About the Company
Hardy Oil and Gas plc (“Hardy”) was an international oil and gas exploration and production company which recently sold all of it’s oil and gas interests in October 2019. The Company will now evaluate alternative investment opportunities in the resource and other sectors.
The Company was incorporated in the Isle of Man with registered number 087462C in 1977, originally under the name Jehan Energy Limited, and was subsequently renamed Hardy Oil and Gas Limited in 2001 and later converted to a public company in 2005. The sale of all of the Company’s oil and gas interests was completed on 2 October 2019.
On 25 November 2019, Blake Holdings Limited (“Blake”) announced a cash offer to acquire the entire issued ordinary share capital of Hardy that it did not already own. That offer closed on 21 January 2020 at which time Blake owned or had received valid acceptances representing approximately 86.16 per cent. of Hardy's entire issued share capital.
Following the sale of Hardy’s oil and gas interests, trading in the ordinary shares of the Company was on 30 October 2019, transferred from the listing segment of the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange to a Standard Listing and the shares were subsequently delisted on 24 February 2020.
The Company's capital consists of 73,764,035 ordinary shares of US$0.01 each each which is the same as the total number of voting rights in the Company, all of which are identical.
Independent Auditor - Crowe (UK) LLP, St. Bride's House, 10 Salisbury Square, London, EC4Y 8EH
Registrar - IQ EQ (Isle of Man) Limited, First Names House, Victoria Road, Douglas, Isle of
Man, IM2 4DF
Transfer Agent - Computershare Investor Services, (Channel Islands) Limited, Ordnance House,
31 Pier Road, St. Helier, Jersey, JE4 8PW
Isle of Man Legal Advisers - Cains Advocates Limited, Fort Anne, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 5PD
UK Solicitors - Dorsey & Whitney (Europe) LLP, 199 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 3UT
Company Secretary - Ms Jacqueline Fergusson, First Names House, Victoria Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 4DF
First Names House, Victoria Road, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM2 4DF