Icon Energy Limited Annual Report 2022

ICON ENERGY LIMITED AND ITS CONTROLLED ENTITIES FOR THE YEAR ENDED 30 JUNE 2022 Significant Accounting Policies Capital Risk Management Financial Risk Management (a) Market Risk Interest rate risk NOTE 18 - FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS (Continued) The Consolidated Entity’s financial instruments consist mainly of deposits with banks, short-term investments, accounts receivable and payable. No financial assets are pledged as collateral for liabilities. NOTES TO THE CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS The Consolidated Entity's overall strategy remains unchanged from 2021. The board of directors review the capital structure on a regular basis. As a part of the review the board considers the cost of capital and the risks associated with each class of capital. The Consolidated Entity does not use long-term debt to finance its exploration activities.The Consolidated Entity has a policy that if production operations commence in Australia, the interest rate risk will be managed with a mixture of fixed and floating rate debt. The Consolidated Entity’s exposure to interest rate risk, which is the risk that a financial instrument’s value will fluctuate as a result of changes in market interest rates and the effective weighted average interest rates on those financial assets and financial liabilities, is as follows: The Consolidated Entity’s risk management program focuses on the unpredictability of the financial markets and seeks to minimise the potential adverse effects of the financial performance of the Consolidated Entity, by way of various measures detailed below. The Group does not carry any significant currency or price risk. Risk management is carried out by the board of directors, the audit and risk management committee, and key management personnel. The Consolidated Entity's interest rate risk arises mainly from the term deposits and cash and cash equivalents.The Consolidated Entity does not have any borrowing facilities. The Consolidated Entity does not have any derivative instruments at 30 June 2022 (30 June 2021: Nil). The main purpose of non-derivative financial instruments is to raise finance for the Consolidated Entity's operations. Details of significant accounting policies and methods adopted, including the criteria for recognition, the basis for measurement and the basis on which income and expenses are recognised, in respect of each class of financial asset, financial liability and equity instrument are disclosed in Note 23 to the financial statements. The Consolidated Entity manages its capital to ensure that it will be able to continue as a going concern and provide optimal return to shareholders through the optimisation of the debt and equity balance. The capital structure of the Consolidated Entity consists of cash and cash equivalents and equity comprising issued capital, net of reserves and accumulated losses as disclosed in notes 5 and 10 respectively. The main risks the Consolidated Entity is exposed to through its financial assets and liabilities are credit risk, liquidity risk and market risk. Icon Energy Annual Report 2022 49