11-23-17 9:11 AM EST | Email Article


Calgary, AB / TheNewswire / November 23, 2017 - Zen ith Energy Ltd. (" Zenith " or the " Company ") ( LSE: ZEN; TSX.V: ZEE ) the dual listed international oil & gas production company operating the largest onshore oilfield in Azerbaijan, is pleased to announce that Mr. Andrea Cattaneo, Chief Executive Officer and President of the Company, has today exercised stock options to acquire 2,000,000 new common shares (" New Common Shares ") in the capital of the Company at an exercise price (the " Stock Options Price ") of CAD$0.10 (approximately £0.059) per New Common Share and at a total cost of CAD$200,000 (approximately £118,000). 

The Stock Options Plan (the " Plan ") was approved by shareholders at the Company's last AGM, held on January 20, 2017. 

An application will be made for the New Common Shares to be admitted to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange, and for them to be listed on the Standard Segment of the UK Official List (" Admission "). The New Common Shares will rank  pari passu  in all respects with the existing common shares of the Company.  An application will also be made for the New Common Shares to be listed on the TSX Venture Exchange. It is expected that Admission will become effective and unconditional dealings in the New Common Shares will begin on November 30, 2017.


Total Voting Rights 

Following Admission of the New Common Shares, the Company will have  141,050,119  common shares in issue, with one voting right per share, and admitted to trading on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange Venture Exchange. The above figure may be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or change to their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.  

Transfer of Shares


Mr. Cattaneo has also advised the Company that he intends to transfer 1,968,500 common shares in the capital of the company to certain financial advisers for services rendered to Mr. Cattaneo.

As a result of these two transactions, Mr. Cattaneo will be beneficially interested in a total of  3,370,116  common shares in the Company, representing 2.39 per cent of the Company's issued common share capital, as enlarged by the issue of New Common Shares. Under the Plan, Mr. Cattaneo remains interested in stock options to exercise up to a further 1,000,000 new common shares.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


For further information, please contact:

Zenith Energy Ltd.  

Andrea Cattaneo

Chief Executive Officer 

Email: info@zenithenergy.ca

Telephone:  +1 (587) 315 9031

Telefax:       +1 (403) 775 4474


Optiva Securities - (Joint Broker)

Christian Dennis

Telephone: + 44 (0) 203 137 1903


Beaufort Securities Limited - (Joint Broker)

Jon Belliss

Telephone: +44 207 382 8300


Allenby Capital Limited  (Financial Adviser)

Nick Harriss

Nick Athanas

Telephone:   + 44 (0) 203 328 5656


Yellow Jersey (Financial PR/IR)

Tim Thompson

Telephone: +44 (0) 203 735 8825


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