Jemi Fibre Corp. Announces Closing of $30,000,000 Credit Facility


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TSX.V:JFI
08/27/2014 [ACCESSWIRE]

VANCOUVER, B.C. / ACCESSWIRE / August 27, 2014 / Jemi Fibre Corp. (TSX-V: JFI) ("Jemi Fibre" or the "Company") announced today that it has completed its previously announced credit facility pursuant to which the Company has borrowed $30,000,000 from a Canadian based asset lender (the “Facility”).  

The Facility is being made through a $10,000,000 loan ("Facility A") for the purposes of refinancing existing debt on the Company’s WoodEx sawmill and to provide general working capital for the Company; and, through a $20,000,000 loan ("Facility B") for the purpose of completing, in September 2014, the acquisition from Tembec of an additional 31,800 hectares of private timberland previously announced on May 25, 2014 and June 25, 2014.

The Facility is due on demand and if no demand has been made by the Lender, the Facility will be due 24 months from the date of advance.  The Facility will bear interest, subject to certain adjustments, at 16% per annum payable at 13% monthly and 3% deferred until the earlier of 24 months or demand under the Facility.  The interest rate may be decreased by up to 3% if the Company meets certain fixed charge coverage ratios.  A repayment fee of 2% of the loan amount will be charged on Facility A if repaid in full within six months of the initial advance of funds.  Such fee is reduced by 0.5% every 6 months thereafter.  A repayment fee of 2% of the loan amount will be charged on Facility B if repaid in full within six months of the initial advance of funds.  Such fee is reduced to 0% thereafter. 

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

JEMI FIBRE CORP.

"Michael Ainsworth"
______________________

Michael Ainsworth
CEO and President

For further information, please contact:

Brent Lokash, EVP
Tel: 1 604 428-1075
Email: brent.lokash@jemifibre.com

About Jemi Fibre
Jemi Fibre is a British Columbia based forest products company which trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol JFI.  Jemi Fibre’s operations consist of a full service contract logging division, with operations in Mackenzie and Cranbrook, a sawmill located in Edgewater producing high value lumber products, a manufacturing facility in Cranbrook producing pressure treated posts, rails and lumber for agricultural and industrial use,  and private timberlands located in the Kootenay region.

Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements included herein constitute forward-looking statements. The words "expect", "intend", "anticipate", "propose" and "may" and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements regarding future financings, and the development and operation of Jemi Fibre’s business. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions. While such estimates and assumptions are considered reasonable by the management teams of Jemi, they are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive and regulatory uncertainties and risks and accordingly may not occur as described herein or at all. Investors are cautioned that forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance or events and, accordingly are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements due to the inherent uncertainty of such statements.

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 news release.

SOURCE: Jemi Fibre Corp.

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