TORONTO, Feb. 12, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Changfeng Energy Inc., (TSXV: CFY) (“Changfeng” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries the “Group”), an energy provider in the People’s Republic of China (the “PRC”), announces the following:
Annual Dividend and Special Dividend Payment Date Amendment
Further to Changfeng’s press release on January 30, 2019, “Changfeng Announces Hong Kong IPO Update and Declaration of Semi-annual and Special Dividends”, the Company announces an amendment to the payment date of the Second Installment Dividend of 2018 and first installment of the 2019 Special Dividend pending completion of the audit of the Group’s annual financial statements for the 2018 fiscal year. In accordance with regulations in the PRC, in order for the Company’s subsidiary to wire the necessary funds for funding of the dividend payments, audited financial statements of the principal PRC subsidiary of the Company for the 2018 fiscal year are required. There will be no change to the record date of February 12, 2019 and shares began trading on an ex-dividend basis at the opening of trading on February 11, 2019. Both the Second Installment Dividend and the first installment of the Special Dividend are expected to be paid within the first half of April 2019 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 12, 2019. The Company will announce by further press release when the payable date has been confirmed following completion of the audit noted above.
The Second Installment Dividend of 2018 remains in the amount of RMB 3,500,000 (C$690,996 based on the prevailing exchange rate between C$ and RMB as at January 30, 2019), an equivalent of approximately C$0.0106 per common share based on the total common shares outstanding as of January 30, 2019 and February 12, 2019.
The first installment of the 2019 Special Dividend remains in the amount of RMB 6,450,000 (C$1,273,408 based on the prevailing exchange rate between C$ and RMB as at January 30, 2019), an equivalent of approximately C$0.0195 per common share based on the total common shares outstanding as of January 30, 2019 and February 12, 2019.
About Changfeng Energy Inc.
Changfeng Energy Inc. is a Canadian public company currently traded on the Toronto Venture Exchange (“TSX-V”) under the stock symbol “CFY”. It is an integrated energy provider and natural gas distribution company (or natural gas utility) in the PRC. Changfeng strives to combine leading clean energy technology with natural gas usage to provide sustainable energy to its customer base in the PRC. In 2009, Changfeng was recognized as being one of China’s the Top Ten Most Influential Brands in the Natural Gas Industry.
Corporate Investment Relations
Ann Siyin Lin
VP, Corporate Development
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