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VANCOUVER, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ - Awalé Resources Limited. (ARIC-TSX.V) (the "Company" or "Awalé") is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") of 8,096,300 common shares of the Company, at a price of $0.09 per share, raising gross proceeds of $728,667. The proceeds of the Offering are to be used for ongoing exploration expenditure on its projects in Côte D'Ivoire and for general overhead and operating expenses.
All securities issued under the Offering are subject to a hold period trading restriction of four months and a day from the date of distribution which will expire September 11, 2019.
Existing Insiders of the Company participated in the Offering acquiring, directly or indirectly, an aggregate of 5,262,900 shares. Of these, Glen Parsons, Director and CEO of the Company acquired 4,235,800 common shares, which is in addition to his previous direct and indirect ownership position of an aggregate of 4,030,000 million shares. Mr. Parsons now owns approximately 18.85% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Awalé. The shares are for investment purposes only and depending upon market and other conditions, or as future circumstances may dictate, Mr. Parsons may, from time to time, increase or decrease his holdings of Awalé. A copy of the early warning report of Mr. Parsons will be available on Awalé's issuer profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
AWALE RESOURCES LTD.
Glen Parsons, Director
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SOURCE Awale Resources
For further information: you are invited to visit the Awalé Resources Limited website at www.awaleresources.com, or contact Karen Davies, Head of Investor Relations at Tel: 604.314.6270