AURA ENERGY LIMITED
(“Aura” or the “Company”)
Issue of Shares
Aura wishes to inform the market that on 18 May 2020 the Company issued the following ordinary shares:
Lind Global Macro Fund LP on conversion of convertible notes into
fully paid ordinary shares 90,000,000
Conversion of performance shares into fully paid ordinary shares
by the Executive Chairman 17,500,000
Ordinary shares held in Treasury Nil
Expected Admission date 22 May 2020
Conversion of convertible notes
On 30 April 2019, the Company executed a Convertible Security Financing Agreement and a Security Deed (“Agreement”) with Lind Global Macro Fund LP for proceeds of A$2,000,000 (before costs) for convertible notes with a face value of A$2,400,000. Following the expiry of 60 days from the date of execution, Lind was entitled to convert convertible notes into ordinary shares in the Company. Under the Agreement, Lind is entitled to convert its convertible notes into ordinary shares at 90% of the average of 5 daily VWAPs chosen by Lind from the daily VWAPs for the 20 Trading Days immediately prior to the Conversion Notice Date.
On 18 November 2019, the Company and Lind executed a Follow-on Convertible Note for proceeds of A$350,000 (before costs) for convertible notes with a face value of $420,000.
The issue of shares referred to above relates to the fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth Conversion Notices received from Lind to convert A$180,000 of convertible notes into fully paid ordinary shares. Lind has now converted $2,510,000 of the Convertible Security Facility.
The amount outstanding on the Convertible Security Financing Agreement is $310,000.
Conversion of performance shares into fully paid ordinary shares by the Executive Chairman
On 30 November 2017, shareholders’ approved at the annual general meeting to award Mr PD Reeve, the Executive Chairman, 35,000,000 performance shares. The terms and conditions of the performance shares were set out in the Notice of Meeting dated 27 October 2017 and were approved by the Australian Securities & Investments Commission.
The milestones approved by shareholders were the issue, in two equal tranches, of 17,500,000 shares per tranche over two years from 30 November 2017. Tranche 1 milestone was achieved on 30 November 2018 and Tranche 2 milestone was achieved on 30 November 2019.
The Tranche 2 milestone performance shares have now been converted into 17,500,000 ordinary shares of the Company and awarded to Peter Reeve.
Total shares on issue
The total number of ordinary shares on issue following the issue and Admission of the above Shares will be 2,557,535,966. There are no shares held in treasury and, therefore this figure may be used by shareholders, from the appropriate time, as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.
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The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014.
NOTIFICATION AND PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF TRANSACTIONS BY PERSONS DISCHARGING MANAGERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND PERSONS CLOSELY ASSOCIATED WITH THEM
Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated
Reason for the notification
Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
Aura Energy Limited
Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument:
Shares of nil par value each
Nature of the transaction:
Conversion of performance shares to ordinary shares
Price(s) and volume(s):
Single transaction as in 4 c) above
Date of the transaction:
18 May 2020
Place of the transaction:
Outside of a trading venue