Quantum Technologies Announces Repayment of Senior Secured Debt
IRVINE, Calif., April 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Quantum Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) (Nasdaq: QTWW), announced today that it has fully repaid all of the outstanding indebtedness owed to its senior secured lender and, as a result of such repayment, the Credit Agreement between the Company and its senior secured lender has been terminated.
“We are extremely pleased to have fully repaid the debt obligations owed to our senior secured lender,” said Alan P. Niedzwiecki, President and CEO of Quantum. Mr. Niedzwiecki added, “Over the past twelve months, we have significantly improved our balance sheet by reducing our debt by approximately $13.5 million. Going forward, we can direct our resources on executing and expanding on our natural gas and hybrid vehicle programs as well as other business opportunities.”
Quantum Fuel Systems Technologies Worldwide, Inc., a fully integrated alternative energy company, is a leader in the development and production of advanced propulsion systems, natural gas vehicle storage technologies, and alternative fuel vehicles. Quantum’s wholly owned subsidiary, Schneider Power Inc., and affiliate, Asola Solarpower GmbH, complement Quantum’s emerging renewable energy presence through the development and ownership of wind and solar farms, and manufacture of high efficiency solar modules. Quantum’s portfolio of technologies includes electronic controls, hybrid electric drive systems, natural gas and hydrogen storage and metering systems and alternative fuel technologies that enable fuel efficient, low emission hybrid, plug-in hybrid electric, fuel cell, and natural gas vehicles. Quantum’s powertrain engineering, system integration, vehicle manufacturing, and assembly capabilities provide fast-to-market solutions to support the production of hybrid and plug-in hybrid, hydrogen-powered hybrid, fuel cell, natural gas fuel, and specialty vehicles, as well as modular, transportable hydrogen refueling stations. Quantum’s customer base includes automotive OEMs, dealer networks, fleets, aerospace industry, military and other government entities, and other strategic alliance partners.
Forward Looking Statements:
This press release contains forward looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements included in this report, other than those that are historical, are forward-looking statements and can generally be identified by words such as “may,” “could,” “will,” “should,” “assume,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “intend,” “believe,” “predict, ” “estimate,” “forecast,” “outlook,” “potential,” or “continue,” or the negative of these terms, and other comparable terminology. Various risks and other factors could cause actual results, and actual events that occur, to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update the information in this press release to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events.
More information can be found about the products and services of Quantum, Schneider Power and Asola at http://www.qtww.com/ or you may contact:
Brion D. Tanous Dale Rasmussen Principal, CleanTech IR, Inc. Quantum Technologies Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com 310-541-6824 206-315-8242
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