Permex Petroleum Announces $500,000 Secured Convertible Debenture Financing
Vancouver, British Columbia, September 23, 2019 – Permex Petroleum Corporation, (CSE: OIL), (the “Corporation”) announces that it will conduct a non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") of a secured convertible debentures (the "Debentures") in the principal amount of up to $500,000. The Debenture will mature on the second anniversary of the date of issuance (the “Maturity Date”) of the Debentures and bear interest at a rate of 12% per annum, payable on the Maturity Date.
The Debentures will be convertible at the holder’s option into units (“Units”) of the Company at a conversion price of CDN$0.15 per Unit. Each Unit will be comprised of one (1) common share (a “Common Share”) in the Company and one (1) Common Share purchase warrant (a “Warrant”). Each Warrant will be exercisable to purchase a Common Share at a price of CDN$0.20 for a period of three (3) years from the date of issuance.
The proceeds of the Offering will be used towards servicing of the company’s accounts payable and for general working capital purposes.
The Debentures will be secured by a general security interest over all of the assets of the Company, and through guarantees and a general security interest from each of the Company’s subsidiaries. Under the general security agreement, the Company will agree not to pledge, sell, lease or otherwise dispose of its assets, other than in the normal course, without prior written consent of the holders of Debentures.
All securities issued pursuant to the Private Placement will be subject to a statutory hold period expiring four months and one day from closing. Completion of the Private Placement is subject to a number of conditions, including, without limitation, approval of the CSE.
Certain directors and officers of the Company intend to participate in the Private Placement. The proposed issuance of Private Placement securities to non-arms' length parties constitutes a "related party transaction" within the meaning of Multilateral Instrument 61-101 - Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions ("MI 61-101") .
About Permex Petroleum Corporation – www.permexpetroleum.com
Permex Petroleum is a uniquely positioned junior Oil & Gas company with assets and operations across the Permian Basin of west Texas and the Delaware Sub-Basin of New Mexico. The company focuses on combining its low-cost development of Held by Production assets for sustainable growth with its current and future Blue-Sky projects for scale growth. The company through its wholly owned subsidiary Permex Petroleum US Corporation is a licensed operator in both states; and owns and operates on Private, State and Federal land.
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