VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 4, 2012) - Conifex Timber Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CFF) ("Conifex" or the "Company") today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to extend the maturity date of its $12.0 million of senior secured notes to December 31, 2013, subject to final documentation and other customary conditions. The interest rate on the notes will remain unchanged, there will be a one percent extension fee and, if the Notes are repaid after June 30, 2013, they will be subject to a premium of 3.5%.
Additionally, Conifex announces that it has revised its management structure and eliminated the Chief Operating Officer position in order to, among other things, streamline operations and provide for more direct-line reporting.
About Conifex Timber Inc.
Conifex and its subsidiaries' primary business currently includes timber harvesting, reforestation, forest management, and the manufacture, sale and distribution of its products. Conifex's lumber products are sold in the United States, Chinese, Canadian and Japanese markets. Upon completion of its bioenergy facility at Mackenzie, British Columbia, Conifex's business sectors will be expanded to include bioenergy.
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