|By Marketwired .||
|June 20, 2014 01:12 PM EDT||
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/20/14 -- Further to its press release on June 18, 2014, Veraz Petroleum Ltd. ("Veraz") (TSX VENTURE:VRZ.H) announces its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on June 20, 2014 was adjourned to 10:00 a.m. (Calgary time) on July 17, 2014 at the offices of Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP, Suite 2400, 525 - 8th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta, at which time it is anticipated the special business related to the approval of its previously announced reverse take-over (the "Reverse Take-Over") by Momentus Energy Corp. ("Momentus") and the related consolidation and name change will be conducted, all as described in the joint information circular and proxy statement of Veraz and Momentus dated May 14, 2014 (the "Circular").
The directors of each of Veraz and Momentus have unanimously approved the Reverse Take-Over and continue to recommend that their respective shareholders vote in favour thereof.
Shareholders of Veraz who have not voted or wish to change their vote with respect to the Reverse Take-Over and any related matters may do so by following the instructions set forth on the proxy or voting instruction form provided to them.
Completion of the Reverse Take-Over is subject to a number of conditions, including TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") acceptance and disinterested shareholder approval. The Reverse Take-Over cannot close until the required shareholder approval is obtained. There can be no assurance that the Reverse Take-Over will be completed as proposed or at all.
Investors are cautioned that, except as disclosed in the Circular prepared in connection with the Reverse Take-Over, any information released or received with respect to the Reverse Take-Over may not be accurate or complete and should not be relied upon. Trading in the securities of Veraz should be considered highly speculative.
The TSXV in no way passed upon the merits of the proposed Reverse Take-Over and has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release contains certain statements which constitute forward-looking statements or information ("forward-looking statements"), including statements regarding the business expected to be conducted at the adjourned meeting. Such forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, some of which are beyond Veraz's control, including the ability of Momentus and Veraz to satisfy the conditions to completion of the Reverse Take-Over, and the successful completion of Momentus' private placement. Although Veraz believes that the expectations in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, they are based on factors and assumptions concerning future events which may prove to be inaccurate. Those factors and assumptions are based upon currently available information. Such statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could influence actual results or events and cause actual results or events to differ materially from those stated, anticipated or implied in the forward-looking statements. As such, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements, as no assurance can be provided as to future results, levels of activity or achievements. The forward-looking statements contained in this document are made as of the date of this document and, except as required by applicable law, Veraz does not undertake any obligation to publicly update or to revise any of the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Veraz Petroleum Ltd.
Chairman of the Board