VANCOUVER, Feb. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Cliffmont Resources Ltd. (TSXV: CMO) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed its
acquisition (the "Acquisition") of all of the issued and outstanding
shares of Tarana Resources S.A. ("Tarana"). Tarana is the indirect
owner of a mineral exploration license which covers 2,623 hectares (the
"San Luis Property"), located in Palermo, Huila in Colombia.
"We are very pleased to have closed the acquisition of the San Luis gold
project in Colombia and look forward to starting an aggressive
exploration program and continuing to work with the local communities.
The company will focus on exploration and evaluating the potential of
multiple targets in this historical mining district," stated Jeff
Tindale, President and CEO.
As consideration for the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of
Tarana, the Company has issued an aggregate of 10,000,000 common shares
(the "Payment Shares") of the Company to the vendors, who are all at
arm's length to the Company. In addition, the Company has agreed to
make cash payments to the vendors of an aggregate of $2,000,000 over a
period of two years, of which $600,000 has been paid, and incur
expenditures of an aggregate of $2,000,000 on the San Luis Property
also over a two year period. In addition, The Company has also agreed
to issue to the vendors one additional common share for each one ounce
of gold or gold equivalent (using a historical three year average of
applicable metal prices) which is identified as proven or probable
mineral reserves (as such terms are defined in National Instrument
43-101 ("NI 43-101")) on the San Luis Property in a NI 43-101 compliant
technical report, subject to the issuance of a maximum of 10,000,000
common shares of the Company. All of the Payment Shares are subject to
a Tier 2 Value Security Escrow Agreement and an aggregate of 605,934
common shares which are beneficially owned or controlled by directors
and officers of the Company are subject to a Tier 1 Value Security
Pursuant to a finder's fee agreement, the Company has also issued an
aggregate of 500,000 common shares (the "Finder's Shares") of the
Company to an arm's length third party, as a finder's fee in connection
with the Acquisition.
The Company has also completed the balance of a part and parcel
non-brokered private placement announced by the Company on October 3,
2011 issuing an aggregate of 1,875,000 units (the "Units") at a price
of $0.40 per Unit for gross proceeds of $750,000. Each Unit consists of
one common share (a "Unit Share") of the Company and one
non-transferable common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each
Warrant entitles the holder to subscribe for one additional common
share at an exercise price of $0.60 per share until February 28, 2014.
No commissions or finder's fees were paid in relation to the private
placement. The proceeds of the private placement will be used in
conjunction with the Acquisition as announced on October 3, 2011.
The Payment Shares, the Finder's Shares and the Unit Shares and the
Warrants comprised of the Units are all subject to a four month hold
period expiring on June 29, 2012.
A copy of the NI 43-101 Technical Report was prepared by Discovery
Consultants and can be accessed under the Company's profile on SEDAR (www.sedar.com or at the Company's website: www.cliffmontresources.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Jeff Tindale, President and CEO
Cliffmont Resources is a publicly-listed (TSXV: CMO) Vancouver-based
mineral exploration company focused on advancing and developing
exploration projects in Colombia. Cliffmont is located in the
Department of Huila, a prolific historical mining area in central
Colombia and has 100% ownership in the San Luis Project, comprising a
2,623 hectare tenement. The San Luis project includes principal
targets of gold-silver bearing quartz veins while exploring for
mineralization in stockwork, hydrothermal breccias, and gold and
gold-copper porphyry. The San Luis district is mining friendly and is
supported with a comprehensive infrastructure network. Cliffmont has
assembled a strong management team while implementing ongoing community
and social initiatives.
Forward Looking Statements. This Company news release contains certain "forward-looking" statements
and information relating to the Company that are based on the beliefs
of the Company's management as well as assumptions made by and
information currently available to the Company's management. Such
statements reflect the current risks, uncertainties and assumptions
related to certain factors including, without limitations, competitive
factors, general economic conditions, customer relations, relationships
with vendors and strategic partners, the interest rate environment,
governmental regulation and supervision, seasonality, technological
change, changes in industry practices, and one-time events. Should any
one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should any
underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary
materially from those described herein.
Neither 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 Cliffmont Resources Ltd.
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