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TSX: BAR / OTCQX: BALMF
VANCOUVER, June 13, 2016 /CNW/ - Balmoral Resources Ltd. (TSX:BAR) ("Balmoral" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Mackie Research Capital Corporation (the "Underwriters"), pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to place 4,450,000 national flow-through common shares of the Company (the "National FT Shares") at a price of C$0.90 per National FT Share and 1,670,000 Quebec flow-through common shares of the Company (the "Quebec FT Shares") at a price of C$1.20 per Quebec FT Share for aggregate gross proceeds of C$6,009,000 (the " Offering"). In addition, the Company will grant the Underwriters an option (the "Over-allotment Option") to purchase from the Company up to an additional 1,000,000 Flow-Through Shares, in any combination of National FT Shares and/or Quebec FT Shares (the "Over-Allotment Shares" and together with the Flow-Through Shares, the "Offered Securities"), exercisable at least 48 hours prior to the Closing Date (as defined below). The average pricing of the Offering, represents a 25.0% premium to the closing price of the Company's shares on June 13, 2016.
The gross proceeds from the Offering will be used by the Company to accelerate exploration of its Detour Trend Project located in the Province of Quebec and for the exploration of other gold properties held by the Company in Canada.
Closing of the Offering is anticipated to occur on or before June 30, 2016 (the "Closing Date"). Closing of the Offering is subject to certain conditions including the receipt of regulatory approvals, such as the acceptance of the Offering by the Toronto Stock Exchange. The Offered Securities will be subject to a four month hold period under applicable securities laws in Canada.
In consideration of the Underwriters' services, the Company has agreed to pay the Underwriters a cash commission of 6.0% of the gross proceeds of the Offering.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein in the United States. The securities described herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to the account or benefit of a U.S. person absent an exemption from the registration requirements of such Act.
About Balmoral Resources Ltd. - www.balmoralresources.com
Balmoral is a well-funded, Canadian-based company actively delineating and expanding the high-grade Bug Lake Gold Trend on its wholly owned, 700 square kilometre Detour Trend Project in Quebec, Canada. The Detour Trend Project also hosts Balmoral's Grasset Ni-Cu-Co-PGE deposit as well as numerous other gold and base metal occurrences. Employing an award winning exploration team, Balmoral has a philosophy of creating value through the drill bit. By focusing our efforts in proven productive precious/base metal belts in one of the world's pre-eminent mining jurisdictions, Balmoral is following an established formula with a goal of maximizing shareholder value through discovery and definition of high-grade, Canadian gold and base metal assets.
On behalf of the board of directors of
BALMORAL RESOURCES LTD.
President and CEO
This press release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (collectively, "forward looking statements") within the meaning of applicable Canadian and United States securities laws. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including statements regarding the anticipated closing date and approval of the Offering by the Toronto Stock Exchange, the existing funding of the Company being sufficient, the anticipated content, commencement, duration and cost of exploration programs, anticipated exploration program results, the discovery and delineation of mineral deposits/resources/reserves, the timing of the receipt of assay results, and business and financing plans and trends, the potentially open nature of the mineralized zones on the property and the potential for future discoveries of additional mineralization on the property are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are typically identified by words such as: believe, expect, anticipate, intend, estimate, postulate and similar expressions or are those which, by their nature, refer to future events. Although the Company believes that such statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The Company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements by the Company are not guarantees of future performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Important factors that could cause actual events and results to differ materially from the Company's expectations include those related to weather, equipment and staff availability; related to the existing funding of the Company being sufficient, performance of third parties; risks related to the exploration stage of the Company's projects; market fluctuations in prices for securities of exploration stage companies and in commodity prices; and uncertainties about the availability of additional financing; risks related to the Company's ability to identify one or more economic deposits on the properties, and variations in the nature, quality and quantity of any mineral deposits that may be located on the properties; risks related to the Company's ability to obtain any necessary permits, consents or authorizations required for its activities on the properties; and risks related to the Company's ability to produce minerals from the properties successfully or profitably. Trading in the securities of the Company should be considered highly speculative. All of the Company's public disclosure filings may be accessed via www.sedar.com and readers are urged to review these materials, including the latest technical reports filed with respect to the Company's mineral properties.
This press release is not, and is not to be construed in any way as, an offer to buy or sell securities in the United States.
SOURCE Balmoral Resources Ltd.
For further information: John Foulkes, Vice-President, Corporate Development, Tel: (604) 638-5815 / Toll Free: (877) 838-3664, E-mail: [email protected]