TSX Venture Exchange Symbol FNR
SASKATOON, May 30, 2013 /CNW/ - 49 North Resources Inc. ("49 North" or
the "Company") (TSXV: FNR) announces that it has achieved quorum for
its upcoming meeting of the holders of its 8% Convertible Unsecured
Subordinated Debentures due June 29, 2014 (the "2014 Debentures"). To
date, 25.16% of the holders of the 2014 Debentures have delivered
proxies in respect of the meeting, of which 93.74% have voted in
favour, 6.09% have voted against and $5,000 principal amount of 2014
Debentures have abstained from voting.
With respect to the meeting of the holders of the Company's 8%
Convertible Unsecured Subordinated Debentures due September 23, 2013
(the "2013 Debentures", and together with the 2014 Debentures, the
"Debentures"), 15.35% of the holders of the 2013 Debentures have
delivered proxies in respect of the meeting, of which 100% have voted
in favour of the proposed amendments.
The board of directors of the Company encourages the holders of the
Debentures who have not voted their debentures to vote in favour of the
restructuring announced on April 23, 2013. Information respecting the
restructuring can be found in the 49 North Management Information
Circular dated May 10, 2013, a copy of which is posted for public
access on the Company's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. In conjunction with the debenture restructuring, 49 North has formally
commenced the process of adding an additional two independent directors
to its existing board.
The Company is pleased to announce it has also received conditional
acceptance from the TSX Venture Exchange respecting the proposed
amendments to the Debentures. Final acceptance of the amendments is
conditional upon, among other customary requirements, the approval by
the holders of the 2013 Debentures and the 2014 Debentures of the
proposed amendments, as applicable.
49 North has engaged MGI Securities Inc. ("MGI") with respect to the
restructuring of its Debentures. Under the terms of the engagement, MGI
will be paid a $25,000 work fee as well as an additional $25,000
success fee on the successful completion of the restructuring. 49
North will also pay investment advisors a $3 soliciting dealers' fee
per $100 principal amount of Debentures voted in favour of the proposed
amendments by their clients, provided the amendments are approved. The
soliciting dealers' fee will be processed through MGI to eligible IIROC
firms that are entitled to receive the fee.
The proxy delivery instructions are as follows:
Alliance Trust Company
#450, 407 - 2nd Street S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 2Y3
Attention: Miguel Lahud
email for scanned proxies: email@example.com
The deadline for submitting proxies is Tuesday June 4 at 10 am Central
49 North is a Saskatchewan focused oil and gas exploration, development
and production company with a significant resource investment portfolio
and strategic operations in financial, managerial and geological
advisory services and merchant banking. Our diversified portfolio of
assets includes direct project involvement in the resource sector, as
well as investments in shares and other securities of junior and
intermediate mineral and oil and gas exploration companies. Additional
information about 49 North is available at www.sedar.com.
Forward Looking Information: This release contains forward-looking
information within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities
legislation. In particular but without limitation, this press release
includes statements respecting the successful implementation of
proposed amendments to the Debentures. There is no certainty that the
proposed amendments will be implemented in part or at all.
Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results or events
to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such
forward-looking information. In addition, the forward-looking
information contained in this release is based upon what management
believes to be reasonable assumptions. Readers are cautioned not to
place undue reliance on forward-looking information as it is inherently
uncertain and no assurance can be given that the expectations reflected
in such information will prove to be correct. The forward-looking
information in this release is made as of the date hereof and, except
as required under applicable securities legislation, 49 North assumes
no obligation to update or revise such information to reflect new
events or circumstances.
The securities of 49 North have not been registered under the United
States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or
sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable
exemption from the registration requirements. This release is issued
for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to
sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall
there be any sale of any securities in any jurisdiction in which such
offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as
that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE: 49 North Resources Inc.
For further information:
49 North Resources Inc.
President and Chief Executive Officer
306-653-2692 or firstname.lastname@example.org.