TORONTO, Ontario, Oct. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. (KBLT.V) ("Cobalt 27" or the "Company") announced today that the Supreme Court of British Columbia issued a final order approving the previously-announced statutory plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) pursuant to which Pala Investments Limited ("Pala") will acquire 100% of Cobalt 27's issued and outstanding common shares (other than the approximately 19% that Pala already owns) (the "Arrangement"). Under the Arrangement, each Cobalt 27 shareholder will receive C$4.00 in cash plus one share of Nickel 28 Capital Corp. ("Nickel 28") with an implied value of C$1.92 per share for total consideration of C$5.92 per share.
The Arrangement was previously approved by Cobalt 27 shareholders at the annual and special meeting of shareholders held on October 11, 2019.
It is expected that the Arrangement will be completed before the end of October, 2019, subject to the satisfaction or waiver of certain closing conditions set forth in the arrangement agreement dated August 13, 2019, as amended.
Further information about the Arrangement is set forth in the materials prepared by Cobalt 27, copies of which are available under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
About Cobalt 27
Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. is a leading battery metals streaming company offering exposure to metals integral to key technologies of the electric vehicle and energy storage markets. Cobalt 27 holds an 8.56% joint venture interest in the long-life, world-class Ramu mine which currently delivers near-term attributable nickel and cobalt production. Cobalt 27 also manages a portfolio of 11 royalties. Cobalt 27 also owns physical cobalt and a cobalt stream on the Voisey's Bay mine.
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