Monday, October 1, 2012

Completion of acquisition transaction between CIC Energy and Indian company

In September, CIC Energy Corp., BVI-based company engaged in the advancement of the Mmamabula Energy Complex at the Mmamabula Coal Field in Botswana, Africa, announced the completion of its acquisition of by Jindal Steeel & Power (Mauritius) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of India's steel producer Jindal Steel and Power Limited.

The acquisition was completed pursuant to the merger of CIC Energy and Jindal (BVI) Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Jindal, under the terms of which Jindal BVI remains the surviving entity. Common shares of CIC Energy Corp. are expected to be formally delisted from the TSX Venture exchange and the Botswana Stock Exchange three business days following the filing of certain final documentation with the TSX. 

The binding merger agreement among CIC Energy, Jindal and Jindal BVI was signed in July 2012, and according to it the holders of the outstanding shares of CIC Energy are to receive cash consideration of CDN$2.00 per share, immediately prior to completion of the merger transaction.