P-Com Nears Completion of Restructuring Plan.Business Editors
CAMPBELL, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 2, 2002
P-Com, Inc. (Nasdaq:PCOM), a worldwide provider of wireless telecom products and services, said today it is nearing completion of a comprehensive restructuring program in accordance with its 2002 operating plan.
As part of its restructuring program, P-Com announced it has reached an agreement in principle to restructure the majority of its $29.3 million in bonds. The remaining portion of P-Com's bonds is under discussion with debt holders.
Additionally, P-Com announced is in the process of securing a bank line of credit and raising additional capital through a private placement, both of which are expected to close in the next few weeks. The completion of these initiatives positions the company to meet its objectives in 2002 and addresses a recent "going concern" opinion issued by its auditors in a 10-K report for the year ended 2001.
P-Com also believes it will meet its first quarter revenue target, demonstrating that revenues have stabilized and turned slightly upward from the fourth quarter of 2001.
"During last quarter's earnings conference call, I stated that several initiatives were under way, and that I would keep you informed of our progress," said P-Com Chairman George Roberts George Roberts may refer to:
Today's initiatives are part of a restructuring plan announced January 17 that set an expense reduction goal of $3 million in the first quarter of 2002, compared to the fourth quarter of 2001. On March 11, P-Com announced expense reductions and deferred payments that will reduce cash outlays in 2002 by more than $3.3 million.
About P-Com, Inc.
P-Com, Inc. (Nasdaq:PCOM) develops, manufactures, and markets complete lines of Point-to-Multipoint, Point-to-Point and Spread Spectrum wireless access systems. Through its wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary
A subsidiary whose parent company owns 100% of its common stock.
In other words, the parent company owns the company outright and there are no minority owners. , P-Com Network Services, the company provides related installation, engineering and system maintenance services for the worldwide telecommunications market. P-Com's broadband wireless See wireless broadband. access systems are designed for Internet service providers Internet service provider (ISP)
Company that provides Internet connections and services to individuals and organizations. For a monthly fee, ISPs provide computer users with a connection to their site (see data transmission), as well as a log-in name and password. , competitive local exchange carriers (CLECs), cellular and personal communications service
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2. A form of shark repellent implemented by a target company acquiring a business that is so poorly regulated that the target itself is less attractive. Statement
Statements in this release that are forward looking involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which may cause P-Com's actual results in future periods to be materially different from any future performance that may be suggested in this release. Such factors may include, but are not limited to, working capital constraints, fluctuations in customer demand and commitments, both in timing and volume, introduction of new products, commercial acceptance and viability of new products and expenses associated therewith there·with
1. With that, this, or it.
2. In addition to that.
3. Archaic Immediately thereafter.
Adv. 1. , cancellations of orders without penalties, pricing and competition, reliance upon subcontractors, P-Com's ability to have available an appropriate amount of production capacity in a timely manner, the ability of P-Com's customers to finance their purchases of P-Com's products and/or services, the timing of new technology and product introductions, the risk of early obsolescence ob·so·les·cent
1. Being in the process of passing out of use or usefulness; becoming obsolete.
2. Biology Gradually disappearing; imperfectly or only slightly developed. , and the pending stockholder class action lawsuit class action lawsuit
A lawsuit in which one party or a limited number of parties sue on behalf of a larger group to which the parties belong. For example, investors may bring a class action lawsuit against a brokerage firm that has actively promoted a tax . Further, P-Com operates in an industry sector where securities values are highly volatile and may be influenced by economic and other factors beyond P-Com's control, such as announcements by competitors and service providers. Reference is made to the discussion of risk factors detailed in P-Com's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its reports on Form 0-K and 10-Q.