Abzu Gold Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : ABS
OTCQX : ABZUF

Abzu Gold Ltd.

July 17, 2012 16:30 ET

Abzu Gold Announces Non-Brokered Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 17, 2012) -

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Abzu Gold Ltd. ("Abzu" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ABS)(OTCQX:ABZUF) is pleased to announce that it will conduct a non-brokered private placement to sell up to 20,000,000 units of the Company (the "Units") at a price of $0.15 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $3,000,000.

Each Unit shall consist of one common share of the Company and one half of one common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant shall be exercisable into one common share of the Company for a period of 24 months from closing at an exercise price of $0.20.

In addition, the Company may increase the size of the Offering by up to $2,000,000, in whole or in part, in Units at the issue price of $0.15 per unit, until two business days prior to the Closing Date, subject to applicable securities laws.

The net proceeds of the Offering are intended to be used by the Company for the advancement of Abzu's Nangodi Project and the Company's other gold projects in Ghana, and for general corporate purposes.

Closing of the financing is anticipated to occur on or about July 27, 2012 and is subject to receipt of applicable regulatory approvals including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. The securities issued will be subject to a standard four month hold period.

On behalf of the board of directors of ABZU GOLD LTD.

Tim McCutcheon, Chief Executive Officer

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release, which has been prepared by management.

Contact Information

  • Abzu Gold Ltd.
    Tim McCutcheon
    Chief Executive Officer
    604-638-3288