CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 2, 2014) - Jereh Energy Services Corporation ("Jereh") announced that on March 31, 2014, Jereh completed its strategic investment (the "Investment") into West Mountain Capital Corp. ("West Mountain") which consisted of an issuance from West Mountain to Jereh of: (i) 15,474,074 Common Shares of West Mountain at the price of C$0.27 per share for C$4,178,000 and (ii) a 6.5% secured convertible bond (the "Bond") of West Mountain in the aggregate principal amount of US$3,000,000 issued at par. The Bond and accrued interest is due and payable on the second anniversary of the closing date. The principal amount of the Bond is convertible at the option of Jereh prior to maturity at the conversion prices of C$0.32 and C$0.50 per share during the first year and second year of its term, respectively.
The securities of West Mountain issued to Jereh in the Investment were issued by way of a private agreement in reliance on the accredited investor exemption under applicable Canadian securities laws. Immediately following the closing of the Investment on March 31, 2014, Jereh had beneficial ownership of, and control and direction over, directly or indirectly: (i) 15,474,074 Common Shares, or approximately 29% of the Common Shares outstanding at such time; (ii) 25,786,574 Common Shares, or approximately 40.5% of the Common Shares that would have been outstanding at such time if the Bond was convertible into Common Shares at C$0.32 per common share and assuming a U.S. Dollar to Canadian Dollar exchange rate of 1:1.1; and (iii) 22,074,074 Common Shares, or approximately 36.8% of the Common Shares that would have been outstanding at such time if the Bond was convertible into Common Shares at C$0.50 per common share and assuming a U.S. Dollar to Canadian Dollar exchange rate of 1:1.1.
For purposes of calculating percentages of Common Shares beneficially owned or over which control or direction is exercised, directly or indirectly, Jereh has assumed that there were 53,365,406 Common Shares outstanding as of the date hereof after giving effect to the Private Placement, as disclosed to Jereh by West Mountain in connection with the Private Placement.
Jereh acquired beneficial ownership, and control or direction, directly or indirectly, of the Common Shares that are the subject of this press release for investment purposes.
Jereh intends to review its investment in West Mountain on a continuing basis. Depending on various factors including, without limitation, West Mountain's financial position, the price levels of the Common Shares, conditions in the securities markets and general economic and industry conditions, Jereh's business or financial condition and other factors and conditions Jereh deems appropriate, Jereh may in the future take such actions with respect to its investment in West Mountain as Jereh deems appropriate.
Neither the issuance of this news release in connection with the matters disclosed herein nor the filing by Jereh of the report in accordance with applicable Canadian securities laws is an admission that an individual or entity named or otherwise referred to in this news release owns or controls any described securities or is a joint actor with another entity named or otherwise referred to in this news release.
Jereh's address is set out below. For further information, including to obtain a copy of the report filed by Jereh in accordance with applicable Canadian securities laws, contact Jereh at the address specified below or its Canadian counsel at the number specified below.