16 June 2019, Sunday | 05:55am

Sapura Energy to seek shareholders’ nod for RM2.28b financing


KUALA LUMPUR: Sapura Energy Bhd is proposing to seek shareholder’s approval to obtain financing facilities of up to US$550mil or RM2.28bil for its proposed joint venture with the OMV Aktiengesellschaft (OMV AG) Group.

It said on Thursday it intends to seek financing from local and/or foreign financial institution(s) and/or OMV E&P or another entity within OMV AG group for US$550mi but not less than US$350mil (RM1.456bil).

It said the group may also be required to provide corporate guarantees, undertakings and/or securities for 50% of the financing facilities to be obtained by SEB Upstream Sdn Bhd (SUP).

SUP is a joint venture incorporated to hold the entire equity interest of Sapura Upstream Sdn Bhd, formerly Sapura Exploration and Production Sdn Bhd, resulting in cash proceeds f up to US$975mil (RM4.05bil).


Source: TheStar

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