SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 30, 2013, Lithium Exploration Group, Inc. (OTCBB: LEXG) (OTCQB: LEXG) converted outstanding warrants to purchase 5,140,562 shares of our company's common stock on a cashless basis, resulting in the issuance of 1,028,113 common shares equal to approximately 2.6% of our outstanding common stock. The converted warrants were originally issued in partial consideration of an aggregate convertible debt investment in our company of $3,680,000 made in June and July 2011 and March 2012. The cashless exercise resulted in an 80% reduction in the dilution that would have followed a full cash exercise of the warrants. The company now has no outstanding warrants.
Lithium Exploration Group is a US-based exploration and development company focused on the acquisition and development potential of lithium brines and other precious metals that demonstrate high probability for near-term production. Currently the company is focused on its Western Canada property. Lithium Exploration Group is a fully reporting company traded on the OTCBB under the symbol LEXG. Website: www.lithiumexplorationgroup.com. Lithium Exploration Group is also on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter @LEXG_OTCBB.
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Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with mineral exploration and difficulties associated with obtaining financing on acceptable terms. We are not in control of lithium prices and these could vary to make development uneconomic. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and we assume no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements.
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