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Power Solutions International Announces Amendment to Indenture

WOOD DALE, Ill., April 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Power Solutions International, Inc. (“PSI” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ:PSIX), a leader in the design, engineer and manufacture of emissions-certified alternative-fuel and conventional power systems, today announced an amendment to its April 29, 2015 indenture (“Indenture”) covering its $55.0 million 5.50% Senior Notes due 2018 (“Notes”). The amendment provides the Company with increased financial flexibility throughout the remaining term of the Notes, and includes, among other things:

  • an increase of permitted indebtedness to $145.0 million (as defined by the agreement, with such amount reducing to $135.0 million effective February 1, 2017);
  • the elimination of the special mandatory offer to purchase (as defined by the agreement); and
  • an increase in the interest rate to 6.50%.

Michael Lewis, Chief Financial Officer of PSI, stated, “PSI gains meaningful financial flexibility from these amended terms, an important step in restructuring our debt to support the expected growth in on-road opportunities during the second half of 2016. The second half ramp-up of these opportunities is critical to meet our financial goals for the year, and to establish a solid base for 2017 and beyond.”

About Power Solutions International, Inc.
Power Solutions International, Inc. (PSI or the Company) is a leader in the design, engineer and manufacture of emissions-certified, alternative-fuel power systems. PSI provides integrated turnkey solutions to leading global original equipment manufacturers in the industrial and on-road markets. The Company's unique in-house design, prototyping, engineering and testing capacities allow PSI to customize clean, high-performance engines that run on a wide variety of fuels, including natural gas, propane, biogas, gasoline and diesel.

PSI develops and delivers complete industrial power systems that are used worldwide in stationary and mobile power generation applications supporting standby, prime, and Co-generation power (CHP) applications; mobile industrial applications that include forklifts, aerial lifts, industrial sweepers, aircraft ground support, arbor, agricultural and construction equipment. In addition, PSI develops and delivers power systems purpose built for the Class 3 through Class 7 medium duty trucks and buses for the North American and Asian markets.

For more information on PSI, visit www.psiengines.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding the current expectations of the Company about its prospects and opportunities. These forward-looking statements are covered by the "Safe Harbor for Forward-Looking Statements" provided by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The Company has tried to identify these forward looking statements by using words such as "expect," "contemplate," "anticipate," "estimate," "plan," "will," "would," "should," "forecast," "believe," "outlook, " "guidance," "projection," "target" or similar expressions, but these words are not the exclusive means for identifying such statements. The Company cautions that a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, the forward-looking statements, including, without limitation, the continued development and expansion of the market for alternative-fuel power systems; technological and other risks relating to the Company's development of its 8.8 and 4.3 liter engines, introduction of other new products and entry into on-road markets (including the risk that these initiatives may not be successful); the timing of new products; the Company's ability to integrate recent acquisitions into the business of the Company successfully and the amount of time and expense spent and incurred in connection with the integration; the risk that the economic benefits, cost savings and other synergies that the Company originally anticipated as a result of recent acquisitions are not fully realized or take longer to realize than expected; the significant strain on the Company's senior management team, support teams, manufacturing lines, information technology platforms and other resources resulting from rapid expansion of the Company's operations (including as a result of recent acquisitions); volatility in oil and gas prices; changes in environmental and regulatory policies; significant competition; global economic conditions (including their impact on demand growth); and the Company's dependence on key suppliers. For a detailed discussion of factors that could affect the Company's future operating results, please see the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the disclosures under "Risk Factors" and "Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements" in those filings. Except as expressly required by the federal securities laws, the Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, changed circumstances or future events or for any other reason.

Contact: Power Solutions International, Inc. Michael Lewis Chief Financial Officer +1 (630) 350-9400 michael.lewis@psiengines.com The Blueshirt Group Gary Dvorchak, CFA Managing Director +1 (323) 240-5796 gary@blueshirtgroup.com

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