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Southern Energy Corp. (‘Southern Energy‘, the ‘Company’ or, together with its subsidiaries, the ‘Group’), a North American gas-weighted producer focused on growth, is pleased to announce the admission of its entire issued and to be issued share capital to trading on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange plc (‘Admission’). Admission will take place, and dealings in its Common Shares on AIM will commence, at 08:00 a.m. today under the TIDM ‘SOUC’ and ISIN code CA8428131079
The Company’s Common Shares will continue to trade on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV). For the purposes of the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, the total number of voting rights in the Company will be 361,297,054. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change of their interest in, the Company under the FCA’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.
Please refer to the Company’s Admission Document dated 10 August 2021, which is available on the Company’s website: www.southernenergycorp.com for further information on the Company.
With this dual-listing, Southern Energy intends to broaden its shareholder base and public profile as well as provide the Company with an additional platform from which it can advance its strategy of building value though the consolidation and development of gas and oil assets in south-eastern United States.
Strand Hanson Limited is acting as Nominated & Financial Adviser in relation to the Admission, and H&P Advisory Limited and Canaccord Genuity Limited have been appointed to act as Joint Brokers to the Company going forward.
Ian Atkinson, CEO and President of Southern Energy, commented:
‘We are delighted to announce the successful completion of our admission to the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange and by the support we have received as part of this process.
With this admission, our intention is clear: facilitate further growth. Aligned to our shareholders, our management team are clear on how to achieve this and we look forward to deploying a strategy of using significant organic and inorganic growth opportunities, in our core area of expertise, from which we can build upon our existing production portfolio.
This is a key moment for the Company, and we look forward to engaging with new and existing shareholders further in due course.’
For further information, please contact:
Ian Atkinson (President and CEO)
Calvin Yau (VP Finance and CFO)
+1 (0) 587 287 5401
+1 (0) 587 287 5402
Strand Hanson Limited – Nominated & Financial Adviser
James Spinney / James Bellman
Hannam & Partners – Joint Broker
Sam Merlin / Ernest Bell
Canaccord Genuity – Joint Broker
Henry Fitzgerald-O’Connor / James Asensio
+44 (0) 20 7409 3494
+44 (0) 20 7907 8500
+44 (0) 20 7523 8000
James Crothers, Billy Clegg, Daniel Sherwen
|+44 (0) 20 3757 4980|
About Southern Energy Corp:
Southern Energy Corp. is an oil and natural gas exploration and production company. Southern has a primary focus on acquiring and developing conventional light oil and natural gas resources in the southeast Gulf States area of the United States. Our management team has a long and successful history working together and have created significant shareholder value through accretive acquisitions, optimization of existing oil and natural gas fields and the utilization of horizontal drilling and multi-staged fracture completion techniques.
Capitalised terms used in the Company’s Admission Document have the same meanings in this announcement unless the context provides otherwise.
This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, any offer or invitation to sell or issue, or any solicitation of any offer to purchase or subscribe for any shares or other securities in any restricted jurisdiction. The distribution of this announcement and other information in connection with the Admission in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law and persons into whose possession this announcement, any document or other information referred to herein comes should inform themselves about and observe any such restrictions. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. Neither this announcement nor any part of it nor the fact of its distribution shall form the basis of or be relied on in connection with or act as an inducement to enter into any contract or commitment whatsoever.
Strand Hanson Limited (‘Strand Hanson’), which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom is acting exclusively for the Company and no one else in connection with the Admission, and Strand Hanson will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing advice in relation to the Admission or any other matters referred to in this announcement.
Canaccord Genuity Limited (‘Canaccord’), which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom is acting exclusively for the Company and no one else in connection with the Admission, and Canaccord will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing advice in relation to the Admission or any other matters referred to in this announcement.
H&P Advisory Limited (‘Hannam & Partners’ or ‘H&P’), which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom is acting exclusively for the Company and no one else in connection with the Admission, and H&P will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing advice in relation to the Admission or any other matters referred to in this announcement.
None of Strand Hanson, Canaccord, nor H&P nor any of their respective subsidiary undertakings, affiliates or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, advisers, agents or any other person accepts any responsibility or liability whatsoever for, or makes any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the truth, accuracy, completeness or fairness of the information or opinions contained in this announcement (or whether any information has been omitted from the announcement) or any other information relating to the Company, its subsidiaries or associated companies, whether written, oral or in a visual or electronic form, and howsoever transmitted or made available or for any loss howsoever arising from any use of this announcement or its contents or otherwise arising in connection therewith and any liability therefore is expressly disclaimed.
Certain information included in this announcement constitutes forward-looking information under applicable securities legislation. Forward-looking information typically contains statements with words such as ‘anticipate’, ‘believe’, ‘expect’, ‘plan’, ‘intend’, ‘estimate’, ‘propose’, ‘project’ or similar words suggesting future outcomes or statements regarding an outlook. Forward-looking information in this press release includes, but is not limited to, the potential benefits of the Admission and the business of the Company, generally. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by Southern Energy, including the timely receipt of all required regulatory and third-party approvals. Although Southern Energy believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because Southern Energy can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. Risks faced by the Company are set out in more detail in Southern Energy‘s Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2020, which is available under the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. The forward-looking information contained in this press release is made as of the date hereof and Southern Energy undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable securities laws. The forward-looking information contained in this press release is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.
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