TORONTO, May 31, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Petroleum Corporation (IPC or the Corporation) (TSX, Nasdaq Stockholm: IPCO) is pleased to announce that IPC repurchased a total of 323,000 IPC common shares (ISIN: CA46016U1084) during the period of May 22 to 31, 2023 under IPC’s normal course issuer bid / share repurchase program (NCIB).
IPC’s NCIB, announced on December 1, 2022, is being implemented in accordance with the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 (MAR) and Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 2016/1052 (Safe Harbour Regulation) and the applicable rules and policies of the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and Nasdaq Stockholm and applicable Canadian and Swedish securities laws.
During the period of May 22 to 31, 2023, IPC repurchased a total of 95,000 IPC common shares on Nasdaq Stockholm. All of these share repurchases were carried out by Pareto Securities AB on behalf of IPC.
For more information regarding transactions under the NCIB in Sweden, including aggregated volume, weighted average price per share and total transaction value for each trading day during the period of May 22 to 31, 2023, see the following link to Nasdaq Stockholm’s website:
A detailed breakdown of the transactions conducted on Nasdaq Stockholm during the period of May 22 to 31, 2023 according to article 5.3 of MAR and article 2.3 of the Safe Harbour Regulation is available with this press release on IPC’s website: www.international-petroleum.com/investors/#press.
During the same period, IPC purchased a total of 228,000 IPC common shares on the TSX. All of these share repurchases were carried out by ATB Capital Markets Inc. on behalf of IPC.
All common shares repurchased by IPC under the NCIB will be cancelled. During May 2023, IPC cancelled 851,400 common shares repurchased under the NCIB. As at May 31, 2023, the total number of issued and outstanding IPC common shares is 130,885,746 with voting rights and IPC holds no common shares in treasury.
Since December 5, 2022 up to and including May 31, 2023, a total of 6,672,553 IPC common shares have been repurchased under the NCIB through the facilities of the TSX and Nasdaq Stockholm. A maximum of 9,333,859 IPC common shares may be repurchased over the period of twelve months commencing December 5, 2022 and ending December 4, 2023, or until such earlier date as the NCIB is completed or terminated by IPC.
International Petroleum Corp. (IPC) is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with a high quality portfolio of assets located in Canada, Malaysia and France, providing a solid foundation for organic and inorganic growth. IPC is a member of the Lundin Group of Companies. IPC is incorporated in Canada and IPC’s shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) and the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange under the symbol “IPCO”.