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CALGARY, May 25 /CNW/ - Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. ("Legacy") (TSX:LEG) is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced acquisition (the "Acquisition") of Villanova Resources Inc. ("Villanova"), a Saskatchewan based private oil company. Through the Acquisition, Legacy acquired high quality, high netback, light oil assets focused in its southeast Saskatchewan core area for total consideration of $18 million in cash, approximately 8.1 million Legacy common shares and the assumption of approximately $7.2 million of net debt.
Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. and GMP Securities L.P. acted as financial advisors and FirstEnergy Capital Corp. acted as strategic advisor to Legacy with respect to the Acquisition. National Bank Financial acted as financial advisor to Villanova.
Legacy is a uniquely positioned, well-capitalized junior oil and natural gas company with a proven management team committed to aggressive, cost-effective growth of light oil reserves and production in Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Legacy's common shares trade on the TSX Exchange under the symbol LEG.
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SOURCE Legacy Oil + Gas Inc.
For further information: For further information: Trent J. Yanko, P.Eng., President + CEO, Legacy Oil + Gas Inc., 3900, Bow Valley Square II, 205 - 5th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB, T2P 2V7, Telephone: (403) 441-2300, Fax: (403) 441-2017; Matt Janisch, P.Eng., Vice-President, Finance + CFO, Legacy Oil + Gas Inc., 3900, Bow Valley Square II, 205 - 5th Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB, T2P 2V7, Telephone: (403) 441-2300 Fax: (403) 441-2017