Carabella Resources (ASX: CLR) has recommended that shareholders accept the $0.455 per share cash takeover offer from private Chinese mining and energy company China Kingho Energy Group.
The offer had represented a 128% premium over Carabella’s last traded price of $0.20 on Tuesday, 3 December 2013.
Carabella’s directors said the offer provided shareholders with greater certainty relative to the alternative of waiting for the price of Carabella Shares to reflect the potential value of its projects being developed and reaching full production.
The recommendation is subject to Kingho receiving all remaining Chinese regulatory approvals and the absence of a superior proposal.
Kingho’s wholly-owned subsidiary Wealth Mining currently holds 11.06% of Carabella’s shares on issue.
The acquisition of Carabella will give Kingho an Australian headquarters for its global exploration and development businesses outside of China.
Carabella had recently said it is engaged with a number of parties interested in funding the Bluff PCI coal project in Queensland.
Detailed mine planning and design, contractor selection, logistics and marketing studies for the Feasibility Study are expected to be completed by the end of calendar year 2013.
The company has also progressed its Grosvenor West Project into feasibility with significant improvements in the Project costs.
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