Solimar Energy Limited
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Solimar Energy Limited

June 27, 2012 07:30 ET

Solimar Closes $4 Million Capital Raising

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - June 27, 2012) -

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Solimar Energy Limited (ASX:SGY)(TSX VENTURE:SXS) (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced private placement of subscription receipts exchangeable into convertible debentures (convertible into common shares at Cdn10 cents per share) and associated warrants (exercisable for common shares at Cdn12 cents per share) with all funds received in escrow.

Release of the funds to the Corporation is pending the approval of shareholders which will be sought at a general meeting to be held in Melbourne, Australia on 23 July, 2012.

The required consent of 2/3 of the Corporation's existing convertible debenture holders to the private placement has been obtained.

The private placement consisted of 80 subscription receipts at Cdn$50,000 per subscription receipt to raise Cdn$4.0 million before costs. The funds will mainly be used to exploit the Corporation's California oil and gas discoveries in particular the 100% owned Kreyenhagen oil field redevelopment project.

Sincerely,

John Begg, Chief Executive Officer

Solimar Energy Limited

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