Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Westbridge Energy announced acquisition of BVI company's interest

Oil and gas exploration and development company Westbridge Energy Corporation has entered into a binding letter of intent with Kayuco Universal Ltd. - a private company incorporated under the laws of the British Virgin Islands tax haven, whose principal asset is 80% interest in an oil and gas petroleum exploration licence granted by for exploration in Namibia.

Under the terms of the Letter of Intent, dated April 12, 2012, Westbridge will acquire 100 per cent of the issued and outstanding shares in the capital of the BVI company with consideration comprising 10 million common shares in the capital of Westbridge at a deemed issue price of C$20 per share to the selling shareholders, and a cash payment of US$3 million of which C$300,000 is to be paid by way of an advance deposit upon execution by the parties.

The acquisition is an arm's-length transaction, and it is not expected to result in a change of control. Under the policies of the Exchange, the transaction qualifies as a “Reviewable Transaction” and remains subject to regulatory approval.

Westbridge also announced a non-brokered private placement of subscription receipts of up to US$4 million, with a US$2 million minimum, priced at US$0.25 per subscription receipt.

Westbridge's shares shall resume trading on the Exchange on the open on April 18, 2012.