CALGARY, Feb. 22 /CNW/ - (TSXV: WMI) - Whetstone Minerals Ltd. ("Whetstone") announces that, further to its press releases dated November 2, 2010,
December 1, 2010, December 31, 2010 and January 21, 2011, Whetstone
anticipates that, subject to the receipt of all necessary regulatory
approvals (including TSXV approval), it will complete the previously
announced acquisition (the "Acquisition") of the outstanding share of DGL Investments Number Four Mauritius
from Duration Gold Limited in consideration for the issuance of
45,000,000 common shares of Whetstone to Duration and the private
placement financing of 50,000,000 common shares of Whetstone at an
issue price of U.S.$0.10 per share (the "Private Placement") on or before March 21, 2011.
In the interest of providing Whetstone shareholders and potential
investors with information regarding Whetstone including management's
assessment of the future plans and operations of Whetstone, certain
statements contained in this press release constitute forward-looking
statements or information (collectively "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. In
particular, this press release contains, without limitation,
forward-looking statements pertaining to the following: the anticipated
timing of the completion of the Acquisition and the Private Placement.
With respect to forward-looking statements contained in this press
release, Whetstone has made assumptions regarding, among other things:
its ability to obtain the necessary regulatory approvals to complete
the Acquisition and the Private Placement and its ability to raise the
necessary funds to complete the Private Placement. Although Whetstone
believes that the expectations reflected in the forward looking
statements contained in this press release, and the assumptions on
which such forward-looking statements are made, are reasonable, there
can be no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct.
Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking
statements included in this press release, as there can be no assurance
that the plans, intentions or expectations upon which the
forward-looking statements are based will occur. By their nature,
forward-looking statements involve numerous assumptions, known and
unknown risks and uncertainties that contribute to the possibility that
the predictions, forecasts, projections and other forward-looking
statements will not occur, which may cause Whetstone's actual
performance and financial results in future periods to differ
materially from any estimates or projections of future performance or
results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.
These risks and uncertainties include, among other things, the
following: the failure of Whetstone to obtain the necessary regulatory
approvals to complete the Acquisition and the Private Placement; the
failure of Whetstone to raise the necessary funds to complete the
Private Placement; and general economic and political conditions in
Canada, Zimbabwe and abroad. Readers are cautioned that this list of
risk factors should not be construed as exhaustive. These risk factors
are discussed in Whetstone's information circular - proxy statement
dated November 2, 2010, as filed with Canadian securities regulatory
The forward-looking statements contained in this press release speak
only as of the date of this press release. Except as expressly required
by applicable securities laws, Whetstone does not undertake any
obligation to publicly update or revise any forward looking statements,
whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. The
forward-looking statements contained in this document are expressly
qualified by this cautionary statement.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE Whetstone Minerals Inc.
For further information:
please contact the Corporation or Charles Vivian of Pelham Bell Pottinger:
|Whetstone Minerals Ltd. ||Pelham Bell Pottinger|
|Allan Dolan, Chairman and Interim President |
and Chief Executive Officer
Phone: +44 (77) 9697 3008
Phone: +44 207 861 3126
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