inc. and B. Riley & Co., LLC acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC, Northland Securities, Inc. and First Analysis Securities Corporation acted as co-managers for the offering.

A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and has become effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. Any offer or sale will be made only by means of the written prospectus supplement forming part of the effective registration statement for the offering.

Copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus may be obtained by sending a request to the offices of Canaccord Genuity, Attn: Syndicate Department, 99 High Street, 12th Floor, Boston, MA 02110 at (617) 371-3900 or B. Riley & Co., LLC, 11100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90025 at (310) 966-1444. Alternatively, you may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at

About CalAmp Corp.

CalAmp is a leading provider of wireless communications solutions for a broad array of applications to customers globally. The Company's two business segments are Wireless DataCom, which serves enterprise, utility and government customers, and Satellite, which focuses on the North American Direct Broadcast Satellite market. For more information, please visit

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