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Jersey Oil and Gas PLC Update re Placing

20/10/2017 2:14pm

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)


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Jersey Oil and Gas PLC

20 October 2017

NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA, JAPAN, THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION WHERE TO DO SO WOULD CONSTITUTE A BREACH OF THE RELEVANT SECURITIES LAWS OF SUCH JURISDICTION.

This announcement does not constitute a prospectus or offering memorandum or an offer in respect of any securities and is not intended to provide the basis for any investment decision in respect of Jersey Oil and Gas Plc or other evaluation of any securities of Jersey Oil and Gas Plc or any other entity and should not be considered as a recommendation that any investor should subscribe for or purchase any such securities.

Capitalised terms used in this Announcement shall have the meanings given to such terms in the Company's announcement this morning.

20 October 2017

Jersey Oil and Gas plc

("Jersey Oil and Gas", "JOG" or the "Company")

Update re Placing

Further to the announcement made earlier today, Jersey Oil and Gas (AIM: JOG), an independent upstream oil and gas company focused on the UK Continental Shelf ("UKCS") region of the North Sea, is pleased to announce a conditional placing (the "Placing") of 10,000,000 new ordinary shares of 1p each in the capital of the Company (the "Placing Shares") to raise GBP20 million (before expenses) with new and existing shareholders at an Issue Price of 200 pence per Placing Share (the "Placing Price"). The Placing Price represents a discount of approximately 21 per cent. to the closing middle market price of 254 pence per Existing Ordinary Share on 19 October 2017, the last business day before the announcement of the Placing.

Certain of the Directors of the Company have participated in the Placing, details of which are included in the table below:

 
 Director                    Number of existing       Number of Placing   Total Ordinary Shares    % of Enlarged Share 
                                Ordinary Shares   Shares Subscribed for        held immediately    Capital immediately 
                                                                          following the Placing          following the 
                                                                                                              Placing* 
-----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  --------------------- 
 Marcus Stanton                          24,195                   7,500                  31,695                  0.16% 
-----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  --------------------- 
 Andrew Benitz                          627,142                       -                 627,142                  3.14% 
-----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  --------------------- 
 Ronald Lansdell                        884,663                  15,337                 900,000                  4.51% 
-----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  --------------------- 
 Scott Richardson Brown                  16,391                   5,000                  21,391                  0.11% 
-----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  --------------------- 
 Frank Moxon                             84,935                       -                  84,935                  0.43% 
-----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  ----------------------  --------------------- 
 

* Assuming Admission of the Placing Shares but not taking into account any Ordinary Shares which may be issued pursuant to the Offer

Andrew Benitz, CEO of Jersey Oil and Gas Plc, commented:

"I am delighted by the strong support we have received from a list of very high quality institutional investors and am delighted to provide the opportunity to our non-institutional shareholders to participate on the same terms. As we enter our next stage of growth, today's financing provides us with the ability to fund our anticipated appraisal and exploration commitments in P.2170 and a strong platform to deliver further shareholder value through the acquisition of producing assets."

Total voting rights

Following the issue of the Placing Shares (but prior to the Offer) and assuming the passing of the Resolutions at the General Meeting, the Company will have 19,950,786 Ordinary Shares in issue.

The Offer

The Board is pleased to offer existing Shareholders the opportunity to participate alongside our new and existing institutional shareholders. The offer for up to GBP4m of Offer Shares will provide such an opportunity to individual shareholders including the ability to subscribe in excess of their existing percentage shareholding in the Company. Details of this Offer will be set out in a Circular which, together with an Application Form, will be sent to Shareholders shortly.

Notice of General Meeting

The Placing is conditional on, inter alia, the passing of the Resolutions at the General Meeting, to be held at the offices of Pinsent Masons LLP, 30 Crown Place, Earl Street, London, EC2A 4ES at 12 noon on 9 November 2017, notice of which will be posted to Shareholders. The Resolutions to be proposed at the General Meeting are to provide the Company with the authority to issue and allot the New Ordinary Shares.

A copy of a Circular, which includes notice of the General Meeting, will be posted to shareholders on Tuesday 24 October 2017 and will be available from the Company's website www.jerseyoilandgas.com.

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014. Upon the publication of this Announcement this inside information is now considered to be within the public domain.

Related Party Transaction

Participation by certain Directors (as per the table above) in the Placing is considered a related party transaction for the purposes of Rule 13 of the AIM Rules for Companies. The Directors (other than Marcus Stanton, Ronald Lansdell and Scott Richardson Brown) consider, having consulted with Strand Hanson Limited, the Company's nominated adviser, that the terms of the participation for Marcus Stanton, Ronald Lansdell and Scott Richardson Brown in the Placing are fair and reasonable in so far as its Shareholders are concerned.

For further information please contact:

 
 Jersey Oil and          Andrew Benitz,      C/o Camarco: 
  Gas plc                 CEO                 Tel: 020 3757 4983 
 Strand Hanson Limited   James Harris        Tel: 020 7409 3494 
                          Matthew Chandler 
                          James Bellman 
 Arden Partners          Chris Hardie        Tel: 020 7614 5900 
  plc                     Benjamin Cryer 
 BMO Capital Markets     Thomas Rider        Tel: 020 7236 1010 
  Limited                 Jennifer Wyllie 
 Camarco                 Billy Clegg         Tel: 020 3757 4983 
                          Georgia Edmonds 
 

This information is provided by RNS

The company news service from the London Stock Exchange

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