Cirrus Energy Corporation

October 14, 2009 09:04 ET

Cirrus Energy Corporation Closes Previously Announced Bought Deal Financing

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 14, 2009) - Cirrus Energy Corporation ("Cirrus" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CYR) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced short form prospectus offering of common shares ("Common Shares") of the Company (the "Offering") through a syndicate of underwriters led by Cormark Securities Inc. and including FirstEnergy Capital Corp., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Haywood Securities Inc., Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. and Raymond James Ltd., resulting in gross proceeds of $45,013,500.00. The Offering consisted of 14,290,000 Common Shares issued at a price of $3.15 per Common Share.

Cirrus plans to use the net proceeds of the Offering to fund the Corporation's capital program, future acquisitions and for general working capital requirements.

Cirrus Energy Corporation is an international oil and gas company headquartered in Calgary and, following the issue, has approximately 93.0 million fully diluted common shares outstanding.

This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy the securities in any jurisdiction. The Common Shares may be offered or sold in other eligible foreign jurisdictions and to U.S. buyers on a private placement basis pursuant to an applicable exemption from registration requirements in Rule 144-A or Regulation D of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "US Securities Act"). The Common Shares have not been registered under the US Securities Act and may not be offered or sold in the United States except in transactions exempt from such registration.

Cirrus Energy Corporation
Suite 208, 5 Richard Way S.W., T3E 7M8
Calgary, Alberta

Forward-Looking Statements

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Contact Information

  • Cirrus Energy Corporation
    David Taylor
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 216-5030
    Cirrus Energy Corporation
    Pam Orr
    Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 216-5030
    (403) 265-9530 (FAX)