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Posted: November 30, 2007
Titan Global Holdings Consummates Final Step in Acquisition of Assets Held by Nexus Nano Electronics
(Nanowerk News) Titan Global Holdings, Inc. ("Titan") (OTCBB:TTGL), a high growth diversified holding company, has announced that Titan Nexus, Inc., a unit of Titan Electronics Group, has successfully completed the final step in the acquisition of the assets of Nexus Nano Electronics, Inc. (“Nexus”), a manufacturer of custom circuit boards for aerospace, defense and other industries. The surrender of assets was completed by agreement between Nexus as debtor and Titan as creditor.
Titan recently announced various secured debt and equity instruments secured with the assets of Nexus Nano Electronics, Inc. (“Nexus”). Titan has now exercised its legal rights as its lender to obtain ownership of Nexus’ assets. Titan will combine Nexus with the operations of its Titan Electronics Group, creating synergies and efficiencies. Titan Electronics Group includes its legacy PCB divisions of Titan PCB East and Titan PCB West.
Nexus manufactures custom circuit board products for a variety of industries including aerospace, defense contractors and alternate energy equipment producers. Nexus generated revenues of $12 million and $16 million in the periods ended June 30, 2007 and June 30, 2006, respectively. Nexus has 90 employees in its advanced facilities in Brandon, Vermont, and Woburn, Massachusetts.
“The Nexus acquisition represented an opportunity for our Electronics Group to achieve valuable new synergies and efficiencies,” said Bryan Chance, President and Chief Executive Officer of Titan Global Holdings. “Our strategic equity partners identified this opportunity and helped us structure the transaction in a manner that resulted in the issuance of equity and no debt. This addition significantly strengthens the Company’s balance sheet through the addition of unencumbered assets. We will move quickly to integrate Nexus into Titan Electronics Group.”
Titan’s Electronics Group includes companies that specialize in the manufacturing of advanced circuit boards and other high-tech products for military and high-tech clients. Titan Electronics Group operates two subsidiaries -- Titan PCB East and Titan PCB West -- that specialize in the manufacturing of advanced circuit boards and other high-tech products for military and high-tech clients, such as Textron. Titan Electronics generated record revenues in 2006. Titan's PCB East holds the highly coveted 31032 manufacturing certification from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Titan Electronics Group grew to $23.6 million in revenue in fiscal 2007. Titan had announced record guidance for its Electronics and Homeland Security Division in fiscal 2008. Titan anticipates this division will generate revenues of $30 million for the fiscal year ended August 31, 2008. In light of the Nexus acquisition, Titan has upgraded fiscal 2008 revenue guidance to $45 million for Titan Electronics Group.
“We believe we can repeat the achievements of Titan’s Electronics and Homeland team with the operation and team at Nexus,” said Curtis Okumura, President of Titan’s Electronics and Homeland Security Division. “Adding new products to our growing rep-centric organization should have a profoundly positive impact on Nexus’ revenue and preserve jobs for its talented and committed family of employees. We achieved similar results with our existing operations. Furthermore, we will efficiently integrate these facilities, exploring many opportunities to exploit our economies of scale.”
About Titan Global Holdings
Titan Global Holdings is a diversified holding company with a dynamic portfolio of subsidiaries spanning international telecommunications, electronics and homeland security, consumer products and energy resources. Through our nine wholly-owned subsidiaries, we take advantage of valuable synergies between our subsidiaries to maximize revenue growth, internal development and strategic acquisitions. In fiscal 2006 Titan generated in excess of $109 million in revenues on a consolidated basis and projects fiscal 2008 revenues up to $747 million. Titan’s operating divisions include the following:
Titan’s Telecommunications Division addresses a range of high-growth markets in the telecommunications, wireless and mobile segments. Companies include Oblio Telecom, Inc., the second largest publicly-owned company focused on the international prepaid telecommunications segment; StartTalk, Inc.; Pinless, Inc.; Titan Wireless Communications, Inc.; and Ready Mobile.
The Titan Global Energy Division aggregates traditional and next-generation energy and fuel assets that can provide significant opportunities for growth in one of the world’s largest and most critical markets.
Titan Global Brands integrates, protects and expands brand management capabilities to leverage and optimize growth across Titan’s worldwide distribution channels. We own or manage more than 100 brands that are distributed through efficient, overlapping and expansive distribution channels.
Titan Card Services capitalizes on the burgeoning multibillion dollar international prepaid money transfer sector. The Card Services division provides a seamless brand extension for Titan's growing family of prepaid products, currently sold through a nationwide network of more than 71,000 retailers.
Titan’s Electronics and Homeland Security Division includes Titan PCB East, Inc. and Titan PCB West, Inc. These companies specialize in the manufacture of advanced circuit boards and other electronic products for classified military and defense department customers, and other high-tech clients.
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