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TORONTO, Oct. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Oremex Silver Inc. (TSXV: OAG) (OTCQX: ORAGF) (FRANKFURT: OSI) (the "Company") today announced that it has closed the equity portion of the non-brokered private placement (the "Equity Private Placement") previously disclosed by the Company on September 7, 2012. The Equity Private Placement raised gross proceeds of $750,000 through the issue of 13,636,364 units of the Company (the "Share Units"), each Share Unit consisting of one common share (a "Share") and one common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"), at a purchase price of $0.055 per Share Unit. Each Warrant is exercisable into Shares at a price of $0.10 per Share, expiring in five (5) years from the date of issue.
In connection with the Equity Private Placement, the Company will pay a finder's fee consisting of 250,000 Shares.
All securities issued under the Equity Private Placement will be 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 the Equity Private Placement remains subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Additional Equity Private Placement
The Company also announced that it intends to complete an additional non-brokered private placement (the "Additional Private Placement") of up to 12,500,000 units of the Company (the "Additional Units"), each Additional Unit consisting of one Share and Warrant, at a purchase price of $0.06 per Additional Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $750,000. Each Warrant is exercisable into Shares at a price of $0.10 per Share, expiring in five (5) years from the date of issue.
In connection with the Additional Private Placement, the Company may pay finder's fees of up to 7% of the gross proceeds of the Additional Private Placement and broker warrants of up to 7% of the number of Additional Units sold pursuant to the Additional Private Placement, subject to the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.
All securities issued under the Additional Private Placement will be 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 Additional Private Placement is subject to the receipt of necessary approvals, including the 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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