SOURCE: LiqTech International

LiqTech International

June 25, 2012 16:05 ET

LiqTech International, Inc. Announces the Increase of Equity of $3,467,750 From $14,411,578 to $17,878,328 Due to the Satisfaction of a Related Party Debt Obligation

BALLERUP, DENMARK--(Marketwire - Jun 25, 2012) -  LiqTech International, Inc. (OTCQX: LIQT) (PINKSHEETS: LIQT) ("LiqTech") (the "Company"), announced today that it has satisfied an outstanding related party debt obligation which was originally incurred in connection with the Company's acquisition of certain partially owned subsidiaries in August 2011.

In June and July 2011, the Company's subsidiary LiqTech USA, Inc. ("LiqTech USA") acquired all of the outstanding equity interests in LiqTech A/S ("LiqTech Denmark"), LiqTech Denmark International A/S and LiqTech NA, Inc. in exchange for cash, shares of LiqTech USA's common stock and the issuance of a promissory note in the principal amount of DKK 19,500,000 (the "Note") ($3,467,750 USD) to the related party holders of those equity interests. The Note was personally guaranteed by Mr. David N. Nemelka, a shareholder of the Company, and secured by 2,700,000 shares of the Company's common stock owned by Mr. Nemelka (the "Shares"). 

On June 25, 2012 Mr. Nemelka has paid the Note receivable to the Company. This transaction will increase the Company's equity by USD $3,467,750 based on March 31, 2012 financial statements.

ABOUT LIQTECH INTERNATIONAL, INC.
LiqTech International, Inc., a Nevada corporation, is a clean technology company that for more than a decade has developed and provided state-of-the-art technologies for gas and liquid purification using ceramic silicon carbide filters, particularly, highly specialized filters for the control of soot exhaust particles from diesel engines and for liquid filtration. It also manufactures kiln furniture. Using nanotechnology, LiqTech develops products using proprietary silicon carbide technology. LiqTech's products are based on unique silicon carbide membranes which facilitate new applications and improve existing technologies. For more information, please visit www.liqtech.com.

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