Inventergy Announces Completion of Restructuring
Patents Assigned to Special Purpose Entity Under Agreement with Fortress
CAMPBELL, CA — (Marketwired) – May 1, 2017 — Inventergy Global, Inc. (NASDAQ: INVT), an intellectual property licensing and innovation company (“Inventergy” or the “Company”), announced today the completion of the previously-announced restructuring agreement (the “Agreement”) with our senior lender, an entity owned by funds managed by Fortress Investment Group LLC, (“Lender”). In connection with the restructuring, Inventergy assigned its 740 telecommunications patents to INVT SPE LLC, a special purpose entity controlled by an affiliate of Lender as the managing member, who has sole discretion to make any and all decisions relating to the patents and related monetization activities, including the right to license, sell or sue unauthorized users of the patents.
Joe Beyers, Inventergy CEO, said “The completion of the restructuring is an important milestone for the Company, as it eliminates the structured debt from our balance sheet, reduces our quarterly expenses by approximately $1.3 million, and allows us to increase our focus on the many outstanding opportunities we have in our Inventergy Innovations business.” He continued, “We are excited with the prospect of sharing in future net monetization revenues from the patents held by INVT SPE LLC. This revenue share, our significantly reduced cash burn rate, and the opportunities for our Inventergy Innovations business will enable us to increase value for our stockholders.”
About Inventergy Global, Inc.
Inventergy Global, Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based intellectual property company dedicated to identifying, acquiring and licensing patented technologies of market-significant technology leaders and small companies. Led by IP industry pioneer and veteran Joe Beyers, the Company leverages decades of corporate experience, market and technology expertise, and industry connections to assist Fortune 500 and other technology companies in leveraging the value of their innovations to achieve greater returns. For more information about Inventergy, visit www.inventergy.com.
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