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Summer Infant Enters Into Amended Credit Agreement

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Dec. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Summer Infant, Inc. ("Summer Infant" or the "Company") (NASDAQ:SUMR), a global leader in premium infant and juvenile products, today announced that the Company has amended its existing credit facility, which still consists of a $60 million revolving credit facility, a $5 million "first in last out" (FILO) facility and $10 million term loan facility. The amendment provides, among other things, for an increase in maximum leverage ratio as defined in the agreement. Further details of the amendment will be included in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K to be filed with the SEC.

Bob Stebenne, Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are very pleased to announce that we've amended our credit facility, providing increased liquidity as we prepare for expected higher growth heading into 2016. We appreciate the continued support of all institutions participating in this credit agreement."

About Summer Infant, Inc.

Based in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, the Company is a global leader of premium infant and juvenile products for ages 0-3 years which are sold principally to large North American and international retailers. The Company currently sells proprietary products in a number of different categories including nursery audio/video monitors, safety gates, durable bath products, bed rails, nursery products, strollers, booster and potty seats, swaddling blankets, bouncers, travel accessories, highchairs, swings, and infant feeding products. For more information about the Company, please visit www.summerinfant.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements in this release that are not historical fact may be deemed "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and the Company intends that such forward-looking statements be subject to the safe harbor created thereby. These statements are accompanied by words such as "anticipate," "expect," "project," "will," "believes," "estimate" and similar expressions, and include statements regarding the Company's expectations regarding increased liquidity and future growth. The Company cautions that these statements are qualified by important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected by such forward-looking statements. Such factors include the concentration of the Company's business with retail customers; the ability of the Company to compete in its industry; the Company's ability to continue to control costs and expenses, including legal expenses; the Company's dependence on key personnel; the Company's reliance on foreign suppliers; the Company's ability to develop, market and launch new products; the Company's ability to grow sales with existing and new customers and in new channels; the Company's ability to meet required financial covenants under its loan agreements; and other risks as detailed in the Company's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2015, and subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company assumes no obligation to update the information contained in this release.

CONTACT: Company Contact: Chris Witty Investor Relations 646-438-9385 cwitty@darrowir.com

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