Announces Record Date of June 24th
PLANO, TX / ACCESSWIRE / June 14, 2021 / Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRCH), an oil and gas exploration company ('Torchlight'), today announced that it has declared a Special Dividend of Series A Preferred Stock to be issued on a one-for-one basis to Common Stockholders of Record as of the close of market trading on June 24, 2021 (subject to adjustment for any reverse split of Torchlight's common stock after the record date but before the dividend is paid). This Special Dividend is to be issued in connection with the previously announced business combination transaction with Metamaterial, Inc.
Stockholders of record on June 24, 2021, will be entitled to receive the dividend which will consist of one share of Series A Preferred Stock for each one share of common stock owned on that date (subject to adjustment for any reverse split of Torchlight's common stock after the record date but before the dividend is paid).
Holders of Series A Preferred Stock will be entitled, on a pro rata basis, to any future net proceeds or other potential benefits derived from the disposition of the oil and gas assets of Torchlight, subject to certain holdbacks.
The Arrangement with Metamaterial, Inc. is expected to close before the end of June.
About Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.
Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc. (TRCH), based in Plano, Texas, is a high growth oil and gas Exploration and Production (E&P) company with a primary objective of acquisition and development of domestic oil fields. Torchlight has assets focused in West and Central Texas where their targets are established plays such as the Permian Basin. For additional information on Torchlight, please visit www.torchlightenergy.com.
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SOURCE: Torchlight Energy Resources, Inc.