Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Gushan Environmental Energy Limited entered into definitive agreement with BVI-registered Trillion Energy Holdings Limited

Gushan Environmental Energy Limited, a manufacturer of copper products and a producer of biodiesel in China, entered into an agreement and plan of merger with Trillion Energy Holdings Limited, a British Virgin Islands business company limited by shares, Trillion Energy Investments Holdings Limited, Cayman Islands-based exempted company wholly-owned by Trillion Energy, and Mr. Jianqiu Yu, Gushan's Chairman and Principal Executive Officer. Mr. Jianqiu Yu is the whole owner of the BVI company. He also owns approximately 34.8% of Gushan's issued and outstanding ordinary shares and intends to finance the merger and other transactions contemplated by this merger agreement with his own funds.

Under the terms of the merger agreement, the Cayman Islands company will be merged with and into Gushan, which will become the wholly-owned subsidiary of the BVI company, and each ordinary share of Gushan will be cancelled in exchange for the right to receive US$0.162 in cash without interest, except for the ordinary shares beneficially owned by the Mr. Jianqiu Yu, which will be cancelled without receiving any consideration, and owned by holders of such ordinary shares who have validly exercised and not effectively withdrawn or lost their appraisal rights pursuant to Section 238 of the Cayman Islands Companies Law, as amended.

The merger is currently expected to close before the end of the third quarter of 2012. If completed, the merger will result in the Chinese company becoming privately-held, and its being delisted ffrom the New York Stock Exchange.