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Wildcat Petroleum Shares Gain After Confirming Kroupeev Advisor Role

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Updated 3 Oct 2022

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Key points:

  • Wildcat Petroleum confirms new strategic advisor
  • Mikhail Kroupeev’s firm Waterford will take a nominal equity stak
  • Wildcat shares rose over 9% Monday

Shares of AIM-listed Wildcat Petroleum gained in early Monday trading after the company confirmed that the owner of Waterford, Mikhail Kroupeev will join the company as a strategic adviser.

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In addition, Waterford will also take a nominal equity stake in Wildcat. A report from the Sunday Times revealed that Kroupeev was set to link up with Wildcat, which is focused on securing a stake in a significant African oil-producing asset.

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Waterford was set up in 1995 as an investment vehicle for Kroupeev. It primarily invests in up-stream petroleum projects, including petroleum companies such as Emerald Energy, Dana Petroleum, and Gulfsands Petroleum.

“The management of Wildcat is delighted to secure the backing of such a successful and experienced partner,” said Wildcat Chairman Mandhir Singh.

“The support provided by Waterford and Mr Kroupeev and their extensive networks will help to accelerate the process of Wildcat becoming a profitable, producing oil company with a high impact exploration division.”

At the time of writing, Wildcat shares are up over 9%.

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