VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 3, 2012) - Pyng Medical Corp. (TSX VENTURE:PYT) ("Pyng" or the "Company") today announced a loan (the "Loan") in the amount of US$220,000 from its largest shareholder Excelera Corporation ("Excelera"). The Loan carries interest at 11% per annum, is unsecured, and does not include an equity component. The total principal and interest is due on April 12, 2012.
Excelera currently beneficially owns or controls 19.99% of the outstanding common shares of Pyng. These shares were transferred to Excelera from MDR Specialty Distribution Corp. ("MDR") as a result of a reorganization of MDR. Herb Toms, the Chairman of Pyng, beneficially owns or controls 80% of the common shares of Excelera and MDR.
Pyng also expects to develop a long-term financing arrangement of up to US$1,000,000 with Excelera, which the Loan will roll into, that is expected to provide additional funds to complete critical product development activity.
The Company also announced that Robert Di Silvio has replaced Herb Toms as a member of the Audit Committee.
About Pyng Medical Corp.
Pyng Medical Corp. commercializes award-winning trauma and resuscitation products for front-line critical care personnel. Pyng's expanded product portfolio includes a variety of innovative, lifesaving tools. With growing markets in North America, Europe and Asia, Pyng offers user-preferred medical devices for use by hospital staff, emergency medical services and military forces worldwide.
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