Balmoral announces closing of $8,004,000 flow-through offering
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VANCOUVER, Oct. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - Balmoral Resources Ltd. ("Balmoral" or the "Company") (TSXV: BAR) announces that it has closed the previously announced (see NR12-22 and NR12-23 both dated September 12, 2012) flow-through bought deal private placement with a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and including Cormark Securities Inc. and Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. (collectively, the "Underwriters"). With full subscription of the over-allotment option granted to the Underwriters, the Company has issued 6,960,000 flow-through common shares at a price of $1.15 per flow-through common share for gross proceeds $8,004,000.
The proceeds raised from the Offering will be used to accelerate the exploration on the Company's Detour Gold Trend Project, including additional drill testing of the Company's Martiniere West, Bug Lake and recent high-grade Footwall discovery on the Martiniere Property and testing of high priority targets on the other Detour Gold Trend Properties.
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 and to issue in favour of the Underwriters Warrants ("Broker Warrants") equal to 5% of the common shares issued through the Offering. Each Broker Warrant shall be exercisable to acquire one common share of the Company at an exercise price of $1.15 for a period of 12 months from closing. Securities issued under the Offering are subject to a hold period which will expire four months and one day from the date of closing, being February 5, 2013.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation 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 benefit of a U.S. person absent an exemption from the registration requirements of such Act.
About Balmoral Resources - www.balmoralresources.com
Balmoral is a Vancouver-based precious metal exploration and development company focused on district scale gold opportunities in North America. With a philosophy of creating value through the drill bit and with a focus on proven productive precious metal belts, Balmoral is following an established formula with a goal of maximizing shareholder value through discovery.
On behalf of the board of directors of
BALMORAL RESOURCES LTD.
President and CEO
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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 of the Offering and the use of proceeds of the Offering 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; 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.
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