CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – Feb. 12, 2014) – Trident Exploration Corp. (“Trident” or “the Company”) announces that it successfully completed financings for up to C$180 million under two secured debt facilities.
The financings include a C$36.4 million facility with Alberta Treasury Branches and a US$130 million (C$143.6 million) term loan, maturing October 2017, with Cerberus Business Finance, LLC and TPG Specialty Lending, Inc.
Proceeds of the financings were used in part to repay the Company’s previously outstanding secured indebtedness and the balance will be used for general corporate purposes. Immediately following the financings, Trident had an undrawn facility with Alberta Treasury Branches and in excess of C$30 million of cash on its balance sheet.
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The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based on management’s beliefs, estimates and opinions on the date the statements are made in light of management’s experience, current conditions and expected future development in the areas in which Trident is currently active and other factors management believes are appropriate in the circumstances. Trident undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable law.
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President, CEO & COO
Trident Exploration Corp.