SOURCE: Hi Score Corporation

May 18, 2012 16:30 ET

Hi Score Announces Sale of Its Subsidiary, DMD Lighting, for Cash and a Share of Future DMD Profits

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - May 18, 2012) - Hi Score Corporation (PINKSHEETS: HSCO) announced today that it has executed a transaction where Hi Score subsidiary DMD Lighting and Energy Control Systems has been sold to an unnamed private interest. The terms of the transaction, which occurred in the first quarter of 2012, prohibited the public announcement until the second quarter of 2012. The deal allows Hi Score to retain 25% of the profits from DMD over the next three years while losing all liability for continued operating expenses. "We shed over 200 thousand dollars in debt as well as at least a quarter million dollars in annual operating expenses... This is cash that we do not have to spend... The deal is great for our balance sheet and allows us to continue to receive a healthy amount of the profit without being responsible for the day to day," said Hi Score CEO Michael Zoyes.

The move frees up Hi Score to pursue acquisitions of profitable companies... not only in the energy space but also other sectors... the real qualifier is that the acquisition target is profitable or is a new venture with a very high probability for profitability. The move also keeps Dominick Falso on as COO. "I am very excited about our opportunities," said Dominick, "especially in the Energy Saving Lighting end of the business... which typically has greater margins than the traditional lighting business... The future looks very bright." Dominick Falso was appointed as Hi Score's Chief Operating Officer in January of 2011.

About Hi Score

Hi Score Corporation is a supplier of eco-friendly lighting products in the Western Hemisphere. It offers its customers the fiscal and ecological practicality of utilizing safe, efficient, solid state green lighting rather than conventional fluorescent and incandescent bulbs. The Company offers the widest selection of high quality, long lasting LED lighting products that that can replace existing incandescent, fluorescent and halogen bulbs as well as compact fluorescent lights. Additionally the Company offers Compact Fluorescent and Halogen Lighting under its EcoGreenBulb and REPCO Labels, respectively. The Company sells its products directly to distributors, consumers, businesses as well as to municipalities.

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