- Entitlement Offer strongly supported, closing with 81% acceptances
- Shortfall being placed by the Underwriter, Far East Capital Limited
- Total raising of $2m, comprised of $1.8m entitlement offer and $0.2m placement
- The Company is now well positioned to advanced the Elko coking coal project
Entitlement Offer Closed
Eligible Shareholders applied for approximately A$l,448,483 in New Shares and New Options (including the top-up facility), or 14,484,833 New Shares and 7,242,416 New Options equivalent to approximately 81% of the Entitlement Offer.
The Entitlement Offer closed at 5.00pm (Sydney time) on 7 December 2016, raising A$l,778,838 (upon completion of the placement of the shortfall). 17,788,380 New Shares and 8,894,190 New Options will be issued on 14 December 2016 to successful applicants.
A shortfall of A$330,355, or 3,303,547 New Shares and 1,651,774 New Options, equivalent to approximately 19% of the Entitlement Offer will be taken up through FEC as underwriter.
The issue of New Shares and New Options under the Entitlement Offer and despatch of holding statements will occur on 14 December 2016. New Shares and New Options are expected to commence trading on ASX on 15 December 2016.
Shareholders who want to trade New Shares and New Options issued to them prior to receiving their holding statement should confirm their allocation before doing so.
Top Up Placement
Given the strong level of demand for the Entitlement Offer, directors agreed with Far East Capital Limited to place an additional 2.2 million shares and 1.1 million options on the same terms and conditions as the Entitlement Offer, raising another A$220,000 before costs. This will be completed pursuant to ASX Listing Rule 7.1 and the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth).
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About Pacific American Coal Ltd
Pacific American Coal Ltd (ASX:PAK) flagship Elko Coal Project contains an identified Mineral Resource of 257 million tonnes of hard coking coal. It is located in the Crowsnest Coalfield of the East Kootenay Basin in British Columbia, Canada, which hosts a number of operational coal mines. Coal from the Elko region has been tested and confirmed to contain properties sought after by South East Asian steel mills. It has established geographically proximate infrastructure and supportive local communities.
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