July 06, 2015 15:46 ET

PFO Global, Inc. Completes Merger and $4.0 Million Financing

IRVING, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 6, 2015) -  PFO Global, Inc. (OTCQB: ENRGD), an innovative manufacturer and commercial provider of advanced prescription lenses, finished eyewear and vision technologies, today announced that on June 30, 2015, it completed the merger of PFO Acquisition Corp., a Florida corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary and Pro Fit Optix Holding Company, LLC, a Florida limited liability company ("PFO"), with PFO continuing as the surviving company. 

In connection with the merger, Rudolf Suter has been named the Company's Chief Executive Officer and Timothy Kinnear has been named its Chief Financial Officer. Dr. Charles Posternack, Joseph Barry Schimmel, E. Dean Butler and Ed Greene have been named to the Company's board of directors.

Immediately following the merger, the Company sold an aggregate of $4,480,000 in principal amount of an 8% original issue discount senior secured convertible debenture to Hillair Capital Investments L.P. for an aggregate purchase price of $4,000,000. The Company also issued to Hillair a five year warrant to purchase an aggregate of 2,240,000 shares of its common stock. Dawson James Securities, Inc. acted as the exclusive placement agent for the offering.

Rudolf Suter, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, stated, "We are pleased to have successfully closed the merger and financing resulting in the emergence of PFO Global as a publicly traded company." 

About PFO Global

PFO Global is an innovative manufacturer and commercial provider of advanced prescription lenses, finished eyewear and vision technologies targeted for the global optometrists marketplace. PFO Global's uniquely interactive manufacturing, fulfillment and proprietary online ordering systems combine with its eyewear lens product lines intended to meet the broad array of eyewear markets, from the independent eye care professional offices to finished eyewear products for US Healthcare Entitlement Programs, such as Medicaid and Medicare.

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