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Angel Telecom meldet Erwerb von Vermögenswerten der Vivaro Corporation

Angel Telecom Corporation (AGLT: OTC Other) (NASDAQ: AGLT) gab heute bekannt, dass am 8. Februar 2013 Next Angel LLC, ein Joint Venture Unternehmen von Angel Telecom (Angel), Next Communications Inc. und Marcatel Telecommunications LLC, praktisch das gesamte Anlagevermögen der Vivaro Corp. und Tochtergesellschaften aus dem Konkurs von Vivaro erworben hat. Angel besitzt 42,5% der Next Angel LLC.

Vivaro und seine sechs Tochtergesellschaften, darunter STI Prepaid, STi Telecom und Kare Distribution, beantragten im September 2012 Gläubigerschutz gemäss Kapitel 11 des US-amerikanischen Konkursgesetzes. Vivaro und seine Tochtergesellschaften verkaufen Prepaid Calling Cards hauptsächlich an Hispanoamerikaner in den USA. Neben dem Sprachtelefondienst nach Mexiko hält Vivaro einen beträchtlichen Marktanteil an Telefonaten auch in andere lateinamerikanische Länder. Laut Eröffnung vom 30. November 2012 beim zuständigen Insolvenzgericht in New York, erwirtschaftete Vivaro und seine Tochtergesellschaften 2011 Erlöse in Höhe von ca. 376 Mio. US-Dollar. Misswirtschaft und mehrere Fehlentscheidungen des Managements führten dann zu einer entscheidenden Liquiditätskrise.

„Unsere strategische Partnerschaft mit Next Communications und Marcatel sowie die Übernahmen aller Assets von Vivaro sind wichtige Schritte für die künftige Entwicklung unseres Unternehmens“, kommentierte Peter Waneck, CEO von Angel. „Unser Einstieg in das Pre-paid Calling Card Geschäft in den USA und Lateinamerika schafft eine enorme Wachstumschance und wird das Handelsvolumen auf unserer ATTrade-Transaktionsplattform erheblich steigern. Gut geführt sind Prepaid-Card-Geschäfte sehr lukrativ. Wir sind der Überzeugung, dass das Potenzial des Prepaid-Calling-Card-Sektors aufgrund neuer Technologien, für bestehende und neue Kundensegmente, extrem hoch ist. Angel plant, bei diesen technologischen Entwicklungen zukünftig einer der Vorreiter zu sein.“

Über Angel Telecom

Angel Telecom besitzt und betreibt ATTrade©, eine professionelle Online-Handelsplattform für Voice over IP (“VOIP”)-Verkehr. Die Plattform verwendet eine proprietäre, speziell auf die Bedürfnisse eines VOIP basierenden Provider zugeschnittene Software. Die Plattform ist seit September 2006 ununterbrochen in Betrieb und wird von fast 500 Carriern genutzt. Die Mitglieder der Unternehmensleitung verfügen über eine mehr als 20-jährige Erfahrung im internationalen Telekommunikationsgroßhandel und unterhalten langjährige Beziehungen mit anderen Telefongesellschaften weltweit.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf der Unternehmenswebsite unter www.angel-telecom.com

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