HOUSTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Rare Earth Resources (Pink Sheets: TRER) announces that it has successfully completed an equity private placement financing of $2.0 million. The round was led by a New York City based institutional investor and included participation by other institutional and accredited investors. The funds will be used primarily to advance our Rare Earth-Beryllium-Uranium Project at Round Top Mountain in Hudspeth County Texas. We placed a total of 800,000 shares at $2.50 per share and issued five year warrants to purchase 800,000 shares of common stock at an exercise price of $2.50 per share. Additionally, we granted a 120 day option to these investors to purchase up to 3,200,000 shares of our common stock at a purchase price of $2.50 per share, with 100% warrant coverage.
Dan Gorski, CEO of Texas Rare Earth Resources, commented, "We are extremely pleased to complete this financing and to welcome the sophisticated institutional investors who are joining our shareholder ranks. This is a dynamic period for Texas Rare Earth and our lead project at Round Top Mountain and these funds will allow us to progress the project without delay. We have very aggressive 2011 plans for strengthening our company and this is an important step."
Texas Rare Earth will be presenting at the Murdock Capital-Discovery Investing "Critical Metals-Rare Earth Metals Symposium" in New York City February 3rd.
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About Texas Rare Earth
Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp.'s primary focus is developing its Round Top Mountain rare earth-beryllium-uranium deposit. Texas Rare Earth's common stock trades on the Pink OTC Market under the symbol TRER.
SOURCE Texas Rare Earth Resources Corp.