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CALGARY, Oct. 25, 2012 /CNW/ - Emerald Bay Energy Inc. (TSXV: EBY) (the "Corporation" or "Emerald Bay") today reported that the Corporation has closed its previously announced private placement. Pursuant to the private placement 29,680,000 units ("Units") were issued at a price of $0.05 per Unit, for aggregate consideration of $1,484,000. Each Unit consisted of one (1) common share of the Corporation and one (1) share purchase warrant (the "Warrant") (each full Warrant shall entitle the holder thereof to purchase one (1) additional common share of the Corporation for a period of 12 months from the issuance of the Units at a price of $0.10) (the "Offering"). The Warrants are subject to an acceleration clause whereby if after four months and one day following the date the Warrants are issued, the closing price of the Common Shares of the Corporation on the principal market on which such shares trade is equal to or exceeds $0.15 for 30 consecutive trading days (with the 30th such trading date hereafter referred to as the "Eligible Acceleration Date"), the Warrant expiry date shall accelerate to the date which is 30 calendar days following the date a press release is issued by the Corporation announcing the reduced warrant term, provided, no more than five business days following the Eligible Acceleration Date: (i) the press release is issued; and (ii) notices are sent to all warrant holders.
Finder's fees totaled an aggregate of $123,150 and an aggregate of 2,463,000 finder's options were issued to three (3) finders for their assistance on this closing. Each finder's option is exercisable into one Unit of the Corporation (on the same terms and conditions as those received by the subscribers under this Offering) for a period of 12 months from the issuance at a price of $0.05.
The net proceeds will be used for exploration and expansion of the Corporation's South Texas property and general working capital needs.
All of the Common Shares and Warrants issued pursuant to the private placement are subject to a four-month hold period. Completion of the private placement is subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Emerald Bay
Emerald Bay Energy Inc., based in Calgary, is a junior oil and gas producer with production properties in Western Canada and South Texas. The common shares of Emerald Bay trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "EBY". Please visit our website at www.emeraldbayenergy.com.
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