General: Deep Down announces funding of Mako Technologies acquisition
Posted on 16.01.2008 - 14:00 EST in GENERAL NEWS by Rons_ROV_Links
Deep Down, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DPDW) today announced that it has closed on its anticipated additional $6,000,000 in debt financing with Prospect Capital Corporation to fund its acquisition of Mako Technologies, Inc. ("Mako"). Headquartered in Morgan City, Louisiana, Mako serves the growing offshore petroleum and marine industries with technical support services, and products vital to offshore petroleum production, through rentals of its remotely operated vehicles (ROV), topside and subsea equipment, and diving support systems used in diving operations, maintenance and repair operations, offshore construction, and environmental/marine surveys.
As part of this funding, Deep Down paid $2,916,667 in cash, issued 6,574,074 restricted shares of common stock of Deep Down and paid off an aggregate of $917,676 in Mako bank debt. Up to $2,083,333 in cash and 4,695,767 restricted shares of common stock of Deep Down will be paid upon completion of an audit to verify adjusted EBITDA expectations for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2007.