Zenith Energy Ltd (LON:ZEN) the listed international oil & gas production company operating the largest onshore oilfield in Azerbaijan, today provided an update on the completion of the placing in Canada announced on August 1, 2019.
Following the completion of the Canadian Placing, Zenith has issued a total of 47,812,500 Common Shares and 47,812,500 Warrants raising gross proceeds of CAD$1,912,500 (approximately £1,195,000 or NOK 12,856,000).
As announced on August 1, 2019, the Canadian Placing resulted in the issue of new units at a price of CAD$0.04 consisting of one common share of no par value in the capital of the Company and one full common share purchase warrant, exercisable within 12 months at an exercise price of CAD$0.10
An application for the Common Shares to be listed on the standard segment of the FCA Official List and to be admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange Main Market for listed securities will be made within 12 months of the issue of the Common Shares.
The Company, as announced on August 1, 2019, intends to use the proceeds of the Canadian Placing to fully fund the execution of well deepening operations in wells C-37 and C-30 of the Jafarli field.
Total Voting Rights
The Company wishes to announce, in accordance with the Financial Conduct Authority’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, the following information following Admission of the Common Shares issued in the Placing:
|Class of share||Total number of shares||Number of voting rights per share||Total number of voting rights per class of share|
|Common Shares in issue and admitted to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange||259,715,357||1||259,715,357|
|Common Shares in issue and admitted to trading on the TSXV||361,532,429||1||361,532,429|
|Common Shares in issue and admitted to trading on the Merkur Market of the Oslo Børs||361,532,429||1||361,532,429|
No Common Shares are held in treasury. The above figure for total number of Common Shares may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.
Andrea Cattaneo, Chief Executive Officer of Zenith, commented:
“I am very pleased that this offering was for the most part subscribed by large, existing shareholders including Mr. Dean Clark, as well as two highly respected UK institutional investors who I thank for their valuable support.
In reflection of my unchanged confidence in the value of the Company’s equity, I have also participated in the Placing and further information regarding my subscription will be provided to the market through the applicable disclosures in the days ahead.
It is no exaggeration to state that the potential of C-37 well deepening operations makes this one of the most exciting moments since Zenith’s inception.”