Karl Thomson Holdings Limited (referred to as "Karl Thomson") is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock code: 00007).
The wholly-owned company of "Karl Thomson" obtained the agreed rights of Block 2 of the West Esh El Mallaha oil field in Egypt via Aminex PLC.
The name "Karl Thomson" was changed to "Hoifu Energy Group Limited" (referred to as "Group").
The "Group" completed a comprehensive acquisition of "China Oil Resources Company Limited" and has an agreed participation interest and oil and gas product share in five oil blocks in Tunisia.
The "Group" completed a comprehensive acquisition of 100% equity interest in "Madagascar Northern Petroleum Company Limited", which has a 100% equity interest in the Madagascar 2101 Oilfield and an agreed share of oil and gas products.
The "Group" completed the acquisition of the agreed shareholding interest in "ZHEN HUA COMPANY LIMITED" and owns 60% equity interest in Kenya No. 253 Copper Mine and No. 341 Gold Mine.
The "Group" completed the acquisition of "Hebei Panbao Zeolite Technology Company Limited" and owns a 65% equity interest in the zeolite mine.
The "Group" entered into a "Strategic Cooperation Agreement" with "China Chemical Hualu Engineering Company Limited" to jointly carry out the oil and gas business in Madagascar.
The "Group" and the "China Energy Engineering Group Guangxi Hydroelectric Construction Bureau Company Limited" signed the "Kenya Copper and Gold Mining Exploitation and Stripping Project Agreement" to jointly carry out mining production operations for the Kenya Copper and Gold Mine owned by the Group.
The "Group", "China-Africa Development Fund Company Limited", "China Chemical Engineering Company Limited", and "China Energy Engineering Group Guangxi Hydroelectric Construction Bureau Company Limited", they signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Beijing, the agreement is about energy, oil, gas and mineral project cooperation in Africa. They work together to invest in African energy projects.
The "Group" completed the acquisition of a 100% interest in the "Orchid Hotel" integrated commercial and residential property in the capital of Madagascar. The property project provides a three-star hotel function for business and residential purposes. With a total site area of approximately 4,200 square meters and a total gross floor area of approximately 6,500 square meters, it currently offers 68 rooms including 4 luxurious rooms and 64 standard rooms. The property is also equipped with facilities such as meeting rooms, fitness centre, restaurants, bars, shops, swimming pools and outdoor parking facilities.
"Madagascar Northern Petroleum Company Limited", a wholly-owned subsidiary of the "Group", entered into a drilling agreement with "Yunnan Kaiyuan Oil and Gas Drilling Engineering Company Limited" (referred to as Yunnan Kaiyuan"). "Yunnan Kaiyuan" was responsible for drilling two exploration wells in the "Madagascar 2101 Oilfield". Exploration work will be completed by February 28, 2016. The depth of exploration wells ranges from 1,800 meters to 2,500 meters.
"Madagascar Northern Petroleum Company Limited", a wholly-owned subsidiary of the "Group" has an oilfield of approximately 10,400 square kilometers in the northern part of Madagascar. The "Group" also has 100% exploration and mining rights and an agreed share of rights of "Madagascar 2101 Oilfield".
The "Group" wholly-owned subsidiary, "Karl Thomson Securities Company Limited", cooperated with "Guangdong Yuecai Investment Holdings Company Limited", and other co-sponsors. The parties entered into an agreement to establish a joint venture securities company in the Nansha New District of Guangzhou Free Trade Zone under the CEPA framework.
The "Group" has conditionally agreed to invest RMB350,000,000 in the joint venture securities company by way of a subscription of 350,000,000 shares of the joint venture securities Company (equivalent to 10% of its equity) at a total subscription price of RMB350,000,000.
The "Group" entered into an agreement with "Golden Nova Holdings Limited" to appoint and complete the acquisition of 100% equity interest in "Beijing Yinghe Real Estate Development Company Limited". The property covers an area of 16,360.03 square meters and is located in the 1st to 2nd floor commercial buildings of Building 2, Rongningyuan Community, No. 60 Guang'anmen South Street, Xicheng District, Beijing, China. The area is 1,323.61 square meters; and the underground of Building 6 The parking space and warehouse are 15,036.42 square meters, and the parking space is divided into two floors with a total of 384 parking spaces. The property is located in the core area between the Second Ring Road and the Third Ring Road in Beijing.
"Hoifu Energy Holdings Company Limited", a wholly-owned subsidiary of the "Group", entered into an agreement to acquire land use rights for four sites in Donghai Avenue, Donghai Island, Zhanjiang Economic and Technological Development Zone, Zhanjiang City, Guangdong Province, the PRC. The acquisition of major assets of the Target Group was completed on February 28, 2018. The total land area and planned gross floor area of the land are 244,829 square meters and approximately 1,300,000 square meters respectively.
The "Group" signed an agreement with "Ruida Holdings Company Limited", to sell the "Group" part of the shares, which is including "Hoifu Energy International Investment Company Limited", "Hoifu Petroleum International Investment Company Limited", "Guangdong Hoifu Energy Company Limited", "Guangdong Hoifu Petroleum Company Limited", "Guangzhou Hoifu Energy Company Limited", "Shenzhen Hoifu Energy Company Limited", "Guangxi Hoifu Energy Company Limited", Guangxi Hoifu Petroleum Company Limited", "Hebei Panbao Zeolite Technology Company Limited". The relevant transaction will be completed on June 30, 2018 or on a separate date between the parties.
At the special general meeting of the "Group", the proposal to change the name of the company was officially approved by the shareholders by way of voting. The proposed change of company name will take effect from the date on which the Registrar of Companies in Bermuda registers the new English name and the new Chinese second name in the company register.
The English name and the Chinese second name of the "Group" were changed from "Hoifu Energy Group Limited" to "Hong Kong Finance Investment Holding Group Limited" respectively.