SJW Group (NYSE:SJW) Files An 8-K Other EventsItem 8.01Other Events.
As previously disclosed, on February 22, 2016, SJW Group entered into a Purchase and Sale Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority (“GBRA”), to which SJW Group agreed to sell all of its equity interest in its wholly-owned subsidiary, Texas Water Alliance Limited, to GBRA for $31,000,000 (the “Transaction”). On November 16, 2017, the Transaction closed. As provided in the Agreement, GBRA held back $3,000,000 ("Holdback Amount") from the payment of the purchase price at the closing, which amount will be paid to SJW Group on June 30, 2021, subject to reduction under certain conditions. The Transaction resulted in an estimated pre-tax gain on sale of $12,500,000, excluding the Holdback Amount, and net cash proceeds to SJW Group, net of the Holdback Amount, of approximately $23,500,000, including the deposit released to SJW Group in June 2017.
On November 16, 2017, in connection with the closing of the Transaction, the Board of Directors declared a special dividend in the amount of $0.17 per share, payable on December 11, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 29, 2017. Such dividend brings the total 2017 dividend to $1.04 per share.
The Company issued a press release on November 16, 2017, announcing the closing of the Transaction and the special dividend described above, and a copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Number Description of Document
SJW GROUP ExhibitEX-99.1 2 exhibit991-twapressrelease.htm EXHIBIT 99.1 Exhibit Exhibit 99.1SJW GROUP ANNOUNCES CLOSING OF THE SALE OF TEXAS WATER ALLIANCE LIMITEDAND SPECIAL DIVIDEND SAN JOSE,…To view the full exhibit click
About SJW Group (NYSE:SJW)
SJW Group, formerly SJW Corp., is a holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries include San Jose Water Company, SJWTX, Inc., SJW Land Company and Texas Water Alliance Limited (TWA). SJWTX, Inc. is doing business as Canyon Lake Water Service Company (CLWSC). It operates through the segments, which include Water Utility Services, Real Estate Services and All Other. Its Water Utility Services segment provides water utility and utility-related services to its customers through its subsidiaries, such as San Jose Water Company, CLWSC and TWA. The Real Estate Services segment includes property management and investment activity conducted by SJW Land Company. The Company’s All Other segment includes its other business activities. San Jose Water Company distributes water to customers in accordance with accepted water utility methods. SJW Land Company owns undeveloped land, and owns and operates a portfolio of commercial buildings in the states of California, Texas, Arizona and Tennessee.