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Kibo Energy PLC - Facility Arrangement Fee & Conversion Shares Issue

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Kibo Energy PLC
24 August 2020
 

Kibo Energy PLC (Incorporated in Ireland)

(Registration Number: 451931)

(External registration number: 2011/007371/10)

Share code on the JSE Limited: KBO

Share code on the AIM: KIBO

ISIN: IE00B97C0C31

("Kibo" or "the Company")

 

Dated: 24 August 2020

Kibo Energy PLC ('Kibo' or the 'Company')

Issue of Facility Arrangement Fee and Conversion Shares

 

Kibo Energy PLC ("Kibo" or the "Company"), the multi-asset, Africa focused, energy company announces that following shareholder approval for the increase in the Company's authorised share capital at its EGM today,  it has issued 25,925,925 shares (the "Arrangement Fee Shares") in settlement of the Arrangement Fee of £70,000 as per the terms of the funding facility for up to £1 million announced on the 25 June 2020 (the "Facility"). The shares were issued at a price of £0.0027 being the 5-day Volume Weighted Average Price ("VWAP") on AIM on the 24 August 2020.

 

The Company has also issued an additional 43,750,000 shares (the "Conversion Shares") to certain lenders who have elected to convert funds advanced as part  of the first  tranche of funding  of £300,000  ("Facility Drawdown") in respect of the Facility which Kibo announced it had drawn down on (see RNS of 5 August 2020). The Conversion Shares were issued at a price of £0.0024 each being the 5-day VWAP less 10% at 24 August 2020 representing re-payment by the Company of £105,000 of the £300,000 first tranche Facility Drawdown.

 

The Arrangement Fee Shares and the Conversion Shares (the "Issued Shares") represent an aggregate issue of 69,675,925 new Ordinary Kibo shares of €0.001 each.

 

Total Voting Rights

Application will be made for the Issued Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM and the JSE AltX markets. Trading in the Issued Shares is expected to commence on AIM and the JSE on or around 01 September 2020 ('Admission'). Following Admission, the Company will have 1,392,802,477 shares in issue. The foregoing figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations to determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

 

This announcement contains inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) no. 596/2014 ("MAR").

**ENDS**

 

For further information please visit www.kibo.energy or contact:

 

Louis Coetzee

[email protected].energy

Kibo Energy PLC

Chief Executive Officer

Andreas Lianos

+27 (0) 83 4408365

River Group

Corporate and Designated Adviser on JSE

Philip Adler

+44 (0) 20 7392 1494

ETX Capital Limited

Joint Broker

Bhavesh Patel /

Stephen Allen

+44 20 3440 6800

RFC Ambrian

Limited

NOMAD on AIM

Isabel de Salis /

Beth Melluish

+44 (0) 20 7236 1177

St Brides Partners

Ltd

Investor and Media

Relations Adviser

 

Notes

 

Kibo Energy PLC is a multi-asset, Africa focused, energy company positioned to address the acute power deficit, which is one of the primary impediments to economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa. To this end, it is the Company's objective to become a leading independent power producer in the region.

 

Kibo is simultaneously developing three similar coal-fuelled power projects: the Mbeya Coal to Power Project ('MCPP') in Tanzania; the Mabesekwa Coal Independent Power Project ('MCIPP') in Botswana; and the Benga Independent Power Project ('BIPP') in Mozambique. By developing these projects in parallel, the Company intends to leverage considerable economies of scale and timing in respect of strategic partnerships, procurement, equipment, human capital, execution capability / capacity and project finance.

 

Additionally, the Company has a 60% interest in MAST Energy Developments Limited ('MED'), a private UK registered company targeting the development and operation of flexible power plants to service the UK Reserve Power generation market.

 

Johannesburg

24 August 2020

Corporate and Designated Adviser

River Group

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