SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Solicitation/Recommendation Statement Under
Section 14(d)(4) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. 11)
PETROTEQ ENERGY INC.
(Name of Subject Company)
PETROTEQ ENERGY INC.
(Name of Person(s) Filing Statement)
(Jurisdiction of Subject Company's Incorporation or Organization)
(Title of Class of Securities)
(CUSIP Number of Class of Securities)
Dr. Vladimir Podlipskiy
Petroteq Energy Inc.
15315 W Magnolia Blvd, Suite 120
Sherman Oaks, California 91403
(Name, address and telephone number of person
authorized to receive notice and communications
on behalf of the person(s) filing statement)
With copies to:
Herbert (Herb) I. Ono
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
1 First Canadian Place, Suite 6000
Royal Centre, Suite 1500
☐ Check this box if the filing relates solely to preliminary communications made before the commencement a tender offer.
This Amendment No. 11 to Schedule 14D-9 amends and supplements the Solicitation/Recommendation Statement on Schedule 14D-9 (as amended or supplemented from time to time, the "Statement") originally filed by Petroteq Energy Inc. ("Petroteq" or the "Company") on November 9, 2021. Except as otherwise indicated, the information set forth in the Statement remains unchanged. Capitalized terms used but not defined herein have the meanings ascribed to them in the original Schedule 14D-9. This Amendment is being filed to reflect certain updates as set forth below.
On August 25, 2022, Petroteq issued a press release announcing that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has rejected the joint voluntary notice submitted by Viston and its Canadian subsidiary (the "Offeror") and Petroteq with respect to the pending offer (the "Viston Offer") by the Offeror to purchase all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of Petroteq that are tendered pursuant to the Viston Offer. The press release is filed herewith as Exhibit (a)(5)(J).
Item 9. Exhibits
Item 9 of the Statement is hereby amended and supplemented by adding the following exhibits:
|(a)(5)(J)||News Release of the Company dated August 25, 2022|
After due inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
|PETROTEQ ENERGY INC.|
|Dated: August 25, 2022||By:||/s/ Vladimir Podlipskiy|
|Dr. Vladimir Podlipskiy