- Notice to Industry: Cona Resources Ltd. Acquired Pengrowth Energy Corporation
- Waterous Energy Fund News Release: Cona Resources Completes Acquisition of Pengrowth Energy Corporation
On January 7, 2020, Cona Resources Ltd. ("Cona") acquired Pengrowth Energy Corporation (“Pengrowth”) by way of a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) (the “Arrangement”). Pursuant to the Arrangement, former shareholders of Pengrowth received:
- cash consideration of $0.05 per share; and
- a right to each shareholder’s pro-rata portion of any proceeds with respect to Pengrowth’s ongoing litigation with Grand Valley Resources Corp. (the “GVR Litigation”) as a dividend in kind.
As part of the Arrangement, on closing, the GVR Litigation and any proceeds with respect to the GVR Litigation, less applicable costs, were assigned to a litigation trustee to be held in trust for the former shareholders of Pengrowth.
On Dec 18, 2019, the Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta issued a decision in favour of Pengrowth. The counterparty to the GVR Litigation has appealed this decision.
For information regarding Cona's acquisition of Pengrowth, please refer to the acquisition documents and historical news releases issued by Pengrowth, which can be found on SEDAR (the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval) here. A selection of documents regarding Cona's acquisition of Pengrowth can also be found using the navigation to the left.