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SITO Mobile Amends Debt Agreement With Fortress

JERSEY CITY, N.J., March 02, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SITO Mobile Ltd. (SITO) (NASDAQ:SITO), a leading mobile engagement platform provider, announced today an amendment to its debt agreement with Fortress.

Highlights of the Terms of the Amendment:

  • New Payment Terms: Beginning with the payment due at the end of February 2016, monthly debt principal payments are $175,000 per month (reduced from $333,000 per month previously) payable each month through February 2017. At month-end March 2017, debt principal payments will become $300,000 per month until the loan maturity date of March 31, 2018, at which time the total remaining loan balance of $3.3 million will be due.
  • Principal Deferral: The total debt principal payment deferral for the loan term is $2.5 million.
  • Consideration: In consideration of this agreement, SITO Mobile will pay Fortress $100,000 and 200,000 shares of restricted stock.

“Fortress is a committed and supportive equity and debt investor in SITO Mobile and has agreed to these more favorable payment terms in recognition of our strong revenue growth and positive outlook,” said Jerry Hug, SITO Mobile’s CEO. “The amendment’s near-term principal payment reductions offer SITO greater liquidity in the coming quarters as we continue to grow revenues and EBITDA.”

About SITO Mobile Ltd.

SITO Mobile provides a mobile engagement platform that enables brands to increase awareness, loyalty and ultimately sales. For more information visit www.sitomobile.com.

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