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Curzon Energy PLC

11 November 2020

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11 November 2020

Curzon Energy Plc

("Curzon" or the "Company")

Temporary Suspension of Trading

Curzon Energy plc (LON:CZN) the London Stock Exchange listed oil and gas company, announces it has requested a temporary suspension of listing in its ordinary shares with effect from 07:30 a.m. today, 11 November 2020.

Details of a potential transaction with Sun Seven Stars Investment Group ("SSSIG") were first announced on 18 March 2020, and updates provided on 1 July 2020, 12 August 2020 and on 2 November 2020. Although the period of exclusivity originally granted to SSSIG has expired, the Company remains in discussions with SSSIG regarding a potential extension of the exclusivity period with a view to a potential transaction, and we await requested due diligence materials in order to be able to agree terms with SSSIG.

While the parties continue to work constructively towards a potential transaction, there can be no certainty around the length of time required to reach definitive agreement or the likelihood of concluding a potential transaction, that would remain subject to due diligence, agreement on terms, and completion of the acquisition and re-listing of the enlarged group on the Official List.

A potential transaction, if completed, would constitute a reverse takeover under the Listing Rules. As the Company is currently unable to provide full disclosure on the potential transaction, it has requested a temporary suspension of listing in its ordinary shares, pending further progress on agreeing terms on a potential transaction.

The Company will continue to update the market on progress as appropriate.

 
 For further information please 
  contact: 
 
 Curzon Energy Plc                 +44 (0) 20 7747 9980 
 Scott Kaintz 
 www.curzonenergy.com 
 
 SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP    +44 (0) 20 3470 0470 
 

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