DragonWave Inc.

DragonWave Inc.

January 07, 2014 07:00 ET

DragonWave Announces Increased and Extended Credit Facilities

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 7, 2014) - DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI)(NASDAQ:DRWI) a leading global supplier of packet microwave radio systems for mobile and access networks, today announced that it has amended its existing revolving credit facilities with Comerica Bank and Export Development Canada. The maximum amount of credit availability under the amended asset-based credit facility has been increased from $20 million USD to $40 million USD. Credit availability is subject to ongoing compliance with borrowing covenants and short term assets on hand. DragonWave currently has $15 million USD drawn on this facility, and access to additional available funds is geared to future growth in accounts receivable. The revolving credit maturity date has also been extended from May 31, 2014 to June 1, 2016.

"We are pleased that Comerica Bank and Export Development Canada have provided us with additional flexibility to respond to potential working capital needs driven by opportunities in our pipeline," said Peter Allen, DragonWave President and CEO.

The arrangements include other terms, conditions and covenants customary for asset-based revolving credit facilities.

About DragonWave

DragonWave® is a leading provider of high-capacity packet microwave solutions that drive next-generation IP networks. DragonWave's carrier-grade point-to-point packet microwave systems transmit broadband voice, video and data, enabling service providers, government agencies, enterprises and other organizations to meet their increasing bandwidth requirements rapidly and affordably. The principal application of DragonWave's portfolio is wireless network backhaul, including a range of products ideally suited to support the emergence of underlying small cell networks. Additional solutions include leased line replacement, last mile fiber extension and enterprise networks. DragonWave's corporate headquarters is located in Ottawa, Ontario, with sales locations in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and North America. For more information, visit http://www.dragonwaveinc.com.

DragonWave® and Horizon® are registered trademarks of DragonWave Inc.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Forward-looking statements include statements as to DragonWave's growth opportunities and pipeline, and credit availability and use of proceeds under DragonWave's amended credit facilities. These statements are subject to certain assumptions, risks and uncertainties, including our view of the relative position of DragonWave's products compared to competitive offerings in the industry. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such statements. DragonWave's actual results, performance, achievements and developments may differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such statements. Risk factors that may cause the actual results, performance, achievements or developments of DragonWave to differ materially from the results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such statements can be found in the public documents filed by DragonWave with U.S. and Canadian securities regulatory authorities. DragonWave assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by law.

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