SOURCE: Transax International

March 27, 2008 09:28 ET

Transax International Sells 45% of Brazil Operations for U.S. $3.2 Million Plus Performance Bonus, With Option for 55% Balance

Previous LOI Replaced With New Agreement

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - March 27, 2008) - Transax International Limited (Transax) (OTCBB: TNSX), a network solutions company for healthcare providers and health insurance companies, announced today it has signed a stock purchase and option agreement to sell 45% of its Brazil operations for U.S. $3.2 million. The Company would also receive a performance bonus, depending on transaction volumes reached during 2008, which could be worth up to an additional U.S. $1.2 million.

Under the terms of the agreement, $800,000 (including forgiveness of a $200,000 loan from the buyer) has been paid on signing and the balance of U.S. $2.4 million will be paid by 12 equal monthly installments of U.S. $200,000 commencing April 2008. This agreement replaces the previously announced Letter of Intent (LOI) signed on December 14, 2007, with a private equity group in Brazil.

In addition, the Company has granted an option to the investor group exercisable during March-April 2009, and subject to shareholder approval, to acquire the balance of the Company's Medlink operations (including the corresponding debt) and certain licensing rights for Latin America, Spain and Portugal, in exchange for further payments to Transax of U.S. $2.4 million in the form of 12 monthly payments of $200,000 each.

Stephen Walters, President & CEO of Transax, commented, "Upon further due diligence after our announcement in December 2007, both parties have agreed to replace the LOI signed in December 2007 with this agreement. The agreement allows us to greatly improve our cash flow and will significantly lower our debt obligations in Brazil." Mr. Walters continued, "We have also offered the buyer an option to purchase the remaining 55% of the Company's Brazil subsidiary in March of 2009."

About Transax International Limited

Transax International is an emerging network solutions provider for the healthcare sector. Utilizing its proprietary MedLink™ technology, Transax provides a service similar to credit card processing for the health insurance and providers industries. A Transax transaction consists of: approving eligibility, authorization, auto-adjudication of the health claim and generating the claim payable files -- provided instantaneously in "real time" -- regardless of method of claim generation.

Transax's solutions have been proven to significantly decrease health insurance claim expenditures and healthcare provider costs. Based in Miami, Fl, Transax maintains a major operating subsidiary in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with approximately 35 staff. The Company has contracts in place with major health insurers in Brazil and currently undertakes between 700,000 to 750,000 transactions per month, for which Transax receives on average approximately $0.65 cents per transaction.

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