VANCOUVER, Dec. 31, 2018 /CNW/ - Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc. ("Pinnacle" or the "Company") (TSX: PL) is pleased to announce that it completed a vertical short-form amalgamation under the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) with its wholly-owned subsidiary, Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc., on December 29, 2018 pursuant to a director's resolution. Shortly following the amalgamation, the Company changed its name from "Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc." to "Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc.". The Company's stock trading symbol on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") will remain as PL and it is expected that the stock will commence trading under its new name at the opening of trading on January 4, 2019, subject to receipt of final approval from the TSX. There is no change in the share capital of the Company. No action will be required by existing shareholders or holders of certificates representing common shares with respect to the name change. The Company's new CUSIP number is 72349J107 and its new ISIN number is CA72349J1075. There is also no change to any of Pinnacle's existing contracts or business relationships.
Pinnacle is a rapidly growing industrial wood pellet manufacturer and distributor and the third largest producer in the world. The Company produces sustainable fuel for renewable electricity generation in the form of industrial wood pellets. This fuel is used by large-scale thermal power generators as a greener alternative to produce reliable baseload renewable power. Pinnacle is a trusted supplier to its customers, who require reliable, high-quality fuel supply to maximize utilization of their facilities. Pinnacle takes pride in its industry leading safety practices. The Company operates eight industrial wood pellet production facilities in western Canada and one in Alabama, and owns a port terminal in Prince Rupert, B.C.
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SOURCE Pinnacle Renewable Holdings Inc.
Pinnacle currently operates eight wood pellet production facilities throughout western Canada, and one production facility in Alabama. Pinnacle’s Canadian production facilities are all located on major rail lines allowing for efficient rail transport to one of two ocean shipping terminals on the B.C. coast: Pinnacle’s wholly-owned Westview terminal in Prince Rupert, and the Fibreco Terminal at the Port of Vancouver. The Alabama production facility utilizes inland waterways to cost-effectively transport pellets for ocean shipping via the Port of Mobile on the U.S. Gulf Coast.