SOURCE: Pure Cycle Corporation

August 18, 2015 17:36 ET

Pure Cycle Corporation Announces Completion of Sale of Its Agricultural Holdings

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Aug 18, 2015) - Pure Cycle Corporation (NASDAQ: PCYO) ("Pure Cycle" or the "Company") announces today that it has completed the sale of its approximate 14,600 acres of farm land to Arkansas River Farms, LLC, an affiliate of C&A Companies, Inc. and Resource Land Holdings, LLC.

"We are pleased to announce the completion of the sale of our farms and we would like to express our appreciation to Arkansas River Farms, LLC, and their team for their efforts to complete the closing of this transaction. We are confident that they will be successful in their operation of the farms and in transitioning the farms to create new efficiencies and increase farm yields. We also want to thank all of our tenant farmers that we have developed strong and mutually beneficial relationships with over the years and wish them well in their future endeavors," commented Mark Harding, President of Pure Cycle. "With this transaction complete, we will continue to focus our efforts and resources on our core water utility model and the development of our Sky Ranch property," continued Mr. Harding.

"The acquisition of the farms in the Fort Lyons Canal system is an exciting opportunity for us. We are delighted to have worked closely with Pure Cycle on this transaction and want to express our appreciation for the smooth transfer of ownership of the properties," commented Aaron Patsch, from Arkansas River Farms. "We look forward to developing the operation of the farms and working with the local community to develop long term relationships," continued Mr. Patsch.

The Company received approximately $44.4 million in closing proceeds with approximately $1.3 million remaining in escrow while the parties resolve certain outstanding items.

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Pure Cycle owns water assets in the Denver, Colorado metropolitan area. Pure Cycle provides water and wastewater services to customers located in the Denver metropolitan area including the design, construction, operation and maintenance of water and wastewater systems.

Additional information including our recent press releases and Annual Reports are available at www.purecyclewater.com, or you may contact our President, Mark W. Harding, at 303-292-3456 or at info@purecyclewater.com.

Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements are all statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that we expect or anticipate will or may occur in the future, such as statements about development of our water utility and Sky Ranch. The words "anticipate," "likely," "may," "should," "could," "will," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "plan," "intend" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially. Factors that could cause actual results to differ from projected results include, without limitation: the possibility that we may be unable to obtain shareholder approval or the parties to the Purchase and Sale Agreement may be unable to satisfy the other conditions to closing the proposed transaction; the proposed transaction may involve unexpected costs; the risk factors discussed in Part I, Item 1A of our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K; and those factors discussed from time to time in our press releases, public statement and documents filed or furnished with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Except as required by law, we disclaim any obligation to update publicly any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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