TORONTO, Dec. 21 /CNW/ - Zaruma Resources Inc., (TSXV-ZMR.H), (the
"Company" or "Zaruma") announced that it has received conditional
approval from the TSX Venture Exchange for a Private Placement of up to
4 million units comprising one common share and one warrant entitling
the holder to acquire an additional common share of the Company for
C$0.10 for a period of one year from the date of subscription. The
units are priced at C$0.05 with the proceeds to be used for the
Company's cash requirements leading up to the previously announced
equity and debt financing to complete the Luz del Cobre Copper Project.
Zaruma Gold Mining Ltd. ("ZGM") has subscribed for an initial placement
of 1.5 million units to provide C$75,000 for the Company's immediate
needs. ZGM is expected to subscribe for US$20 million in the private
placement of US$25 million that is being presented to the shareholders
for approval at a Special Meeting of Shareholders being held on
December 29, 2010. The Management Information Circular for the Meeting
was mailed to shareholders on December 3, 2010.
The previously reported financing for the Luz del Cobre Copper Project
includes the equity financing referred to above, as well as a debt
financing from a major international bank for up to US$30 million, and
is conditional on both financings being completed, along with the
settlement of the outstanding debt financing from a subsidiary of
Glencore International AG.
Zaruma is listed on the NEX Board of the TSX Venture Exchange, (symbol
ZMR.H) and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, (symbol: ZMR). Common shares
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performance as they involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions,
including securing additional funding.
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SOURCE ZARUMA RESOURCES INC.
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