Energy explorer Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. (CVE:EOG) said on Friday it has published its AIM papers as it seeks to raise C$7.83mln as part of its ambitions of joining London’s Alternative Investment Market next week.
The company expects that AIM Admission and commencement of share dealings to begin on February 8.
The oil and gas exploration company has offshore licences in highly prospective regions in South America and Africa.
In connection with the AIM Admission, the company has entered into agreements for the UK private placement of 30,000,000 Common Shares), conditional upon the AIM Admission and receipt of TSX Venture Exchange approval.
Following its book-building process, in which the new Common Shares were conditionally subscribed for at £0.16 (C$0.26) per Common Share, and completion of the UK Placing the gross proceeds available to the company will be approximately £4.8mln (C$7.83mln) and the net proceeds, after unpaid transaction costs, will be approximately £4.1mln (C$6.7mln).
The company anticipates it may receive additional subscriptions prior to closing.
The UK placing was led by the company's joint brokers Brandon Hill Capital Limited (as lead broker) and Peterhouse Corporate Finance Limited (as joint broker). Strand Hanson Limited is acting as financial and nominated adviser to the Company in relation to the AIM Admission.