TEL AVIV, Israel, Aug. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RiT Technologies Ltd. (Nasdaq:RITT) announced today that Stins Coman Inc., RiT's majority shareholder, has increased the terms of its existing convertible loan from $35 million to $45 million.
Additionally, Stins Coman extended the term of their convertible loan agreement by approximately 12 months (until December 31, 2016). Until the end of the agreement period, RiT may call for any unused portion of the loan, which, after the current increase of the maximum loan amount, totals $16.1 million. The remaining provisions of the loan agreement are left unchanged.
The additional capital will be used for new product development, including the Beamcaster wireless communication solution, RiT's IIM and DCIM solutions and to expand RiT sales and marketing activities in strategic markets such as China and India.
"We are encouraged by the market acceptance of PatchView+, the next-generation IIM solution launched in 2013. We also believe the recent integration of the CenterMind DCIM solution with PatchView+ uniquely positions RiT for the future in both the IIM and DCIM market as the only DCIM solution to provide full control of the physical layer of the data center. In addition, we remain confident with Beamcaster's ability to bring the benefits of fiber to the office desk and the Data Center Racks via a secured high-speed wireless connection", commented Mr. Sergey Anisimov, Chairman of the Stins Coman Group.
"With a portfolio of advanced solutions that address present and future market needs, RiT Technologies is set to become a leading player in the field of network infrastructure for data centers and corporate network environments," concluded Mr. Sergey Anisimov.
Commenting on the news, Motti Hania, RiT's President and CEO, said, "The increase and extension of the loan agreement demonstrates Stins Coman's confidence in RiT's strategic plan and our ability to achieve long-term value for our shareholders."
About RiT Technologies
RiT Technologies (Nasdaq:RITT), is a leading provider of IIM and structured cabling solutions and a developer of an innovative indoor optical wireless technology solution. The RiT IIM products provide network utilization for data centers, communication rooms and work space environments. They help companies plan and provision, monitor and troubleshoot their communications networks, maximizing utilization, reliability and physical security of the network while minimizing unplanned downtime. The RiT solutions are deployed around the world, in a broad range of organizations, including data centers in corporate organizations, government agencies, financial institutions, airport authorities, healthcare and education institutions and more. Our Beamcaster™ product is an innovative indoor optical wireless networking technology solutions, designed to help customers streamline deployment, reduce infrastructure design, installation and maintenance complexity and enhance security in a cost effective way. RiT's shares are traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol RITT. For more information, please visit: www.rittech.com
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