ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH) ("LightPath," the "Company" or "we"), a leading vertically integrated global manufacturer and distributor of proprietary optical components and high-level assemblies, announced today that it has secured a $2,000,000 line of credit facility with Avidbank Corporate Finance, a division of Avidbank. The facility will be used as follows: $1,000,000 for working capital flexibility and $1,000,000 for equipment acquisitions.
"We are very pleased to be working with Avidbank; they quickly understood our business, what we have accomplished and where we want to go," stated Jim Gaynor, President and Chief Executive Officer. "The ability to establish this type of credit facility signals the progress LightPath has made and the sustainability of our growing business. This line of credit facility will provide us flexibility to meet any potential liquidity issues as we grow our business. We are excited to establish this partnership and are looking forward to a long-term relationship with Avidbank.""I am glad we were able to put this facility in place for LightPath," said Avidbank Corporate Finance Executive Vice President, Mike Hansen. "They have built a quality team with extensive experience and insight into this marketplace. We appreciate the opportunity to contribute to their continued success." About LightPath Technologies:LightPath Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LPTH) provides optics and photonics solutions for the industrial, defense, telecommunications, testing and measurement, and medical industries. LightPath designs, manufactures, and distributes optical and infrared components including molded glass aspheric lenses and assemblies, infrared lenses and thermal imaging assemblies, fused fiber collimators, and gradient index GRADIUM® lenses. LightPath also offers custom optical assemblies, including full engineering design support. For more information, visit www.lightpath.com.