CLEARWATER, Fla., June 3, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALAS Holdings International - (Pink Sheets:VDSC) announced today that it has filed its Quarterly report for the three month and nine months periods ending March 31, 2011.
All necessary filings have been completed with OTC Markets to bring the company to a "current" status, which should be reflected within 3 to 5 business days. The delay in the quarterly release was necessary to incorporate the terms related to the recent acquisition of the SAENZ Corporation.
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In August of 2009, the Company acquired and currently operates, Redtide Defense Group, Inc. Redtide is a company created to provide an inexpensive and technically superior solution to a growing worldwide demand for Unmanned Air Vehicles commonly referred to as UAV's.
In April of 2010 the company announced the intention to acquire Quality Performance (QPI) subject to financing. In 2010, QPI generated $9.2 million in revenue and $1.2 million in Operating Profit.
In May of 2011 the Company completed the acquisition of the SAENZ Corporation, a yacht charter company that owns 3 luxury yachts which will be relocated from the Mediterranean to the Bahamas. SAENZ has been in the yacht charter and yacht building industry for 25 years and will continue operate under the direction of Peter Villiotis the President of SAENZ, who has been in the charter and cruise industry for over 35 years. SAENZ will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. In 2010, SAENZ reported an unaudited $4.5 million in revenues and a $1.0 million Net Profit.
In its recent filing, ALAS announced that it acquired SAENZ on May 7th, 2011 for 800,000 shares of class B Preferred stock, each convertible after one year to 10 shares of Common stock, or to the number of total shares equal to $8 million dollars, whichever is higher.
Ed Salmon said, "We're excited to complete the SAENZ acquisition which equates to eight times last year's profits and 40% of its reported asset value, as determined by a third party survey of the three ships. The ships are the MY Antibes surveyed at $10 million, the MY Strovili surveyed at $5 million and the MY Aurora with a survey value of $5 million. We invite you to review our filings on the OTC Markets website to answer any questions you may have concerning the details of the SAENZ acquisition, as well as our past and current operating strategy."
About ALAS International Holdings, Inc.:
ALAS International Holdings, Inc, is an international project financing and investment holding corporation that originates or acquires, both domestic and overseas companies. The Company is looking to grow both organically and through strategic acquisitions. ALAS and its affiliates will consider investment opportunities from $5 million to $50 million.
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