Abitibi Royalties Inc.
TSX VENTURE : RZZ

Abitibi Royalties Inc.

July 18, 2014 09:30 ET

Abitibi Royalties Closes $2.0MM Private Placement Financing

VAL-D'OR, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - July 18, 2014) -

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Abitibi Royalties Inc. (TSX VENTURE:RZZ) ("Abitibi" or the "Company") announces that it has closed a non-brokered private placement offering (previously announced July 8, 2014) pursuant to which it has issued 800,000 shares at a per share price of $2.50 for gross proceeds of $2,000,000.

Rob McEwen, the sole subscriber under the offering, now holds 951,515 common shares of Abitibi or approximately 9.28% of the Company's issued and outstanding common shares. The common shares issued under this offering are subject to a hold period until November 18, 2014.

The proceeds raised from this offering will be used by Abitibi for general corporate purposes.

About Abitibi Royalties Inc.

Abitibi Royalties holds 100% title to the Luc Bourdon and Bourdon West Prospects in Ontario and a 30% free-carried interest as well as other rights on the Malartic CHL Property near Val-d'Or, Québec. In addition, the Company holds a 2% net smelter royalty interest in one additional claim held by Canadian Malartic GP, and may acquire and generate other property and royalty interests.

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