LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - May 27, 2014) - Methes Energies International Ltd. (NASDAQ: MEIL), a renewable energy company that produces and sells biodiesel fuel and biodiesel processing equipment, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 2,500,000 registered shares of its common stock, par value $0.001 per share, at a price to the public of $2.00 per share. In connection with the offering, the Company has also granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 375,000 shares of common stock from the Company to cover over-allotments, if any.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the offering primarily to perform the preparatory work necessary to increase the production capacity and for other improvements at its Sombra plant, and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
National Securities Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: NHLD), acted as sole book-running manager for the offering. The Company offered and sold these securities pursuant to its existing shelf registration statement (File No. 333-195271), including a base prospectus, as declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on May 14, 2014.
A final prospectus supplement describing the terms of the offering was filed with the SEC and formed a part of the effective registration statement. Copies of the prospectus supplement and the accompanying base prospectus may be obtained by contacting the book-running manager at the following address:
National Securities Corporation
410 Park Ave, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10022
Attn: Kim Addarich
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of the Methes Energies International Ltd., and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale of any security in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
About Methes Energies International Ltd.
Methes Energies International Ltd. is a renewable energy company that offers a variety of products and services to biodiesel fuel producers. Methes also offers biodiesel processors that are unique, truly compact, fully automated state-of-the-art and continuous flow that can run on a wide variety of feedstocks. Methes markets and sells biodiesel fuel produced at its showcase production facility in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, and at its 13 MGY facility in Sombra, Ontario, to customers in the U.S. and Canada, as well as providing multiple biodiesel fuel solutions to its clientele. Among its services are selling commodities to its network of biodiesel producers, selling their biodiesel production and providing clients with proprietary software to operate and control their processors. Methes also remotely monitors the quality and characteristics of its clients' production, upgrades and repairs their processors and advises clients on adjusting their processes to use varying feedstock to improve the quality of their biodiesel. For more information, please visit www.methes.com.
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