Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Evergreen Resources Holding (BVI) Ltd. converts its loan with MagIndustries

Evergreen Resources Holding (BVI) Ltd. acquired 295,770,211 common shares in the capital of MagIndustries Corp., a TSX-listed Canadian company focused on the development of its potash assets in the Republic of Congo. This acquisition transaction became a result of the conversion of $50,653,425 outstanding loan of the BVI company to MagIndustries Corp. The common shares were issued at a deemed conversion price of approximately $0.1713 per share.

The issuance of shares will result in the increase of Evergreen’s ownership interest in the Canadian company to 653,008,894 common shares – that is from approximately 77% to approximately 86% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of MagIndustries.

The conversion was previously approved at a special meeting of shareholders held in October 9, 2012.

Monday, March 18, 2013

BVI-based subsidiary of Vanoil Energy to acquire Avana Petroleum Limited

Vanoil Energy Ltd., Canada-based oil and gas company having portfolio of assets in Kenya and Rwanda, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Vanoil Energy Holdings Ltd., which is incorporated in the British Virgin Islands, signed a warranty and implementation agreement with the majority shareholders of Avana Petroleum Limited, and is going to make an offer to acquire the entire issued share capital of Avana.

All share transaction is recommended by the independent board of directors of Avana and supported by Avana’s CEO Sam Malin, with irrevocable undertakings to accept the offer from the Principal Shareholders, representing approximately 82 % of Avana's issued share capital.

Pursuant to the offer document, Vanoil Energy Holdings will offer to acquire the entire issued share capital of Avana for consideration including the issue of a total of 12,500,000 common shares in Vanoil, total of 5,000,000 Vanoil warrants; subject to the operator of the Kenyan Asset spudding a second well on Block L9, the payment of US$2 million in cash, equating to US$0.04515012 for each Avana Share held; and subject to the operator of the Seychelles Asset spudding a second well
on the Seychelles Asset, the payment of US$2 million in cash, equating to US$0.04515012 for each Avana Share held.

Following the offer, Vanoil's net recoverable mean unrisked prospective resources will increase from 927 million boe to approximately two billion boe, thus Vanoil will become closer to becoming an emerging leader in oil and gas exploration in East Africa. The transaction will bring geological and geopolitical diversification to the existing Vanoil portfolio.

Vanoil has agreed to guarantee the performance of the obligations of its BVI-registered subsidiary as they become due. All securities issued pursuant to the offer are subject to a 4 month hold period.
Sam Malin, the CEO and founder of Avana, is to be appointed to Vanoil's Board of Directors.

Monday, March 11, 2013

SYSWIN Inc. announced extraordinary meeting of shareholders

SYSWIN Inc., the company providing primary real estate services in China, has called an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders to be held on April 3, 2013, with the purpose to consider the proposal to adopt the agreement and plan of merger dated December 24, 2012.

The previously announced agreement is among SYSWIN Inc., British Virgin Islands-registered business company Brilliant Strategy Limited, and Cayman Islands-registered exempted company Brilliant Acquisition Limited, which is wholly owned by the BVI company. Under the terms of the agreement, Brilliant Acquisition will be merged with and into SYSWIN Inc., Chinese company surviving the merger and becoming a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brilliant Strategy Limited.

The merger agreement is approved by the board of directors of the Chinese company, and it is recommended that the company’s shareholders vote to approve the agreement and the transaction contemplated by it, including the merger.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Leo Mining and Exploration Limited acquired 58 per cent of Mkango Resources

BVI-registered company Leo Mining and Exploration Limited announced that it has acquired 4,285,715 units of Mkango Resources Ltd., pursuant to a subscription agreement signed on March 1, 2013. Acquisition price is C$0.175 per unit and an aggregate subscription price is C$750,000. The acquisition deal is based on a non-brokered private placement. The units are purchased for investment purposes.

Each unit consists of one common share and one-half of one common share purchase warrant of Mkango. Each whole warrant entitles its holder to acquire one common share for C$0.35 for a period of one year after the closing date of the financing.

After giving effect to the acquisition, Leo Mining and Exploration Ltd owns and controls total amount of 24,138,614 common shares, which represent approximately 58% of the issued and outstanding shares of Mkango on an undiluted basis, and total amount of 2,142,857 warrants.

Friday, March 1, 2013

BVI company to acquire shares of LDK Solar

LDK Solar Co., Ltd., a leading manufacturer of photovoltaic products, announced the sale of its 5,000,000 newly issued ordinary shares to Fulai Investments Limited, a company incorporated under the British Virgin Islands law and wholly owned by Mr. Cheng Kin Ming, a Chinese merchant conducting business in Hong Kong.

In January 2013, LDK Solar entered into a share purchase agreement with Fulai Investments Limited, pursuant to which both companies are to fulfil the closing conditions to consummate the transaction prior to February 28, 2013. The shares are sold to the BVI company at a purchase price of US$1.83 per share, with an aggregate purchase price of US$9,150,000, completing the first portion of the transaction contemplated in the share purchase agreement.

The remaining 12,000,000 shares are to be issued and sold on or prior to March 28, 2013. Fulai Investments Limited also has the right to designate two non-executive directors to the LDK Solar board upon consummation of the transaction.