PAR Technology Corporation (NYSE: PAR) today announced that it has completed the asset sale of its subsidiary, PAR Logistics Management Systems (PAR LMS), to ORBCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ: ORBC) as further described in the Company’s “Definitive Agreement” announcement of December 28, 2011. The total selling price is valued at approximately $6 million, comprised of cash and ORBCOMM common stock with a potential additional earn-out of $4 million.
PAR Chairman & CEO, Paul B. Domorski, commented, “We are very pleased with the completion of this transaction, as the sale of PAR LMS is a solid step in the implementation of our strategic plan. Our Company will continue to focus on improving shareholder value by developing innovative technologies and growing our profitable business segments in hospitality technology and government solutions.”
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About PAR Technology CorporationPAR Technology Corporation's stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PAR. PAR’s Hospitality segment has been a leading provider of restaurant and retail technology for more than 30 years. PAR offers technology solutions for the full spectrum of restaurant operations, from large chain and independent table service restaurants to international quick service chains. PAR also offers hotel management systems that provide a complete suite of powerful tools for guest management, recreation management, and timeshare/condo management. PAR provides the spa industry a leading management application that was specifically designed to support the unique needs of the resort spa and day spa markets, a rapidly growing hospitality segment. PAR solutions also can be found in retailers, cinemas, cruise lines, stadiums and food service companies. PAR provides technology solutions to the Department of Defense and other federal agencies to address evolving intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance needs, as well as being a leading provider of military communications support services. Visit www.partech.com for more information.