Friday, July 9, 2010

BVI-registered holding signs MoU to acquire full stake in COG Holding

Sino Invent Holdings Limited, a British Virgin Islands-registered company and a wholly-owned subsidiary of China Oil And Gas Group Limited, signed a memorandum of understanding with Sino Advance Holding Limited, an investment holding company also incorporated in BVI. Subject to the MoU, Sino Invent will acquire a 100% stake in HK-based China Oil and Gas Group (Holdings) Limited (COG Holdings). Pursuant to the agreement, China Oil and Gas will pay a refundable deposit in the amount of US$25.66 million to Sino Advance.

China Oil and Gas Group is an investment holding company engaged in natural gas and energy related business. COG Holdings is holding 70% stake in the joint venture company Shandong Shuanghe Mining, engaged in the exploration and exploitation of coal mines.