SOURCE: Sacre-Coeur Minerals, Ltd.

August 05, 2008 17:52 ET

Sacre-Coeur Minerals, Ltd. Announces Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - August 5, 2008) - Sacre-Coeur Minerals, Ltd. (TSX-V: SCM) (FRANKFURT: S5N) (the "Company") is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement to raise gross proceeds of up to CAD $2.9 million. Under the terms of the private placement, the Company will offer for sale a maximum of 2,000,000 Units (the "Units") at CAD $1.45 per Unit.

Each Unit will consist of one Common Share of the Company and one-half of one share purchase warrant (the "Warrants"), where each whole Warrant will allow the subscriber to purchase one additional Common Share of the Company at CAD $1.75 for a period of two years from the closing date.

The Units issued upon the closing of the private placement will be subject to a 4-month hold period. There are no commissions or finders' fees payable in connection with the private placement. The private placement is subject to the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Proceeds from the private placement will be used to explore the Company's properties located in Guyana.

About Sacre-Coeur

The Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of properties for the potential mining of gold, metals and diamonds in South America, initially focusing on exploration for gold on its properties in Guyana. The Company presently has an interest in approximately 850 square miles of mineral properties in Guyana, including the Million Mountain Property. The Company has offices in Vancouver, Canada and Georgetown, Guyana. More information about the Company is available at www.scminerals.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF
SACRE-COEUR MINERALS, LTD.
"Irwin Olian"
Irwin Olian
Chairman & CEO

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of the information contained herein. The statements made in this press release may contain certain forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results may differ from the Company's expectations.

Contact Information

  • For further information, contact:

    Irwin Olian
    President and CEO
    Email: Email Contact
    Phone: (604) 899-0100
    Fax: (604) 899-0200

    Lee Dunston
    Corporate Communications
    Email: Email Contact
    Phone: (604) 899-0100
    Fax: (604) 899-0200

    Sacre-Coeur Minerals, Ltd.
    Suite 1925, Box 11553
    650 West Georgia Street
    Vancouver, B.C.
    V6B 4N8