Vancouver, British Columbia (CSE: REO) – Reservoir Capital Corp. (CSE: REO) (“REO” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Kainji Power Holding Limited (“KPHL“), it has completed its previously announced acquisition of a 60% equity stake in OLOCORP Nigeria Ltd. (“OLOCORP“) pursuant to a share sale and purchase agreement dated November 9, 2019 (the “Agreement“) among the Company, KPHL and OLOCORP (the “Transaction”).
Pursuant to the Transaction, in consideration for 3,000,000 shares of OLOCORP (the “OLOCORP Shares“), the Company (i) issued 35,000,000 common shares in the capital of REO (the “REO Shares“) to the designated beneficiaries of OLOCORP (the “New Shareholders“) at a deemed price of C$0.07 per REO Share; (ii) issued a convertible loan note in the principal amount of
$530,000 bearing interest at 4% quarterly and maturing in 12 months, convertible into 7,571,500
REO Shares at a conversion price of approximately $0.07 per REO Share; and (iii) will pay US$600,000 in cash in instalments, of which US$220,000 has already been paid.
As a result of the Transaction, the Company indirectly acquired a just below 1% economic interest in North-South Power Company Limited.
Following the Transaction, REO will have 527,347,377 REO Shares outstanding. The REO Shares issued to the New Shareholders under the Transaction are subject to a minimum four-month hold period and restrictions on transfer under Canadian securities law.
North-South Power Limited (NSP) is the concessionaire and operator of 630MW of operating hydro capacity, comprising the 600MW Shiroro hydropower plant on the Kaduna River and the 30MW Gurara hydropower plant, also on the Kaduna River in Nigeria. The two facilities are operating under long-term concession agreements and PPAs with the national grid aggregator NBET.
OLOCORP is a limited liability company registered in Nigeria in 2013 for the main purpose of holding shares in NSP, its registered capital is now 5 million shares of 1 NGN nominal value each and it currently owns 7,297,297 NSP shares.
REO’s asset portfolio comprises minority indirect economic interests in clean power assets (currently 4 hydropower plants) representing 42.7 MW net operating capacity.
REO’s latest 9 months Financial Statement (ended Sept 30 and filed on Nov 28, 2019, available on www.sedar.com) shows a dividend income from the company’s investments of
$1,000,649 and operating cash flow from continuing operations of $716,890 during the period.
REO’s Vision & Mission is to assemble a balanced portfolio of producing and near-production clean energy assets in growing economies.
REO’s strategy to achieve its Vision is to approach shareholders of privately held quality assets and offer them diversification, liquidity and exposure to a growing portfolio assembled following a disciplined investment policy.
REO’s investment policy consists essentially in taking carefully selected minority economic interests in quality clean power assets in key geographies, targeting regular dividend income over long periods, while offering the potential for capital gain in the medium term.