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Union Jack Oil PLC
22 September 2016
 

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Union Jack Oil plc

("Union Jack" or "the Company")

£700,000 Placing

 

The Directors of Union Jack Oil plc (UJO: AIM), are pleased to announce that the Company has raised £700,000 (before expenses) through a placing (the "Placing") of 411,764,706 new ordinary shares of 0.025p (the "Placing Shares") at a price of 0.17p per Placing Share.  

 

The intended proceeds from the Placing are to further expand the Company's portfolio through the acquisition of interests in near term development and production opportunities onshore UK.

 

David Bramhill, Executive Chairman, commented:

"I am very pleased with the shareholder support for this funding, which was achieved at the closing bid price on 21 September 2016. The proceeds will provide us with the financial capacity to broaden our asset portfolio."

 

Admission

The Placing Shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the existing ordinary shares. Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the Placing Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM and admission is expected to take place on 28 September 2016. Following admission of the Placing Shares, the enlarged issued share capital will amount to 3,300,473,511 ordinary shares of 0.025p each.

 

Following this admission, the Company's share capital and total voting rights comprises 3,300,473,511 ordinary shares of 0.025p each and the Group does not hold any shares in treasury. Consequently, 3,300,473,511 is the figure which may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculation by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Inspired under the FCA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

 

For further information please contact:

 

Union Jack Oil plc

David Bramhill

 

+44 (0) 77871 60682

Shore Capital

Nominated Adviser

Edward Mansfield

Anita Ghanekar

Corporate Broking

Jerry Keen

+44 (0) 20 7408 4090

 

SP Angel

Joint Broker

Richard Hail

 

 

+44 (0) 20 3470 0470

Turner Pope Investments (TPI) Ltd

Placing agent

James Pope / Ben Turner

+44 (0) 203 621 4120



Yellow Jersey PR Limited

Public Relations

Dominic Barretto

Aidan Stanley

 

 

 

+44 (0) 7768 537 739

+44 (0) 7584 085 670

 

 

 


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