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MONTREAL, May 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Algold Resources Limited (ALG: TSXV – the "Corporation" or "Algold") www.algold.com is pleased to announce that it has appointed a syndicate of agents (the "Agents") led by Beacon Securities Limited and including Paradigm Capital Inc. as its agents to sell, by private placement on an overnight marketed basis, units (the "Units") of Algold at a price (the "Issue Price") to be determined in the context of the market for gross proceeds of up to approximately CDN$3,000,000 (the "Offering"). Each Unit will be comprised of one common share (a "Common Share") in the capital of the Corporation and one common share purchase warrant, each entitling the holder thereof to acquire a Common Share at a price to be determined in the context of the market for a period of 18 months from the closing of the Offering.
The net proceeds from the Offering are intended to be used to advance the Kneivissat and Legouessi properties for working capital and general corporate purposes.
The Company has agreed to pay the Agents a cash fee equal to 7.0% of the gross proceeds from the Offering. As additional compensation, the Agents will be issued compensation options entitling the Agents to purchase that number of Common Shares equal to 7.0% of the number of Units sold under the Offering exercisable at Issue Price for a period of 12 months from the closing date of the offering.
The closing of this equity offering is expected to occur on or the week of May 25, 2015 and is subject to receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals. The Units, including all underlying securities thereof, and the compensation options issued with respect to the Offering will be subject to a four month hold period in accordance with applicable Canadian securities laws.
This news release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and such securities may not be offered or sold within the United States absent U.S. registration or an applicable exemption from U.S. registration requirements.
Algold Resources Ltd is focused on the exploration and development of gold deposits in West Africa. The board of directors and management team are seasoned resource industry professionals with extensive experience in the exploration and development of world-class gold projects in Africa.
Algold is the operator on both the Kneivissat and Legouessi Properties. The Kneivissat property is 90% owned by Algold and the Legouessi property is being managed through a 51% earn-in interest agreement with Caracal (Electrum Group Companies). Algold can earn up to a 90% interest in the Legouessi exploration permit (see October 10, 2013 press release for more details), however, Caracal has the right to participate in the joint venture at either 51% or 75%, by funding its share of expenditures.
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This news release contains and refers to forward-looking information based on current expectations. All other statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release are forward looking statements (or forward-looking information). The Corporation's plans involve various estimates and assumptions and its business is subject to various risks and uncertainties. For more details on these estimates, assumptions, risks and uncertainties, see the Corporation's most recent Annual Information Form and most recent Management Discussion and Analysis on file with the Canadian provincial securities regulatory authorities on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. These forward looking statements are made as of the date hereof and there can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, such statements are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, and 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 that are included herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE Algold Resources Ltd
For further information: Algold Resources Limited, 320, boul. Graham, bureau 132, Mont-Royal, Quebec, H3P 3C8, www.algold.com; Francois Auclair M.Sc., PGeo, President & CEO, [email protected], (514) 889 5089, Yves Grou, CPA CA, Executive Vice Chairman, [email protected], (514) 237 7757