June 26, 2019 - 8:23 AM EDT
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CF Energy Receives RMB255 Million Bank Facility

TORONTO, June 26, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CF Energy Corp., (TSX-V: CFY) (“CF Energy” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), an energy provider in the People’s Republic of China (the ”PRC”), is pleased to announce that the Sanya Changfeng Offshore Natural Gas Distribution Co., Ltd. (“Sanya Changfeng Gas Distribution”), a wholly owned subsidiary of CF Energy that distributes pipeline natural gas in Sanya, has received the approval for a secured short to long term banking facility of RMB255 million (approx. CAD49 million) (the “Bank Facility”) from Bank of China Limited, Sanya Branch (“BOC”).

Bank Facility

The Bank Facility comprises (i) 10-year long term loans totaling RMB 125 million, which is to replace the existing RMB125 million short to medium term loans from BOC and continue to be used to finance the development of the Group’s natural gas distribution and pipeline construction projects in Sanya and Haitang Bay, repayable by way of installment payments over the tenure of the loans; (ii) an additional 5-year medium term loan of RMB100 million for working capital of the Group, repayable by way of backend loaded instalments each year over the tenure of loan; and (iii) an additional 1-year letter of guarantee of RMB30 million.  The Bank Facility carries annual interest at the official rates as prescribed by the People’s Bank of China (PBC).

The Bank Facility, while allows the Group to extend the tenure of its existing short-term loans from BOC to medium to long term loans, will also provide additional source of working capital and stronger financial flexibility to the Group moving forward.

About CF Energy Corp. (Previously known as: Changfeng Energy Inc.)

CF Energy Corp. 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.  CF Energy strives to combine leading clean energy technology with natural gas usage to provide sustainable energy to its customer base in the PRC.  In 2009, CF Energy was recognized as being one of China’s the Top Ten Most Influential Brands in the Natural Gas Industry and in 2019, ranked amongst the 2019 TSX Venture 50 top performers on the TSXV for the 2018 year.

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Frederick Wong
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Source: GlobeNewswire (June 26, 2019 - 8:23 AM EDT)

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