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TORONTO, Aug. 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Oremex Silver Inc. ("Oremex" or the "Company") (TSX Venture: OAG) (OTCQX: ORAGF) (Frankfurt: OSI) announced the completion of the equity private placement previously disclosed on July 20, 2012. The offering raised gross proceeds of C$108,410 through the issue of 2,168,200 units at a price of C$0.05 per unit. The Company will apply the proceeds to advance the Chalchihuites, San Lucas and Tejamen projects, and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
Each unit of the offering consists of one common share and one transferable common share purchase warrant of the Company. Each common share purchase warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one additional common share of the company at a price of $0.10 per common share at any time prior to 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on July 27, 2015.
Certain directors and officers of the Company purchased an aggregate of 1,028,200 units under the offering. Accordingly, the offering is considered to be a "related-party transaction" under Canadian securities laws. The Company did not file a material change report more than 21 days before the expected closing of the offering. The details of the offering and the participation by related parties of the company were not settled until shortly prior to closing and the Company wished to close the financing on an expedited basis.
In connection with the offering, the Company paid a cash commission to eligible finders totaling C$2,100. The company issued to such finders a total of 42,000 non-transferable compensation options. Each compensation option entitles the holder to subscribe for one common share at a price of C$0.10 per share unit at any time prior to 5.00 p.m. est on July 27, 2015.
All securities issued or issuable under the offering are subject to a four-month hold period, in addition to such other restrictions as may apply under applicable securities laws in jurisdictions outside of Canada. The closing of private placement remains subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the company's securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the 1933 Act), or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. persons unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration is available.
About Oremex Silver Inc.
Oremex Silver Inc. is a Canadian company focusing on the exploration and development of silver projects along the highly productive mineralized belt in Mexico. The Company has a portfolio of silver projects including a mineral resource of 50.8 million ounces of silver at its Tejamen deposit. The Company's projects are located in mining-friendly jurisdictions and the management team has successful track record of mine-building in Mexico.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements contained in this news release may constitute forward-looking information, (collectively "forward-looking information") within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information may relate to this news release and other matters identified in Oremex Silvers' public filings, anticipated events or results and can be identified by terminology such as "may", "will", "could", "should", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "intend", "estimate", "projects", "predict", "potential", "continue" or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts and include, but are not limited in any manner to, those with respect to capital and operating expenditures, economic conditions, availability of sufficient financing, receipt of approvals, satisfaction of closing conditions and any and all other timing, development, operational, financial, economic, legal, regulatory and/or political factors that may influence future events or conditions. Such forward-looking statements are based on a number of material factors and assumptions, including, but not limited in any manner, those disclosed in any other public filings of Oremex Silver, and include the ultimate availability and final receipt of required approvals, sufficient working capital for development and operations, access to adequate services and supplies, availability of markets for products, commodity prices, foreign currency exchange rates, interest rates, access to capital markets and other sources of financing and associated cost of funds, availability of a qualified work force, availability of manufacturing equipment, no material changes to the tax and regulatory regime and the ultimate ability to execute its business plan on economically favourable terms. While we consider these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available to us, they may prove to be incorrect. Actual results may vary from such forward-looking information for a variety of reasons, including but not limited to risks and uncertainties disclosed in other Oremex Silver filings at www.sedar.com and other unforeseen events or circumstances. Other than as required by law, Oremex Silver does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward looking information to reflect, among other things, new information or future events.
Neither the TSX Venture nor its Regulation Service Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE: Oremex Silver Inc.
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