Wednesday, January 28, 2009

China Technology Announces Proposed Offering of US$20 Million Convertible Notes of Its Subsidiary

China Technology announces proposed offering of US$20 mln of its BVI subsidiary.

BVI-registered China Technology Development Group Corporation (CTDC), providing solar energy products and solutions in the Chinese market, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary China Green Holdings Ltd. (BVI) entered into a memorandum of understanding with CMTF Asset Management Limited – a joint venture held by China Merchants Securities Investment Limited and Taifook Fund Managers Limited. By the terms of the document, CGHL intends to offer approximately an aggregate principal amount of US$20 mln convertible notes due 2013, in a private offering to CMTF Asset Management Limited and its affiliated sophisticated investors, with interest rate equal to HK Prime Rate per annum.

In certain circumstances, the notes will be convertible into the ordinary shares of CGHL, representing 15% of its share capital and voting right, or the common shares of CTDC with a conversion price at US$3.01 per share. CGHL expects to use net proceeds from the offering of the notes for expansion of its manufacturing operations, the solar power plant project, and as working capital.