FAIRFIELD, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / August 13, 2020 / Bergio International, Inc. ("Bergio", or the "Company") (OTC PINK:BRGO), a leading designer, manufacturer and retail outlet for the Bergio Brand of designer jewelry, including exquisite collections of rings, necklaces, earrings, and other fine accessories, is pleased to announce that is has come to an agreement with one its largest debtors to settle its outstanding convertible debt.
Under the terms of the Agreement, the Company and Iliad Research and Trading, L.P. ("Illiad") agreed to settle approximately $474,000 of convertible debt and accrued interest for a total of $300,000 to be paid in monthly installments of $50,000 beginning September 15, 2020.
Mr. Berge Abajian, President & CEO stated "we are pleased to negotiate this settlement of convertible debt. This is the beginning of our efforts to transform our balance sheet as we move forward. We appreciate the support of Illiad and its management team over the years."
He continues, "The considerable reduction of $329,000.00 in convertible debt and approximately $145,000.00 of accrued Interest will significantly improve our balance sheet. We continue to search for ways to strengthen our balance sheet and seek traditional financing for our growth strategies."
He added, "I appreciate all the support from our shareholders and wishing all to stay safe thru this tough times, bright future is ahead ".
About Bergio International, Inc.
The Bergio brand is our most important asset. The Bergio brand is associated with high-quality, handcrafted and individually designed pieces with European sensibility, Italian craftsmanship and a bold flair for the unexpected. Bergio, is one of the most coveted brands of fine jewelry. Established in 1995, Bergio's signature innovative design, coupled with extraordinary diamonds and precious stones, earned the company recognition as a highly sought-after purveyor of rare and exquisite treasures from around the globe. As President, CEO and Head Designer of Bergio, Berge Abajian performs a highly successful balancing act, accomplished with equal parts precision and passion. An informed and inspirational leader, Berge directs the company with the eye and soul of a designer and the mind of a businessman. The role that is perhaps closest to his heart, however, is that of designer. With family jewelry roots reaching back the 1930s, Berge is a third generation jeweler and a purist when it comes to design. Berge's understanding of every aspect, in both design and manufacturing, creates collections that are nothing short of peerless in craftsmanship and style. Berge creates a collection, he looks well beyond the drawing board. Berge focuses on the woman who will ultimately wear his pieces, bringing to creation a magnificent piece of jewelry that reflects the beauty and vitality a woman possesses. Bergio creations are a seamless blend of classic elegance and subtle flair, adding to a woman's charm while never overpowering her.
It is our intention to establish Bergio as a holding company for the purpose of establishing retails stores worldwide. Our branded product lines are products and/or collections designed by our designer and CEO Berge Abajian and will be the centerpiece of our retail stores. We also intend to complement our own quality-designed jewelry with other products and our own specially-designed handbags. This is in line with our strategy and belief that a brand name can create an association with innovation, design and quality which helps add value to the individual products as well as facilitate the introduction of new products.
For further information please visit our website at www.bergio.com.
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