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CALGARY, AB, Nov. 9, 2020 – Topaz Energy Corp. (“Topaz”) is pleased to announce that further to its recently completed initial public offering (the “Offering”) consisting of a treasury offering by the Company and a secondary offering by its majority shareholder Tourmaline Oil Corp. (“Tourmaline”) of common shares of the Company (“Common Shares”), the over-allotment option granted to the Underwriters (as defined below) to purchase up to an additional 2,509,650 Common Shares at a price of $13.00 per Common Share (the “Over-Allotment Option”) was exercised in full, generating additional gross proceeds to the Company of $32,625,450.
Pursuant to the Offering and closing of the Over-Allotment Option, the Company issued an aggregate of 19,240,650 Common Shares and Tourmaline sold 1,000,000 Common Shares at a price of $13.00 per Common Share for gross proceeds to the Company and Tourmaline of approximately $250.1 million and $13.0 million, respectively.
The Offering was made through a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Peters & Co. Limited and Scotiabank (the “Co-Bookrunners”) and including BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., TD Securities Inc., Desjardins Securities Inc., Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc., ATB Capital Markets Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Industrial Alliance Securities Inc., Raymond James Ltd., and Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. Securities – Canada, ULC (collectively, with the Co-Bookrunners, the “Underwriters”).
Following the closing of the Over-Allotment Option, there are 112,448,946 Common Shares outstanding, of which Tourmaline holds 51.7%.
The Common Shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “TPZ”.
No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved the contents of this news release. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), or any state securities laws. Accordingly, these securities may not be offered or sold within the United States unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or except pursuant to exemptions from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities offered hereby within the United States.
ABOUT THE COMPANY
Topaz is a unique royalty and energy infrastructure company focused on generating free cash flow growth and paying reliable and sustainable dividends to its shareholders, through its strategic relationship with one of Canada’s largest natural gas producers, Tourmaline, an investment grade senior Canadian E&P company, and leveraging industry relationships to execute complementary acquisitions from other high-quality energy companies, while maintaining its commitment to environmental, social and governance best practices. For further information, please visit the Company’s website www.topazenergy.ca.
This news release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (collectively, “forward-looking statements”) that relate to the Company’s current expectations and views of future events. These forward-looking statements relate to future events or the Company’s future performance. Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance (often, but not always, through the use of words or phrases such as “will likely result”, “are expected to”, “expects”, “will continue”, “is anticipated”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “estimated”, “intends”, “plans”, “forecast”, “projection”, “strategy”, “objective” and “outlook”) are not historical facts and may be forward-looking statements and may involve estimates, assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those expressed in such forward-looking statements. No assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements included in this news release should not be unduly relied upon. These statements speak only as of the date of this news release. In particular and without limitation, this news release contains forward-looking statements pertaining to the Company’s business as described under the heading “About the Company” above. Forward–looking information is based on a number of assumptions and is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the Company’s control, which could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those that are disclosed in or implied by such forward–looking information. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, failure to complete the Offering, and the factors discussed under “Notice to Investors – Forward-Looking Information” and “Risk Factors” in the supplemented PREP prospectus dated October 19, 2020. Topaz does not undertake any obligation to update such forward–looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as expressly required by applicable law.
SOURCE Topaz Energy Corp
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