Trans-Lux Corporation Announces Purchase of Outstanding Debt

NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2016 / PRNewswire / — Trans-Lux Corporation (OTC Pink: TNLX) (“Trans-Lux”), a leading supplier of Digital Displays and next generation LED lighting, today announced that on December 22, 2015, it consummated a transaction relating to outstanding 8¼% Limited Convertible Senior Subordinated Notes which matured in 2012. The announcement was made by J.M. Allain, President and CEO.

An aggregate of $457,000 of principal (the “Exchanged Notes”) was exchanged for an aggregate of $228,500 and an aggregate of 38,082 shares of the Company’s Common Stock, $0.001 par value per share (the “Common Stock”). As part of the exchange, all of the Company’s remaining obligations under the Exchanged Notes, including the payment of interest, were terminated. The Common Stock issued in the exchange was not registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.

“We have worked diligently to settle these bonds. Originally, we had over $10 million in bonds outstanding, and following this transaction we now have $626,000. We will continue to consider any additional opportunities to settle outstanding bonds which are presented to us with the goal of closing out all bonds,” said J.M. Allain.

About Trans-Lux

Trans-Lux Corporation is a leading designer and manufacturer of TL Vision digital video displays and TL Energy LED lighting solutions for the financial, sports and entertainment, gaming, education, government, and commercial markets. With a comprehensive offering of LED Large Screen Systems, LCD Flat Panel Displays, Data Walls and scoreboards (marketed under Fair-Play by Trans-Lux), Trans-Lux delivers comprehensive video display solutions for any size venue’s indoor and outdoor display needs. TL Energy enables organizations to greatly reduce energy related costs with green lighting solutions. For more information please visit

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SOURCE Trans-Lux Corporation