Camber Energy Closes $100 Million Equity Transaction with Institutional Investor
Unique Structure Gives Camber Unprecedented Optionality
HOUSTON, TX / ACCESSWIRE / January 6, 2022 / Camber Energy, Inc. (NYSE American:CEI) ("Camber" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that on December 31, 2021 an institutional investor purchased 10,544 shares of newly designated convertible preferred stock for a purchase price of $100,000,000.
The purchase price was paid by the Investor via payment of $5 million in cash and the execution of four Promissory Notes (each a "Note") from the Investor in favor of Company, each in the amount of $23.75 million and payable by the Investor to the Company on March 31, 2022, June 30, 2022, September 30, 2022 and December 31, 2022, respectively. There are 2,636 shares of Preferred Stock associated with each Note, and the Investor may not convert the shares of preferred stock associated with each Note into common shares or sell any of the underlying common shares unless the Note is paid in full by the Investor. The Company may in its sole discretion redeem the Preferred Stock prior to any Note being paid in full.
The Company also issued warrants entitling the Investor to purchase up to 100 million common shares of the Company at an exercise price of $2.00 per share for the first 50 million shares and an exercise price of $4.00 per share for the remaining 50 million shares.
James Doris, President and Chief Executive Officer of Camber, commented, "With the funding commitment in place we can confidently pursue new acquisitions and other important value-added initiatives throughout 2022, yet we have the option of redeeming all or a portion of the shares and not accept the funds if we do not believe it is in the best interest of the company to do so at the particular time. The structure was purposely designed to provide the organization with unprecedented optionality. "
The foregoing description of the transaction is subject to and qualified in its entirety by Camber's Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on January 5, 2022, and available under "investors" - "SEC filings" at www.camber.energy.
About Camber Energy, Inc.
Camber Energy, Inc. is a growth-oriented diversified energy company. Through its majority-owned subsidiary, Camber provides custom energy & power solutions to commercial and industrial clients in North America and owns interests in oil and natural gas assets in the United States The company's majority-owned subsidiary also holds an exclusive license in Canada to a patented carbon-capture system. For more information, please visit the company's website at www.camber.energy.
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Released January 6, 2022