Kelt Exploration Ltd. has entered into an agreement to acquire a private Canadian oil and gas company with crude oil and natural gas assets located at Valhalla/La Glace, adjacent to the Company's core producing areas at Pouce Coupe and Spirit River in west central Alberta. The acquisition is subject to standard industry closing conditions and closing is expected to occur on or around July 2, 2014.
The consideration to be paid by Kelt is $165.0 million, before closing adjustments, and will be financed by existing cash on hand and the issuance of 4.3 million common shares of Kelt to the shareholders of the private Canadian oil and gas company. Based on the five day volume weighted average price of Kelt shares that traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange from June 9th to 13th of $13.58, the value of the common share consideration is $58.0 million. The balance of $107.0 million will be paid in cash.