Saturday, March 5, 2011

CIC Energy announced extension to the date of proposed acquisition

British Virgin Islands-registered company CIC Energy Corp., engaged in the development of the Mmamabula Energy Complex at the Mmamabula Coal Field in Botswana, Africa, announced that it has executed an amendment to the supplementary agreement with Indian power company JSW Energy Limited, dated December 16, 2010, pursuant to which the deadline to complete the proposed acquisition of CIC Energy by JSW has been further extended from March 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011.

Mr Warren Newfield, Chairman and CEO of CIC Energy, said in his comments that the BVI company is continuing to work to fulfill the conditions required for the transaction to close as soon as possible, but no later than May 31st.

JSW is entitled under certain circumstances to a right to match an acquisition proposal received by CIC Energy within six months period following the Outside Date, in case the Supplementary Agreement is terminated as a result of the transaction not closing by the Outside Date. As a result of this Amendment, such right will expire on August 31, 2011.