BEIJING, Nov. 4, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Language Key China Ltd., Hong Kong, a provider of business English and communication skills training, announced that in May 2010, The Language Key (Shanghai) Consultation Ltd., its Wholly Owned Foreign Enterprise (WOFE) in Mainland China, signed an agreement with Deloitte Touche Tomatsu CPA Ltd. to conduct a series of business English language training programs for its Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou offices.
"Deloitte Touche Tomatsu CPA Ltd. is an important client for The Language Key," stated Dirk Haddow, CEO of The Language Key China Ltd., Hong Kong. "We are honored that they continue to work with us, and we believe that retaining such prestigious clients is a function of our unyielding focus on delivering high-quality training programs."
About Deloitte Touche Tomatsu CPA Ltd.
Deloitte refers to one or more of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee, and its network of member firms, each of which is a legally separate and independent entity. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms.
Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 140 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and deep local expertise to help clients succeed wherever they operate. Deloitte's approximately 169,000 professionals are committed to becoming the standard of excellence.
In China, services are provided by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Limited and their subsidiaries and affiliates. Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu CPA Limited are, together, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited.
Deloitte China is one of the leading professional services providers in the Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR. Deloitte China has over 8,000 people in 14 offices in Beijing, Chongqing, Dalian, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Hong Kong, Macau, Nanjing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Tianjin, Wuhan and Xiamen.
As early as 1917, Deloitte China opened an office in Shanghai. Backed by Deloitte China's global network, Deloitte China delivers a full range of audit, tax, consulting and financial advisory services to national, multinational and growth enterprise clients in China.
Deloitte China has considerable experience in China and has been a significant contributor to the development of China's accounting standards, taxation system and local professional accountants. Deloitte China also provides services to around one-third of all companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.
About The Language Key China Ltd.
The Language Key China Ltd., along with its Hong Kong affiliate, The Language Key Training Ltd. (collectively, "The Language Key"), is a leading provider of Corporate Training Solutions in Greater China, with operations in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, and Shenzhen. The Language Key provides generic and tailored Business English and Communications Skills courses, Soft Skills workshops, Executive Coaching and other related services to public and private sector clients, including government entities in Hong Kong and Mainland China and many Fortune 500 corporations.
About Mount Knowledge Holdings Inc.
Mount Knowledge Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:MKHD) is an educational software development, sales and training company offering innovative and proprietary "real-time self learning" software products and teaching services for both corporate and direct consumer markets worldwide. The Company's technology stems from an interactive and visual learning system referred to as "Syntality,"(TM) integrated into a core application known as the "Knowledge Generator,"(TM) and is currently being offered in China to the more than 300 million students from grade school to university seeking to learn English, and a vast number of people in the Chinese workplace increasing their English fluency to achieve greater income earning potential.
Executed Definitive Agreement – Mount Knowledge Holdings, Inc.
As disclosed in its Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on October 8, 2010, on October 5, 2010, Mount Knowledge Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:MKHD) executed a definitive agreement to acquire The Language Key group of companies, a business English and communication skills training organization based in Asia. Upon the completion of the purchase, Mount Knowledge Holdings, Inc. will own the assets of Language Key Asia Ltd., a to be formed parent entity of The Language Key group of companies, and its operational subsidiaries, making the entities wholly-owned and operated subsidiaries of Mount Knowledge Holdings, Inc., pursuant to a parent-subsidiary Language Key restructuring plan.
Pursuant to an amendment to the definitive agreement, and as disclosed in Mount Knowledge's Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the SEC on October 29, 2010, the closing is scheduled to occur on or before December 31, 2010 upon completion of all required actions, including the completion of consolidated and audited financial statements of Language Key to coincide with Mount Knowledge Holdings, Inc.'s fiscal year end of October 31, 2010. Factors and events that may arise may adversely affect the timing or ability of the parties to complete the transactions contemplated in the definitive agreement and the ability of both companies to satisfy all necessary closing conditions, including without limitation completion of Language Key's audit and restructuring plan. Accordingly, there is no guarantee that a closing of the transactions contemplated by the definitive agreement, as amended, will occur. Shareholders of, and potential investors in, Mount Knowledge are strongly cautioned not to place any undue reliance on the disclosures statements herein regarding the The Language Key China Ltd.'s entry into a contract with Deloitte Touche Tomatsu CPA Ltd.
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