Pernix Group, Inc. Announces New Contract Award In Sierra Leone

LOMBARD, Ill., Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pernix Group, Inc. (OTCBB:PRXG) announced today that the Company's joint venture, Pernix Serka Joint Venture (PS JV), has been awarded a $10.8 million contract by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) for the Rainwater Capture and Storage System at the U.S. Embassy in Freetown, Sierra Leone. The project includes site improvements, rainwater capture and storage systems, conveyance infrastructure, and water treatment for this embassy compound in West Africa.

Nidal Z. Zayed, CEO of Pernix Group, stated that, "We are extremely pleased to continue our work with the Department of State in its global embassy upgrade program. We appreciate the confidence that the U.S. Government has placed in us, and we will approach this new assignment with our traditional focus on quality, safety and timely delivery that has characterized our success with OBO in recent years. Pernix remains fully committed to the success of the State Department and its diplomatic missions abroad, and we look forward to our continued partnership with OBO."

About Pernix Group, Inc.

Pernix Group, Inc. is a global company with its headquarters in Lombard, Illinois. The Company is engaged in two primary operating business segments: construction services as a Design-Build General Contractor in the Federal and Government market; and building, managing and investing in Power Generation Projects as an Independent Power Producer. Pernix has full-scale construction and management capabilities, with operations in Africa, the Middle East, and the South Pacific. Pernix Group, Inc. common stock is traded on the over-the-counter bulletin board (OTCBB) under the symbol PRXG. Additional information is available at www.pernixgroup.com .

Forward-Looking Statement

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CONTACT: Gregg Pollack         Chief Financial Officer & Vice President - Administration         Pernix Group, Inc.         Tel: (630) 620-4787         gpollack@pernixgroup.com                  Carol Groeber         Corporate Controller and Principal Accounting Officer         Pernix Group, Inc.         Tel: (630) 620-4787         cgroeber@pernixgroup.com                  Casey Stegman         Director of Investor Relations         Stonegate Securities         Tel: (214) 987-4121         casey@stonegateinc.com