VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - December 17, 2010) - Pyng Medical (TSX VENTURE: PYT) announced today that, subject to all necessary regulatory and other required approvals, it intends to issue, on a non-brokered private placement basis, up to 3,000,000 common shares at $0.20 per share for net proceeds of up to $600,000 to a single investor, MDR Specialty Distribution Corporation of Williamsburg, Virginia ("MDR"). MDR is a wholesale medical supplier distributor with revenues in excess of US$50,000,000 per year. One of the principals of MDR, Mr. Herbert A. Toms 3rd, will be appointed to the Pyng board of directors upon closing of the placement. Mr. Toms, one of the founders of MDR, has been in the medical device supply business for over 12 years. Mr. Toms brings extensive experience and knowledge to Pyng regarding both domestic and international medical device warehousing and distribution.
There are no finder's fees payable in connection with the placement. All securities issued in connection with the placement will be subject to a statutory hold period of four months plus a day from the date of issuance in accordance with applicable securities legislation.
The proceeds of the placement will be used for general working capital and to pursue international sales opportunities.
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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