Formation Fluid Management Inc.
TSX VENTURE : FFM

Formation Fluid Management Inc.

May 20, 2016 16:49 ET

Formation Fluid Announces Closing of First Tranche of Private Placement Financing

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - May 20, 2016) - Formation Fluid Management Inc. (DBA Formation Fluid Technology Inc.) (TSX VENTURE:FFM) ("FFM" or the "Corporation") announces that it has closed the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") previously announced on May 5, 2016. The Corporation issued 7,033,366 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.06 per Unit for total gross proceeds to the Corporation of $422,002. Each Unit consisted of one common share (a "Common Share") in the capital of the Corporation and one-half of one warrant to purchase a Common Share (a "Warrant"). Each whole Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one Common Share at an exercise price of $0.12 until May 20, 2018. Following one year and a day from the closing date, the Corporation will have the right to accelerate the expiry date of the Warrants if the closing price of the Common Shares is equal to or greater than $0.12 for 20 consecutive trading days. In the event of acceleration, the expiry date will be accelerated to a date that is 30 days after the date the Corporation gives notice to the holders of Warrants that it has elected to exercise this acceleration right.

In connection with the Offering, a cash commission was paid to Leede Jones Gable Inc. and Wolverton Securities Ltd. in connection with certain subscriptions.

The Common Shares and the Warrants comprising the Units issued are subject to a four month hold period from the date of issuance. The proceeds of the Offering will be used for general working capital purposes.

About the Corporation

Formation Fluid Management Inc. has developed a three stage waste water treatment plant (Hydro-Cycle) that uses a proprietary process to clean waste water. Each plant is mobile and can process up to 1000 m3 of water per day. This system treats water to meet or exceed CCME Guidelines (Canadian Environmental Quality Guidelines), resulting in reusable water that can be used for: Boilers, Frac Water, Water Floods, and Drilling Operations. Formation Fluids has identified commercial applications for the Hydro-Cycle system within the oil and gas industry. The waste water treatment system has a primary use to reduce producers' costs of dealing with produced water. The system also satisfies the need to reuse and recycle an increasing valuable resource.

CAUTIONARY STATEMENT ON FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION

Statements in this news release may contain forward-looking information. The reader is cautioned that assumptions used in the preparation of such information may prove to be incorrect. Forward-looking information is subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements, including the risk that the proposed Offering is delayed or not completed for any reason. The Corporation believes that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are reasonable, but no assurance can be given that they will prove to be correct. Actual results and future events may differ materially from those anticipated and accordingly forward-looking statements should not be unduly relied upon. Forward-looking statements contained in this document speak only as of the date of this news release. Except as required by applicable law, the Corporation disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking information.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Formation Fluid Management
    Ken Rose
    Chief Executive Officer
    Investor Inquiries: 1 (403) 550-4421
    info@fftinc.ca