Caldera closes first tranche of its non-brokered private placement

    
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    TSX-V: CDR
    

MONTREAL, Dec. 24 /CNW Telbec/ - Caldera Resources Inc. (the "Corporation") announces that it has closed the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement, which was announced on December 21, 2009.

One institutional investor acquired 2,000 Subscription Receipts ("Receipts") for a total investment of $225,000. The Receipts will be converted to 2,000,000 common shares (the "Shares") and 2,000,000 common share purchase warrants (the "Warrants") on a post-consolidated basis. Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one additional Share at a price of $0.15 for 24 months from issuance. The Receipts will be converted automatically to the underlying Shares and Warrants as soon as the consolidation of the shares of the Corporation is complete. There will be a four (4) month hold on all Shares from the date of issuance.

Additional closings are anticipated prior to the year end. The proceeds from the financing will be used for general working capital.

Completion of the private placement is subject to final approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.

    
    About Caldera
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The Company's main business is the acquisition, exploration and development of natural resource properties with a focus on sulphide projects that are amenable to bioleaching. The Company is seeking to acquire and develop the Lichkvaz-Tey gold property, located in the Republic of Armenia. The project is currently owned by the Armenian government.

The company has also entered into a letter agreement to form a Joint Venture whereby Caldera shall, subject to terms and conditions, earn a 55% interest in the Marjan Gold-Silver-Polymetallic Project after completing a bankable feasibility study on the project or spending US$3.0M on the property.

    
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Additional information related to the Company is filed electronically on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR) at www.sedar.com.

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SOURCE CALDERA RESOURCES INC.

For further information: For further information: Bill Mavridis, President & CEO, Caldera Resources Inc., (514) 813-9200, bmavridis@calderaresources.com

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