Largo Resources Ltd.

Largo Resources Ltd.

December 14, 2009 15:39 ET

Largo Resources Closes Flow-Through Private Placement Financing

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 14, 2009) -


Largo Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:LGO) ("Largo or the "Company") announces that it has closed its previously announced flow-through private placement financing through the issuance of 5,555,555 flow-through shares (the "FT Shares") at a price of $0.18 per flow-through share for total gross proceeds of approximately CAD$1,000,000 (the "Offering").

In connection with the Offering, Largo has paid Byron Securities Ltd. ("Byron"), as lead agent, a 5% cash commission, and issued to Byron such number of agent's warrants equal to 5% of sales for which it acted as agent. Each agent's warrant entitles Byron to acquire one common share of the Company at a price of $0.18 per agent's warrant until June 14, 2011.

The Offering remains subject to receipt of all applicable regulatory approvals including final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

The FT Shares will be subject to resale restrictions until April 15, 2010.

The gross proceeds from the Offering will be used for eligible Canadian exploration expenses that qualify as Canadian exploration expenses (as defined in the Income Tax Act, (Canada)) and will be renounced for the 2009 taxation year.

About Largo

Largo Resources Ltd. is a Canadian natural resource development and exploration company with three advanced stage projects: the Maracas Vanadium-PGM deposit in Brazil, the Northern Dancer Tungsten-Molybdenum deposit in the Yukon and the Currais Novos Tungsten Project in Brazil. The company is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol LGO.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements under Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the proposed use of proceeds, receipt of regulatory approval; completion of the financing on the terms proposed; Largo's development potential and timetable of the Maracas and Northern Dancer projects; Largo's ability to raise additional funds necessary; the future price of ferrovanadium and vanadium pentoxide; the estimation of mineral reserves and mineral resources; conclusions of economic evaluation; the realization of mineral reserve estimates; the timing and amount of estimated future production, development and exploration; costs of future activities; capital and operating expenditures; success of exploration activities; mining or processing issues; currency exchange rates; government regulation of mining operations; and environmental risks. Generally, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management as of the date such statements are made.
Forward-looking statements are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Largo to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to risks related to: timing and availability of external financing on acceptable terms; unexpected events and delays during construction, expansion and start-up; variations in ore grade and recovery rates; receipt and revocation of government approvals; actual results of current exploration activities; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; future prices of ferrovanadium; failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry. Although management of the Largo has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Largo does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any of the 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 "U.S. Securities 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 U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.


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