According to the 10QSB this going private reverse split is still in the works and awaits SEC approval. - 12/17/2007 Ticker changed to RAFI.PK.The company filed a late filing notice on 8/14/06.Symbol changed from RAFI.OB to RAFIE.OB and now back to RAFI.OB. The current definitive proxy for the June 29 meeting does not mention the going private transactions. This could mean that the deal has been cancelled or delayed."Filing of Going Private Proxy StatementOn December 14, 2005, the Company filed with the SEC a preliminary Schedule13E-3 Transaction Statement with respect to a going private transaction and apreliminary Schedule 14A Proxy Statement soliciting stockholders to vote onamending the Company's certificate of incorporation to provide for a 1-for-100reverse stock split (the "Reverse Stock Split") followed immediately by a50-for-1 forward stock split of the Company's common stock (the "Forward StockSplit"), which would result in the reduction of the number of commonstockholders of record of the Company to fewer than 300. This will permit theCompany to discontinue the filing of annual and periodic reports and otherfilings with the SEC. Once the Schedule 13E-3 Transaction Statement and Schedule14A Proxy Statement are approved in a definitive form by the SEC, the Companywill mail copies to its stockholders. The Company currently intends to effectthe Reverse Stock Split and Forward Stock Split as soon as possible after suchdistribution." - 11/20/2006 Quarterly Report
"If the merger is completed, you will have the right to receive $1.90 in cash for each share of Sinoenergy Corporation common stock that you own, and Sinoenergy Corporation will be merged with and into Skywide Capital Management Limited, which is wholly-owned by Messrs. Tianzhou Deng and Bo Huang, who are, respectively, our Chairman of the Board, and our Chief Executive Officer and a member of our Board. If the merger is approved by our shareholders, Sinoenergy Corporation will become a private corporation, wholly-owned by Messrs. Deng and Huang."
Source of Funds: The total amount of funds to be used as consideration in the merger is approximately $18.4 million. Skywide will use its own funds to pay the merger consideration and the option consideration, and will not be seeking financing from any third parties in connection therewith.
American HomePatient is offering to buyback shares via a self-tender offer. They are offering $0.67 per share. The tender offer expires August 4, 2010.
• there being validly tendered, and not withdrawn prior to the expiration of the offer, a number of shares that, when added to the number of shares already owned by Highland, represents at least 90% of the shares outstanding (we refer to this condition as the “90% Condition”);
• the total amount payable by the Company to holders of shares, upon acceptance for payment of shares, shall not exceed $6,527,000 (plus any exercise price received by the Company for the exercise of options between April 27, 2010 and the expiration date of the offer); and
• simultaneously with the closing of the offer, our Senior Debt shall be restructured into two four-year secured term loans on terms set forth in the term sheet attached as Schedule G hereto.
The offer is not subject to any financing condition.
Source of Funds: "Parent estimates that the total amount of funds required to purchase all of the outstanding shares of our common stock not currently owned by it or its affiliates, to pay the amounts owed to the holders of options and restricted stock awards under our stock plans, and to pay Parent’s and Merger Sub’s estimated fees and expenses of the merger, will be approximately $100 million. Parent and Merger Sub expect that the source of these funds and other consideration will be (i) the issuance of shares of preferred stock of Parent, with an aggregate value of approximately $50 million, to Mill Road, Ralph Rubio or other co-investors in exchange for cash and shares of our common stock, (ii) credit facilities arranged by GCI Capital Markets, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“GC Cap”), in an aggregate principal amount of approximately $46 million, and (iii) our cash on hand as of the effective time of the merger, excluding amounts required to fund our operations and committed capital expenditures."
04/06/2010 - SkillSoft PLC (NASDAQ:SKIL), a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions for global enterprises, government, education and small to medium-sized businesses, announced that it has reached agreement on the terms of a revised recommended acquisition (the “Revised Recommended Acquisition”) for cash by SSI Investments III Limited for the increased price of $11.25 per SkillSoft share.
May 26, 2010 — SkillSoft PLC (NASDAQ: SKIL), a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of on-demand e-learning and performance support solutions, announced that the acquisition of the Company by SSI Investments III Limited, a company formed by funds sponsored by each of Berkshire Partners LLC, Advent International Corporation and Bain Capital Partners, LLC (together, the “Investor Group”), was completed today. Under the terms of the transaction, pursuant to Irish law, SkillSoft shareholders will receive US$11.25 in cash for each SkillSoft share no later than June 9, 2010, a premium of approximately 15 percent over US$9.76, the closing price of SkillSoft shares on February 11, 2010, the last trading day before the first public announcement of the acquisition. The fully diluted equity value of the transaction is approximately US$1.2 billion.
The transaction is not subject to a financing condition. PLATO Learning expects the transaction to close in the Company's fiscal quarter ending July 31, 2010.