Gensource increases financing to up to $2,000,000

SASKATOON, April 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Gensource Potash Corporation ("Gensource" or the "Company") (TSX.V: GSP) is pleased to announce increased investor demand in connection with its previously announced $1,500,000 non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") on April 21, 2016. As a result of the additional demand, the Corporation has increased the Offering size by up to $500,000 for an aggregate total financing of up to $2,000,000, which additional amount will consist of the sale of hard-dollar units at $0.07.

Each whole Unit will consist of one (1) common share and one-half (1/2) common share purchase warrant ("Warrant"). Each whole Warrant will entitle the holder to acquire an additional common share at a price of $0.12 for a period of twenty-four (24) months after closing.

The Offering is subject to regulatory approval, and all securities issued in conjunction with the Offering will be subject to a four-month statutory hold period. The Company may pay finder's fees in accordance with the rules of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Gensource

Gensource is based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan and is focused on developing the next potash production facility there. Gensource's President and CEO, Mike Ferguson, P.Eng., has assembled a management and technical team with direct and specific expertise and experience in potash development in Saskatchewan.

Gensource operates under a business plan that has two key components - vertical integration with the market to ensure that all production capacity built is directed to a specific market, eliminating market-side risk; and, technical innovation which will allow for a small and economic potash production facility, the output of which can then be directed to that single, specific market.

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.


Caution Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This news release may contain forward looking information and Gensource cautions readers that forward looking information is based on certain assumptions and risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations of Gensource included in this news release. This news release includes certain "forward-looking statements", which often, but not always, can be identified by the use of words such as "believes", "anticipates", "expects", "estimates", "may", "could", "would", "will", or "plan". These statements are based on information currently available to Gensource and Gensource provides no assurance that actual results will meet management's expectations. Forward-looking statements include estimates and statements with respect to Gensource's future plans, objectives or goals, to the effect that Gensource or management expects a stated condition or result to occur, including completion of the YCR transaction, the expected timing for release of a resource estimate and a preliminary economic assessment, as well as a feasibility study, and the establishment of vertical integration partnerships and the sourcing of end use potash purchasers. Since forward-looking statements are based on assumptions and address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results relating to, among other things, completion of the YCR transaction, a refund of lease conversion costs in the event that the YCR transaction does not proceed, results of exploration, the economics of processing methods, project development, reclamation and capital costs of Gensource's mineral properties, Gensource's financial condition and prospects, the ability to establish viable vertical integration partnerships and the sourcing of end use potash purchasers, could differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements for many reasons such as: an inability to complete the YCR transaction on the terms as announced or at all, including the conditions for regulatory approval and financing; denial by ministerial authorities of a refund of lease conversion costs in the event that the YCR transaction does not proceed; changes in general economic conditions and conditions in the financial markets; the ability to find distributors and source off-take agreements; changes in demand and prices for potash; litigation, legislative, environmental and other judicial, regulatory, political and competitive developments; technological and operational difficulties encountered in connection with Gensource's activities; and other matters discussed in this news release and in filings made with securities regulators. This list is not exhaustive of the factors that may affect any of Gensource's forward-looking statements. These and other factors should be considered carefully and readers should not place undue reliance on Gensource's forward-looking statements. Gensource does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by Gensource or on its behalf, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

SOURCE Gensource Potash Corp

For further information: Gensource Potash Corporation: Mike Ferguson, President & CEO, Telephone: (306) 974-6414, Email:


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