Xinergy Corp. Announces Closing of Private Offering of $200 Million Senior Secured Notes due 2019

KNOXVILLE, TN, May 6 /CNW/ - Xinergy Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Xinergy Ltd. (TSX:XRG), a U.S. Central Appalachian producer of high quality coal, announced today that it closed its previously announced private placement of $200 million aggregate principal amount of 9.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2019 (the "Notes").  Xinergy Corp. received aggregate net proceeds from the sale of the Notes of approximately $193 million, after deducting the initial purchasers' commissions and estimated expenses of the offering.

"The net proceeds received from the issuance of the Notes will allow us to fund over the next several years the development of our recently acquired Greenbrier metallurgical coal reserve and our recently acquired Brier Creek thermal coal reserve, and will provide us with ample liquidity for future growth in our business," said Jon E. Nix, Chief Executive Officer of Xinergy.

The Notes and related parent and subsidiary guarantees were sold in the United States only to qualified institutional buyers in reliance on the exemption from registration set forth in Rule 144A under the Securities Act of 1933 (the "Securities Act"), and outside the United States to non-U.S. persons in reliance on the exemption from registration set forth in Regulation S under the Securities Act.  The Notes and the related guarantees have not been registered under the Securities Act, or the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction, and may not be offered or sold in the United States without registration or an applicable exemption from registration under the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold outside the United States without compliance with applicable foreign securities laws.

About Xinergy Ltd.

Headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, Xinergy Ltd., through its wholly owned subsidiary, Xinergy Corp. and its subsidiaries, is engaged in coal mining in eastern Kentucky and West Virginia. Currently, Xinergy sells high quality coal to electric utilities and industrial companies throughout the southeastern United States. For more information, please visit www.xinergycorp.com.

Forward-Looking Information

This release contains "forward-looking information" relating to offering of the Notes. Forward-looking information should not be read as a guarantee of future performance and will not necessarily be accurate indications of the times at, or by which, that performance will be achieved. There are several risks that could cause actual performance to differ materially from those expressed in or suggested by the forward-looking information which are more fully described in Xinergy Ltd.'s filings with the Canadian Securities Administrators, including its Annual Information Form for the year ended December 31, 2010, available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. You should not put undue reliance on any forward-looking information. We assume no obligation to update forward-looking information, except to the extent required by applicable securities laws.



SOURCE Xinergy Ltd.

For further information:

Chris Halouma, Director, Investor Relations
Michael R. Castle, Chief Financial Officer
(865) 474-7000

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