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SOURCE Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc.
David Lucatz Chairman and CEO: "We are committed to play a dominant role in the multi-billion dollar MRM market"
MONTVALE, N.J., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQCM: MICT, the "Company") announced today that the Company, via its wholly owned subsidiary Enertec Electronics, exercised an option and purchased 1.2 million shares of Micronet Ltd ("Micronet") constituting 6.3% of the issued and outstanding shares of Micronet. The Company paid in consideration for the purchased shares a total amount of $925,500 increasing its ownership to 58.6% of the issued and outstanding shares of Micronet. The Company had the right to purchase 1.2 million shares pursuant to a call option granted to it under an agreement signed on September 7, 2012 and previously reported.
David Lucatz, President and CEO of the Company, said:
"This purchase is part of our continuing efforts to focus our business in the Mobile Resource Management (MRM) market. We are committed to play a dominant role in the multi-billion dollar MRM market. Following the acquisition of the US based MRM business of Beijer Electronics, we are well positioned to become the supplier of choice for many MRM applications."
About Micronet Enertec Technologies, Inc.
Micronet Enertec Technologies Inc. (MICT), operates through two companies, Enertec Systems 2001 Ltd ("Enertec"), its wholly-owned subsidiary, and Micronet Ltd (Micronet), in which it has a controlling interest. Micronet Ltd and its wholly owned subsidiary Micronet Inc, operate in the growing commercial Mobile Resource Management (MRM) market, mainly in the United States. Micronet designs, develops, manufactures and sells rugged mobile computing devices that provide fleet operators and field workforces with computing solutions in challenging work environments. Enertec operates in the Defense and Aerospace markets and designs, develops, manufactures and supplies various customized military computer-based systems for missile defense systems, command and control and others. The Company's products, solutions and services are designed to perform in severe environments and battlefield conditions. For more information please visit: www.micronet-enertec.com, the content of which is not incorporated by reference into this press release.
This press release contains express or implied forward-looking statements within the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and other U.S. Federal securities laws. These forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, those statements regarding the Company's future success in the MRM market and ability to become the supplier of choice in the MRM space. Such forward-looking statements and their implications involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or performance to differ materially from those projected. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are subject to other risks and uncertainties, including those discussed in the "Risk Factors" section and elsewhere in the company's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2013 and in subsequent filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as otherwise required by law, the company is under no obligation to (and expressly disclaims any such obligation to) update or alter its forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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