E4 Energy Inc.

E4 Energy Inc.

October 04, 2005 18:36 ET

E4 Energy Announces Increase to Bought Deal Financing

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 4, 2005) -

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E4 Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EFE) ("E4" or the "Company") is pleased to announce today that it has increased its previously announced $10,001,250 "bought deal" financing (see Press Release of September 28, 2005) by an additional 30,000 common shares at $1.90 per share and 88,000 flow-through shares at $2.45 per share, for a total issue of 2,662,000 common shares at $1.90 per share and 2,129,000 flow-through shares at $2.45 per share for gross total proceeds of $10,273,850. The shares issued under this offering will be subject to a hold period of four months from closing. Insiders of the Company will be purchasing up to 2.5 percent of the offering.

The shares will be issued through a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Capital Corporation and including Tristone Capital Inc., Dundee Securities Corp. and Blackmont Capital Inc.

Closing of this private placement is scheduled for on or about October 20, 2005 and is subject to normal regulatory and stock exchange approvals.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities in any jurisdiction. The common shares offered have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold within the United States absent registration or applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act.

E4 Energy Inc. is a junior oil and gas company engaged in the exploration for, and development and production of natural gas and crude oil reserves primarily in the provinces of British Columbia and Alberta. E4's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "EFE".

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

Contact Information

  • E4 Energy Inc.
    Paul Starnino
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 266-6747
    E4 Energy Inc.
    Franco Civitarese
    Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer
    (403) 266-6747