MIAMI, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Onteco Corporation (OTC.QB: "ONTC"), (the "Company", or "Onteco"), announced today that it had received 2,037,948 shares of common stock of a publicly-traded company currently listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The stock is presently valued at $2.9 million U.S. dollars and is part of the payment due under the terms of the international licensing agreement signed April 30, 2012, with JARLYN S.A., ("JARLYN") a Uruguayan corporation, for Onteco's proprietary LED intellectual property ("IP"), developed by its subsidiary, NexPhase Lighting, Inc. ("NexPhase"). Under the terms of this agreement, Onteco is to receive a combination of $2.9 million dollars of common stock of a publicly-traded company acceptable to Onteco, cash and an ongoing royalty on gross revenues from the sales and installations of lighting products by JARLYN which use the IP.
"We are delighted to have received the stock due as payment in the licensing transaction," Dror Svorai, President of the Company, stated, "JARLYN will be using our IP in their new products which will be sold throughout Uruguay in the coming years, and we look forward to a long relationship with them, and continuous growth in revenues."
About Onteco Corporation
Onteco Corporation was founded to develop innovative, practical and cost-effective solutions to some of the most significant environmental challenges facing us today. Additionally, these solutions must show promise of generating significant, ongoing profits for the company. The company determined that one industry that meets these criteria is the Energy Saving Lighting Industry, and as a result acquired NexPhase Lighting, Inc., in February 2011.
Additional information about Onteco Corporation is available at: www.Onteco.com
About NexPhase Lighting, Inc.
NexPhase Lighting, Inc. is a designer and developer of proprietary high quality LED (light-emitting diode) lighting fixtures and control systems for commercial applications. It believes its products will be the lowest cost, highest efficacy fixtures available in the LED Lighting Industry. All NexPhase lighting products incorporate its proprietary "NexSense Technology™," which provides benefits well beyond the generally acknowledged advantages of all other LED lighting fixtures. NexSense control systems use a unique, "patent pending' wireless protocol, which provides for an unsurpassed reduction in architecture and infrastructure installation cost in commercial applications, as well as significantly reduced maintenance and ongoing operation costs.
For more information about NexPhase Lighting, Inc. visit: http://www.nexphaselighting.com
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CONTACT: Onteco Corporation
Dror Svorai, President, (305) 932-9795
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