SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lithium Exploration Group (OTCBB: LEXG.OB) (OTCQB: LEXG.OB) announces that Hagan Investment has exercised their additional investment rights from the investment on June 29, 2011, to advance the company's Valleyview Project. On March 22, 2012, Lithium Exploration Group released its maiden resource estimate at the Valleyview Project and announced its intention to move that project to the next stage which includes bench scale testing of the mineral processing techniques as well as expanded analysis of the resource and economic feasibility. This investment will fully fund that expanded study which will begin.
The investment documents have been executed by the parties in regards to a placement of convertible debentures in the principal amount of $1,500,000, payable 45 days from March 28, 2012. The debentures shall bear interest at 12% and shall be due and payable 12 months from their issuance.
"This financing shows the continued support for our company from our partners at Hagan. I am traveling to Canada today to initiate the next steps at our Valleyview Project. We expect to be testing our ultrasonic generator in Pennsylvania any day and are very excited about advancing our Valleyview lithium project expeditiously," commented CEO Alex Walsh.
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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 and South America properties. 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 now on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter @LEXG_OTCBB.
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Cautionary Note to US Investors – The United States Securities and Exchange Commission permits US mining companies, in their filings with the SEC, to disclose only those mineral deposits that a company can economically and legally extract or produce. We use certain terms in this release, such as "measured," "indicated," and "inferred resources," which the SEC guidelines strictly prohibit US registered companies from including in their filings with the SEC. US Investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure in our Form S-1 or Form 10-K which may be secured at http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml.
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. Although we believe that the beliefs, plans, expectations and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance that such beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consult all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosure outlined in our most recent annual report for our last fiscal year, our quarterly reports, and other periodic reports filed from time-to-time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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