TORONTO, Oct. 2 /CNW/ - Medoro Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRS) announced today that Colombia Goldfields Ltd. has filed its definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with the special meeting of securityholders of Colombia Goldfields to be held on October 23, 2009, at which meeting stockholders, warrantholders and optionholders will be asked to approve the acquisition by Medoro of all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Colombia Goldfields. Medoro has previously agreed with Colombia Goldfields to acquire all of its issued shares. Under the terms of the agreement, Colombia Goldfields stockholders will receive 0.336 of a Medoro common share plus 0.0108 of a Medoro share purchase warrant for each Colombia Goldfields share of common stock. Each full warrant will be exercisable into one Medoro common share at a subscription price of Cdn$0.50 per Medoro common share for a term of two years.
The definitive proxy statement, along with other materials in connection with the special meeting, was mailed to the securityholders of Colombia Goldfields today.
Medoro also announced that the Supreme Court of Yukon has issued an interim order relating to the arrangement under Section 195 of the Business Corporations Act (Yukon) to effect the proposed acquisition. Assuming that securityholders of Colombia Goldfields approve the arrangement, it is anticipated that an application will be made to the Supreme Court of Yukon for a final order in respect of the arrangement shortly after the securityholder meeting occurs.
Assuming securityholder, TSX Venture Exchange and court approval and that the conditions to the completion of the arrangement are satisfied or waived, it is anticipated that the proposed Colombia Goldfields acquisition will close by the end of October 2009.
A copy of Colombia Goldfields' definitive proxy statement in connection with the proposed acquisition has been filed under Colombia Goldfields' profile on EDGAR and is available, along with other filings containing information about Colombia Goldfields, at www.sec.gov. A copy of the arrangement agreement in connection with the proposed acquisition has been filed under Medoro's profile on SEDAR and is available at www.sedar.com. This announcement is neither a solicitation of proxy, an offer to purchase nor a solicitation of an offer to sell shares of Colombia Goldfields or Medoro.
About Medoro Resources Ltd.
Medoro Resources Ltd. is a gold exploration and development company focused on acquiring properties of merit for potential joint ventures with senior producers. The company recently announced the execution of: (i) an arrangement agreement to acquire the shares of Colombia Goldfields Ltd., and (ii) and a letter of intent to acquire the securities of Colombia Gold plc, each of which has properties located in the Marmato District of Colombia. Medoro also holds a 100% interest in the Lo Increible 4A and 4B concessions in Venezuela and interests in four gold exploration areas in the Republic of Mali. Additional information on Medoro Resources Ltd. can be found by visiting the company's website at www.medororesources.comwww.medororesources.com.
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SOURCE MEDORO RESOURCES LIMITED
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