Parex Resources Announces Approval of Automatic Share Purchase Plan
CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Parex Resources Inc. (“Parex” or the “Company”) (TSX:PXT), announced today that the Company has entered into an automatic share purchase plan with a broker in order to facilitate repurchases of up to 11,436,964 of its common shares pursuant to the Company’s previously announced normal course issuer bid (see the Company’s press release dated December 18, 2018). Under the Company’s automatic share purchase plan, the Company’s broker may repurchase shares under the normal course issuer bid during the Company’s self-imposed blackout periods. Purchases will be made by the Company’s broker based upon the parameters prescribed by the Toronto Stock Exchange and applicable securities laws and the terms of the plan and the parties’ written agreement. The automatic share purchase plan has been approved by the Toronto Stock Exchange and will be implemented effective January 28, 2019.
To date, Parex has purchased for cancellation 3,454,355 common shares of the Company at an average cost $17.69 per share, pursuant to its normal course issuer bid that commenced on December 21, 2018. Pursuant to the normal course issuer bid, Parex may purchase for cancellation up to 15,041,319 million common shares prior to December 21, 2019.
For more information, please contact:
Vice-President Capital Markets & Corporate Planning
Parex Resources Inc.
Phone: (403) 517-1733
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