CAYMAN ISLANDS, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Firebird Global Master Fund Holdings, Ltd. ("FGMF Holdings") announces that the expiry date of 4,291,666 warrants it holds in the share capital of Vanoil Energy Ltd. (TSX-V; VEL) (the "Issuer") was extended form August 10, 2014 to August 2, 2017.
The aggregate number of securities of the Issuer held by FGMF Holdings and its joint actors, namely Firebird Global Master Fund II Holdings, Ltd. ("FGMF II Holdings") and James Passin, is 52,115,675 common shares, 25,492,555 warrants to acquire the same number of common shares in the share capital of the Issuer and 950,000 options to acquire the same number of common shares in the share capital of the Issuer. Out of the 52,115,675 common shares, 25,492,555 warrants, and 950,000 options, 32,551,045 common shares and 16,713,234 warrants are held by FGMF Holdings, 19,064,630 common shares and 7,945,321 warrants are held by FGMF II Holdings and 500,000 common shares, 834,000 warrants and 950,000 options are held by James Passin.
The 52,115,675 common shares held by FGMF Holdings and its joint actors represent approximately 44.57% of the outstanding common shares of the Issuer.
In addition, assuming the exercise by FGMF Holdings and its joint actors of the above-mentioned warrants and options to acquire additional common shares of the Issuer, the total securityholding in the share capital of the Issuer would be 78,558,230 common shares, representing approximately 54.79% of the outstanding common shares of the Issuer, including the common shares deemed to be acquired pursuant to the exercise of such warrants and options.
The securities are held for investment purposes. However, FGMF Holdings and its joint actors can be qualified as active investors, since Mr. James Passin, manager and director of FGMF Holdings and FGMF II Holdings, is Chairman of the board of directors of the Issuer. FGMF Holdings and its joint actors may, from time to time, acquire additional securities of the Issuer, may continue to hold their present position or may dispose of their securities.
This press release is being issued in order to comply with the disclosure requirements under applicable securities legislation. This press release is not an admission that FGMF Holdings owns or controls any described securities or is a joint actor with anyone else.
SOURCE: Firebird Global Master Fund Holdings, Ltd.
For further information: or to obtain a copy the report, contact: Mr. James Passin, Director, Firebird Global Master Fund, Ltd., (212) 698-9260, JPassin@fbird.com