CARACAL ENERGY INC.: Court and Shareholder Approval of Acquisition of Caracal

CARACAL ENERGY INC.: Court and Shareholder Approval of Acquisition of Caracal
Court and Shareholder Approval of Acquisition of Caracal by Glencore 
CALGARY, June 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Caracal Energy Inc. ("Caracal" or the "Company")
(LSE:CRCL) announced today the results of its special meeting of holders of
common shares held today to consider and to vote on a plan of arrangement (the
"Arrangement") under the Canada Business Corporations Act pursuant to which
8682321 Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Glencore plc ("Glencore"), will acquire
all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Caracal for £5.50 per 
share in cash. By special resolution passed at the special meeting of Caracal
shareholders, the Arrangement was approved by 99.79% of the votes cast by
Caracal shareholders and also received the minority approval required by
Multilateral Instrument 61-101 - Protection of Minority Security Holders in
Special Transactions. 
Caracal also announced that, following the special meeting, the Court of
Queen's Bench of Alberta granted its final order approving the Arrangement.
Caracal expects the Arrangement to close in late June or early July of 2014.
The closing of the Arrangement is subject to the satisfaction or waiver of all
conditions that are applicable to the Arrangement, including the granting of an
approval under the Investment Canada Act. 
About Caracal Energy Inc. 
Caracal Energy Inc. is an international exploration and development company
focused on oil and gas exploration, development and production activities in
the Republic of Chad, Africa. In 2011, the Company entered into three
production sharing contracts ("PSCs") with the government of the Republic of
Chad. These PSCs provide exclusive rights to explore and develop reserves and
resources over a combined area of 26,103 km2 in southern Chad. 
The Company's shares trade on the London Stock Exchange under the symbol CRCL. 
About Glencore 
Glencore is one of the world's largest global diversified natural resource
companies. As a leading integrated producer and marketer of commodities with a
well-balanced portfolio of diverse industrial assets, Glencore is strongly
positioned to capture value at every stage of the supply chain, from sourcing
materials deep underground to delivering products to an international customer
base. The Group's industrial and marketing activities are supported by a global
network of more than 90 offices located in over 50 countries. The Group's
diversified operations comprise over 150 mining and metallurgical sites,
offshore oil production assets, farms and agricultural facilities. The Group
employs approximately 200,000 people, including contractors. 
Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information 
Certain information in this news release is "forward-looking information"
within the meaning of applicable Canadian Securities legislation and is
prospective in nature, including information regarding the completion of the
Arrangement and the timing thereof. Forward-looking information is not based on
historical facts, but rather on current expectations and projections about
future events, and is therefore subject to risks and uncertainties which could
cause actual results to differ materially from the future results expressed or
implied by the forward-looking information. This information generally can be
identified by the use of forward-looking words such as "may", "should", "will",
"could", "intend", "estimate", "plan", "anticipate", "expect", "believe" or
"continue", or the negative thereof or similar variations. In particular, any
statements regarding Caracal's future expectations, beliefs, goals or prospects
are or involve forward-looking information. 
Forward-looking information is also necessarily based upon a number of
assumptions that, while considered reasonable by management, are inherently
subject to significant business, economic, regulatory and competitive
uncertainties and contingencies. Caracal cautions the reader that such
forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and
other factors that could cause actual results, performance or achievements of
Caracal to differ materially from any future results, performance or
achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. In
addition to general economic conditions, there are specific risks, including
but not limited to, the possibility that all conditions precedent to the
Arrangement may not be satisfied or waived prior to the agreed upon outside
date to complete the Arrangement and the parties' ability to satisfy the
conditions to the completion of the Arrangement, including that the necessary
regulatory approvals may not be obtained on the terms expected or on the
anticipated schedule. Caracal believes the material factors, expectations and
assumptions reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, but no
assurance can be given that these factors, expectations and assumptions will
prove to be correct. 
Undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements contained
herein, which are made as of the date hereof and, except as required by law,
Caracal undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise. The forward-looking statements contained herein are
expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.  
SOURCE: Caracal Energy Inc. 
For further information: 
Caracal Energy Inc.
Gary Guidry, President and Chief Executive Officer
Trevor Peters, Chief Financial Officer
+1 403-724-7200 
Longview Communications - Canadian Media Enquiries
Alan Bayless
+1 604-694-6035
Joel Shaffer
+1 416-649-8006 
FTI Consulting - UK Media Enquiries
Ben Brewerton / Ed Westropp
+ 44 (0) 207 8313 3113 

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