Thursday, July 5, 2012

Westbridge Energy Corporation completed acquisition of BVI company

Westbridge Energy Corporation, the Canada-listed oil and gas exploration and development company, acquired 100% of the shares in the capital of Kayuco Universal Ltd., incorporated in the British Virgin Islands.

Under the terms of the transaction closed, Westbridge acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of the BVI company in exchange for 10 mln shares in its capital, at a deemed issue price of C$.20 per share and a cash payment of US$3 million.

Westward Energy LLC received finder’s fee in the amount of 1,000,000 common shares of Westbridge, for introducing the acquisition to the company. Finder’s fees of a total of C$80,000 as well as 692,800 finder’s warrants were also paid to certain third parties.

As a condition for the completion of the deal, Westbridge completed a non-brokered private placement financing of subscription receipts for gross proceeds of C$4,000,000 at a price of C$0.25 per receipt. 

Kayuco Universal Ltd. is a private BVI-based company whose principal asset is an 80% interest in an oil and gas petroleum exploration licence to explore within block number 1811B, which is located in the Namibe basin off the northern coast of Namibia. Company’s interest in the field covers an area of approximately 5,854 sq. km.