VANCOUVER, British Columbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SACRE-COEUR MINERALS, LTD. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the closing of the first tranche of a brokered offering originally announced on September 5, 2012, which has raised gross proceeds of $658,440 through Canaccord Genuity Corp. (the “Agent”). Under the terms of the brokered offering, the Company has issued 5,487,000 units of the Company (the “Units”) at $0.12 per Unit. The total gross proceeds raised include gross proceeds raised pursuant to the partial exercise of the over-allotment option granted to the Agent.
Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and one-half of one share purchase warrant (each whole such warrant, a “Warrant”). Each whole Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.18 until October 5, 2014.
The Company paid the Agent a cash fee of $52,675.20, representing 8% of the gross proceeds raised through the brokered offering, and issued 548,700 warrants to the Agent (the “Agent’s Warrants”) representing 10% of the Units sold. Each Agent’s Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.12 until October 5, 2014. In addition, the Company issued 219,480 Units as a corporate finance fee to the Agent.
The Units and the Agent’s Warrants are subject to a 4-month hold period in Canada expiring on February 6, 2013.
Proceeds from the private placement will be utilized for working capital for general corporate purposes.
The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of properties for gold, metals and diamonds in South America, initially focussing on exploration and production of gold from its properties in Guyana. The Company presently holds 100% interest in approximately 850 sq. km of mineral properties in Guyana, including the Million Mountain Property which hosts an NI 43-101 compliant hard-rock resource of 12,119,285 tonnes grading 1.0 g/t Au Measured, and 2,175,278 tonnes grading 0.9 g/t Au Indicated for a total 451,000 tr oz Au combined. The Company has offices in Vancouver, Canada and Georgetown, Guyana. More information about the Company is available at <www.scminerals.com>.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF
SACRE-COEUR MINERALS, LTD.
“Gregory B. Sparks”
Gregory B. Sparks, P. Eng.
President & CEO
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We can give no assurance that the forward-looking information will prove to be accurate. Forward-looking information by its nature is based on assumptions and involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors, including those discussed in the Company’s quarterly and annual management discussion and analysis, which are available at www.sedar.com under the Company’s profile, any of which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. The forward-looking information is based on a number of assumptions that management believes are reasonable, including but not limited to assumptions about: the price of gold; the financial condition of the Company; anticipated costs and expenditures; estimated production; mineral resources or reserves; and metallurgical recoveries; general business conditions; and the ability to achieve our goals. The forward-looking information is also subject to certain risks, uncertainties and other factors associated with our business, including but not limited to: gold price volatility; risks of not meeting production and cost targets; discrepancies between actual and estimated production; mineral reserves and resources and metallurgical recoveries; mining operational and development risk; litigation risks; regulatory restrictions, including environmental regulatory restrictions and liability; risks of sovereign investment and operating in foreign countries; currency fluctuations; speculative nature of gold exploration; global economic climate; dilution; share price volatility; competition; loss of key employees; additional funding requirements; and defective title to mineral claims or property, as well as those factors discussed in the Company’s quarterly and annual management discussion and analysis. Should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, or should one or more of the risks, uncertainties or other factors materialize, actual results may vary materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking information.
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Sacre-Coeur Minerals, Ltd.
Gregory Sparks, 604-899-0100
President and CEO
Don Mosher, 604-899-0100
Source: Sacre-Coeur Minerals, Ltd.