TORONTO, Oct. 30 /CNW/ - Medoro Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRS) announced today that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Colombia Goldfields Ltd. by way of statutory plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Yukon). The arrangement received final approval of the Supreme Court of Yukon on October 29, 2009. Pursuant to the arrangement, holders of Colombia Goldfields common shares are entitled to receive 0.336 of a Medoro common share and 0.0108 of a Medoro share purchase warrant for each Colombia Goldfields common share. 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.
"We are extremely pleased to have completed the acquisition of Colombia Goldfields, which provides us with our first interests in Colombia and represents the first step in our strategic plan to consolidate the properties in the Marmato gold district", said Mr. John Hick, newly appointed Chief Executive Officer and President of Medoro. "Upon the closing of our recently announced private placement, expected to close on November 3rd, 2009, we will be ready to commence an infill drilling program and related work on the Zona Alta of the Marmato Mountain acquired through Colombia Goldfields."
Medoro also announced today that, in connection with the arrangement, it issued 6,725,052 common shares to creditors of Colombia Goldfields in satisfaction of debt owed to such creditors in the aggregate amount of Cdn$2,792,612.80.
About Medoro Resources Ltd.
Medoro Resources Ltd. is a gold exploration and development company focused on acquiring gold properties of merit to bring to production, with a primary emphasis on Colombia. The Company owns the rights to the Zona Alta of the Marmato Mountain, located in Colombia, and recently announced the execution of: (i) a letter of intent to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Mineros Nacionales S.A.; and (ii) 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 other gold exploration areas outside of South America. Additional information on Medoro Resources Ltd. can be found by visiting the company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
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For further information: For further information: John Hick, Chief Executive Officer & President, (416) 603-4653; Peter Volk, General Counsel & Secretary, (416) 603-4653