Divestco Inc.
TSX VENTURE : DVT

Divestco Inc.

July 26, 2005 15:52 ET

Divestco Inc. Announces C$9 Million Offering

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - July 26, 2005) -

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DIVESTCO INC. (TSX VENTURE:DVT) ("Divestco") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with First Associates Investments Inc. pursuant to which the underwriter, together with Northern Securities Inc., has agreed to purchase 4,500,000 Units, at a price of $2.00 per Unit, for aggregate proceeds to Divestco of approximately $9 million. The Underwriter has the option to purchase up to an additional 500,000 Units at $2.00, at any time up to 48 hours prior to Closing. Each Unit will consist of one common share and one-half of one share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant will entitle the holder to acquire a common share at a price of $2.50 at any time on or before August 18, 2007. The offering is scheduled to close on or about August 18, 2005 and is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary approvals including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

The proceeds raised from the offering shall be used by Divestco to fund capital expenditures and for general corporate purposes.

The securities offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an application exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any State in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

Divestco was formed on September 23, 2003 as a result of the amalgamation of International Datashare Corporation and Divestco.com Inc. Divestco is actively involved in the North American oil and gas software and services industry and markets over 20 separate software applications that are widely used in both North America and International marketplaces. The Company also operates a significant database containing information relevant to oil and gas exploration. Additionally, Divestco has an expanding seismic data library and is the largest broker of seismic data in Canada. Divestco trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "DVT".

Forward Looking Statements

Statements in this document that may be considered forward-looking are based on management's current expectations that involve a number of risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those anticipated.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed nor accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

Contact Information

  • Divestco Inc.
    Mr. Stephen Popadynetz
    Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 218-6466
    or
    Divestco Inc.
    Mr. Roderick Chisholm
    Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 218-6450
    Website: www.divestco.com