ATHENS, GREECE, July 29, 2022 – Okeanis Eco Tankers Corp. (the “Company” or “OET”) (Oslo Børs: OET) announces that Mr. Ioannis Alafouzos, Chairman of OET’s Board of Directors has today sold 85,000 common shares in OET to Glafki Marine Corp. (“Glafki”), a company controlled by Mr. Ioannis Alafouzos.
Sequentially, Glafki has today sold 6,646,063 common shares in OET to Hospitality Assets Corp. (“Hospitality”), a company controlled by Mr. Themistoklis Alafouzos, brother of Mr. Ioannis Alafouzos.
This transaction is done by way of a share exchange in conjunction with Mr. Ioannis Alafouzos’ purchase of Mr. Themistoklis Alafouzos’ minority shares in Glafki, following which, Mr. Ioannis Alafouzos will be the sole shareholder in Glafki, and the two brothers will have separate, indirect ownership in OET. Going forward, Messrs. Alafouzos (through their respective, controlled shareholding entities) will act in concert regarding their respective exercise of shareholder rights in OET.
Following the said transactions, Glafki owns 11,018,937 common shares in OET, Hospitality owns 6,646,063 common shares in OET and, collectively Glafki and Hospitality, own 17,665,000 common shares in OET, equal to 53.71% of the issued and outstanding shares in the Company.
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Konstantinos Oikonomopoulos, CFO
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OET is an international tanker company providing seaborne transportation of crude oil and refined products. The Company was incorporated on April 30, 2018 under the laws of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and is listed on Oslo Børs under the symbol OET. The sailing fleet consists of six modern scrubber-fitted Suezmax tankers and eight modern scrubber-fitted VLCC tankers.
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