CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 2011) - Cdn Oilfield Technologies & Solutions Corp. (TSX VENTURE:OTS)(the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has completed the first closing of its previously announced private placement of convertible debentures (the "Debentures") for gross aggregate proceeds of $453,000.
The Debentures are for a term of 1 year, will bear interest at a rate of 12% per annum payable on a quarterly basis and the outstanding indebtedness under the Debentures may at the option of the holders, be converted into common shares at a conversion price of $0.15 per share. The Corporation shall be entitled to prepay the outstanding indebtedness under the Debentures, without any penalty, at any time after 6 months from the date of issuance of the Debentures. The Debentures are secured against the assets of the Corporation, but are otherwise subordinated to an existing senior lender that has provided a loan to the Corporation in the principal amount of $250,000, and are also subordinated to any financing obtained by the Corporation in the future from a conventional lender, such as a chartered bank.
In connection with the first closing of the private placement, the Corporation paid a cash commission of 7% to an arm's length party.
The Debentures and the common shares issuable thereunder are subject to a 4 month hold period under applicable securities laws.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state of the United States or any other jurisdiction outside of Canada in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and applicable state securities laws.
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