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VANCOUVER, March 6 /CNW/ - Exeter Resource Corporation (TSX:XRC,
AMEX: XRA, Frankfurt:EXB) (the "Company") announced today that it has entered
into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Capital
Corporation and BMO Capital Markets and including National Bank Financial,
Dundee Securities and Haywood Securities to sell on a private placement basis
7,780,000 special warrants at a price of C$4.50 per special warrant to raise
gross proceeds of C$35,010,000. Each special warrant is exercisable to acquire
one common share of the Company. The Company has agreed to use its best
efforts to file and obtain a receipt for a prospectus in certain provinces of
Canada qualifying the Common Shares. If a receipt for such a prospectus is not
obtained by the date which is 41 days after the closing of the private
placement, each special warrant shall be convertible into 1.1 common shares of
the Company. The Offering is subject to certain conditions, including
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering for
exploration and development of the Company's properties in Argentina and Chile
and for general corporate purposes.
The Offering is expected to close on or about March 26, 2008.
The securities have not been and will not be registered under the U.S.
Securities Act of 1933 (the "1933 Act") and may not be offered or sold in the
United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons (as
defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) absent registration or an
applicable exemption from registration requirements.
Exeter Resource Corporation is a Canadian mineral exploration company
focused on the discovery and development of gold and silver properties in
You are invited to visit the Exeter web site at www.exeterresource.com.
Bryce Roxburgh, President and CEO
Safe Harbour Statement - This news release contains "forward-looking
information" and "forward-looking statements" (together, the "forward-looking
statements") within the meaning of applicable securities laws and the United
States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking
statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors
which may cause the actual results to vary from any future results expressed
or implied by the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual
results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include,
among others, risks associated with the timing of the financing, pricing;
fluctuations in metal prices; currency fluctuations; dilution; the volatility
of the Company's common share price and volume; and tax consequences to U.S.
investors; and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in the
Company's Annual Report on Form 20-F for the financial year ended December 31,
2006, dated April 2, 2007 filed with the Canadian Securities Administrators
and available at www.sedar.com.
Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that
could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those
described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause
actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended.
There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be
accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from
those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place
undue reliance on forward-looking statements. All statements are made as of
the date of this news release and the Company is under no obligation to update
or alter any forward-looking statements except as required under applicable
THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE DOES NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY
OR ACCURACY OF THIS NEWS RELEASE
For further information:
For further information: B. Roxburgh, President or Rob Grey, VP
Corporate Communications, Tel: (604) 688-9592, Fax: (604) 688-9532, Toll-free:
1-888-688-9592 Suite 1260, 999 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC Canada,