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DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/
PERTH, Australia, June 29, 2012 /CNW/ - As announced on 17 May 2012,
Aurora Oil & Gas Limited (ASX: AUT) (TSX: AEF) (Company or Aurora) had agreed, subject to shareholder approval, to raise approximately
A$4.0 million through the issue of shares to certain directors of the
Company (Director Placement).
Aurora advises that following receipt of shareholder approval it has now
completed the Director Placement and allotted 1,137,619 Aurora shares
at A$3.55 per share to raise approximately A$4.0 million before the
costs of issue.
The Shares rank equally with existing fully paid ordinary shares.
An Appendix 3B in respect of the Shares has previously been released
(refer announcement of 17 May 2012).
Secondary Trading Exemption
The Corporations Act 2001 (Act) restricts the on-sale of securities without disclosure, unless the
sale is exempt under sections 708 or 708A of the Act. By Aurora giving
this notice, sale of the Shares the subject of the Director Placement
above will fall within the exemption offered by section 708A(5) of the
Aurora hereby notifies the ASX under section 708A(5)(e) of the Act that:
Aurora issued the Shares the subject of the Director Placement without
disclosure to investors under Part 6D.2 of the Act;
as at the date of this notice, Aurora has complied with the provisions
of Chapter 2M of the Act as they apply to Aurora, and with section 674
of the Act; and,
as at the date of this notice, Aurora has complied with section 674 of
the Act as it applies to Aurora; and
as at the date of this notice, there is no information:
that has been excluded from a continuous disclosure notice in accordance
with the Listing Rules of the Australian Securities Exchange; and
that investors and their professional advisers would reasonably require
for the purpose of making an informed assessment of:
the assets and liabilities, financial position and performance, profits
and losses and prospects of the Company; or
the rights and liabilities attaching to the Shares the subject of the
This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States nor
shall there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which
such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities
offered have not been, and will not be, registered under the United
States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), or any
state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United
States or to U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under The
Securities Act except in compliance with the registration requirements
or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements of The
Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.
SOURCE Aurora Oil
For further information:
Aurora Oil & Gas Limited ABN 90 008 787 988
Level 20, 77 St. Georges Terrace, Perth, WA 6000, Australia
GPO Box 2530 Perth, WA 6001, Australia
t +61 8 9440 2626, f +61 8 9440 2699, e firstname.lastname@example.org
Aurora USA Oil & Gas, Inc.
A subsidiary of Aurora Oil & Gas Ltd.
1111 Louisiana, Suite 4550, Houston, TX 77002 USA
t +1 713 402 1920, f +1 713 357 9674