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Lateral Capital Corp. ("Lateral" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:LCP) - Mr. Corbin Blume, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lateral, reports the Company has issued promissory notes (the "Notes") to two arm's length individuals (the "Holders"), pursuant to which the Holders have agreed to lend the Company an aggregate of CDN$400,000, of which $200,000 is secured against the assets of the Company. The Company intends to use the proceeds of the Notes for general working capital purposes.
The principal under the Notes will incur interest at a rate of 12% per year and the Notes shall mature on April 1, 2013 (the "Maturity Date"). At any time up until the Maturity Date, the Company shall have the right to re-pay the full outstanding principal under the Notes without penalty. In addition, the Holders shall be entitled to receive bonus shares of the Company in an amount equal to 20% of the value of the Notes, as permitted under the policies of the TSX-V.
The Company also announces it has executed a novation agreement with Whitecap Resources Inc. to extend the closing date of its previously announced acquisition (Market Wire: November 28, 2012) to March 25, 2013. The agreement provides for total consideration of $28.1-million with an effective date of January 1, 2013. Under the terms of this agreement, the Company has made an additional non-refundable deposit of $200,000. The transaction will be financed through a combination of equity and debt financings, the terms and conditions of which will be announced shortly. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including TSX-V approval.
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