IRVING, TX--(Marketwired - Jul 14, 2016) - PFO Global, Inc. (OTCQB: PFGB) ("PFO Global" or the "Company"), an innovative commercial provider of advanced prescription lenses and finished eyewear, as well as the exclusive distributor for Optima lenses in the United States, and major Optima brand supplier for North and South America, today announced that Hillair Capital Investments L.P. ("Hillair Capital") has invested an additional $616,000 in the Company.
On July 8, 2016, Hillair Capital and the Company entered into a securities purchase agreement for an additional aggregate of $616,000 in principal amount of an original issue discount senior secured convertible debenture, bringing Hillair Capital's total investment to date to approximately $9.4 million.
Matt Cevasco, President and CEO of PFO Global, Inc., stated, "We're pleased that our financing partner, Hillair Capital, continues to support us through additional investments in the Company. Our goal at PFO Global remains focused on providing the highest quality eyewear and lenses at the most competitive price points, while facilitating logistical efficiency via proprietary technology. I continue to believe there exists a timely opportunity to disrupt the current prescription lens retail market and highly fragmented global optical industry paradigm."
About PFO Global
PFO Global is an innovative commercial provider of quality lenses and prescription eyewear for eye care and optical professionals. With our unique blend of lens brands, easy-to-use online ordering portal, and fashion forward value eyewear packages, PFO Global offers our customers access to premium products and services at an affordable price point with the added efficiency needed to remain competitive in today's market. Our portfolio of products include: Complete Eyewear, SmartCalc™, Identity™/Acuity™ and Upgrade™ (Digital Free-Form Lenses), Optima-Resolution™ Distortion Free Polycarbonate Lenses, Hyper Index™ by ASAHI LITE and VITARIS™. For more information, please visit www.pfoglobal.com
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