Ikkuma Resources Corp. announces closing of $10.0 million bought deal private placement of flow-through shares

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CALGARY, May 12, 2016 /CNW/ - Ikkuma Resources Corp. ("Ikkuma" or the "Corporation") (TSXV: IKM) is pleased to announce that it has completed a bought deal private placement offering (the "Offering") with a syndicate of underwriters led by Desjardins Securities Inc. and including TD Securities Inc., FirstEnergy Capital Corp. and Acumen Capital Finance Partners Limited (collectively, the "Underwriters") pursuant to which the Corporation issued 14,085,000 common shares of Ikkuma on a "flow‑through" basis pursuant to the Income Tax Act (Canada) ("Flow-Through Shares") at a price of $0.71 per Flow-Through Share for gross proceeds of $10,000,350.

The gross proceeds from the Offering will be used by Ikkuma to incur eligible Canadian exploration expenses ("Qualifying Expenditures") prior to December 31, 2017 in the aggregate amount of $10,000,350 raised from the issue of Flow-Through Shares.  Ikkuma will renounce the Qualifying Expenditures to subscribers of the Flow-Through Shares for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.

The Flow-Through Shares issued pursuant to the Offering are subject to a statutory hold period under applicable securities legislation until September 13, 2016.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States.  The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

ABOUT IKKUMA

Ikkuma Resources Corp. is a diversified junior public oil and gas company listed on the TSXV under the symbol "IKM", with holdings in both conventional and unconventional projects in Western Canada.  The technical team has worked together for over a decade in the Foothills Region of Western Canada, through two successful, publicly traded companies.  The unique skills and repeat success at exploiting a complex, potentially prolific play type are fundamental ingredients for a successful growth-oriented company in Western Canada.  Corporate information can be found at: www.ikkumarescorp.com.

Forward-Looking Statements and Information and Cautionary Statements

This press release contains forward looking statements and forward looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. The use of any of the words "expect", "anticipate", "continue", "estimate", "objective", "ongoing", "may", "will", "project", "should", "believe", "plans", "intends" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward looking statements or information. Forward-looking statements and information in this press release includes, but is not limited to, the use of proceeds from the Offering.  Although Ikkuma believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward looking statements and information are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward looking statements and information because Ikkuma cannot give any assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward looking statements and information address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include but are not limited to the risks associated with the oil and gas industry in general (e.g., operational risks in development, exploration and production; delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures; the inability to meet expectations in respect of the amount or timing of Qualifying Expenditures; the uncertainty of reserve estimates; the uncertainty of estimates and projections relating to production, costs and expenses; failure to obtain necessary regulatory approvals for planned operations; health, safety and environmental risks; uncertainties resulting from potential delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures; volatility of commodity prices, currency exchange rate fluctuations; imprecision of reserve estimates; and competition from other explorers) as well as general economic conditions, stock market volatility, and the ability to access sufficient capital. We caution that the foregoing list of risks and uncertainties is not exhaustive.

The forward-looking statements contained in this document are made as of the date hereof and Ikkuma does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws. Please refer to Ikkuma's Annual Information Form dated April 13, 2016 for additional risk factors relating to Ikkuma which is available for viewing on www.sedar.com.

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SOURCE Ikkuma Resources Corp.

For further information: Tim de Freitas, President & CEO; Carrie Yuill, VP Finance & CFO; Ikkuma Resources Corp., 2700, 605-5th Avenue S.W. Calgary, AB, T2P 3H5, Phone: 403-261-5900, Fax: 403-261-5902

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www.ikkumarescorp.com

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