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VANCOUVER, Nov. 25 /CNW/ - Evolving Gold Corp. (TSX-V:EVG) (FSE:EV7) (the "Company" or "Evolving Gold") is pleased to announce that, further to the Company's news releases of November 3, 2009 and November 19, 2009, it has closed the previously announced brokered offering (the "Brokered Offering") of 10,711,200 units (the "Units") and non-brokered offering of 1,634,578 Units (the "Non-Brokered Offering", and together with the Brokered Offering, the "Offering") at a price of $0.90 per Unit for total gross proceeds of $11,111,200.
Each Unit consisted of one common share (a "Common Share") and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each whole purchase warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one Common Share at a price of $1.25 until November 24, 2011.
The Non-Brokered Offering includes the fulfillment of an obligation of the Company pursuant to an option agreement with Golden Predator Mines (US) Inc. ("Golden Predator") which allows Golden Predator to participate in private placements of the Company (see press release dated August 7, 2007). Golden Predator purchased 1,234,578 Units in the Non-Brokered Offering.
The Company has paid to the underwriters, National Bank Financial Inc., Scotia Capital Inc. and PowerOne Capital Markets Limited (collectively, the "Underwriters"), a cash commission of $482,004, equal to 5.0% of the aggregate gross proceeds of the Brokered Offering. In addition, the Underwriters have received that number of warrants to purchase Units that is equal to 5.0% of the number of Units sold pursuant to the Brokered Offering, exercisable at a price of $1.25 per Unit until November 24, 2011.
The proceeds of the Offering will be used for exploration of the Company's properties and for general corporate purposes, in particular for exploration, drilling, permitting, and other studies to move the Rattlesnake Hills project in Wyoming toward prefeasibility.
"With this financing Evolving Gold is in a position to pursue an aggressive exploration program at our exciting Rattlesnake Hills project in Wyoming. We have had an exciting two years and this financing puts Evolving Gold in a position to continue to explore and develop the full value of the Rattlesnake Hills gold discovery in 2010," comments CEO, Dr. Robert Barker.
About Evolving Gold Corp.
Evolving Gold is focused on exploring its significant discovery at Rattlesnake Hills, Wyoming, an alkalic gold system, similar to the Cripple Creek gold district in Colorado. Evolving Gold has the option to acquire 100% of the Rattlesnake Hills project.
Evolving also has nine other gold properties in New Mexico, Nevada in the United States, and southern Nunavut in Canada. A lease agreement with subsidiaries of Newmont Mining Corporation on four prospective gold properties (North Carlin District Properties) in the prolific Carlin Trend. The Carlin property drilling described earlier in this news release is on one of these four properties.
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In compliance with National Instrument 43-101, Quinton Hennigh, Ph.D., P.Geo., is the Qualified Person responsible for the accuracy of this news release.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
EVOLVING GOLD CORP.
CEO and Director
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