SOURCE: Aura Minerals Inc.

Aura Minerals Inc.

October 03, 2016 09:51 ET

Aura Minerals Rights Offering Fully Subscribed

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - October 03, 2016) -

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Aura Minerals Inc. (the "Company") (TSX: ORA) is pleased to announce the completion of its rights offering (the "Rights Offering"), which expired at 4:00 p.m. (EDT) on September 30, 2016. The Company's shareholders fully exercised rights to acquire 36,346,284 common shares of the Company (the "Common Shares"). The Common Shares were issued at a price of $0.15 per Common Share for gross proceeds of USD$4,220,000 (CAD$5,451,942).

Full details of the Common Shares issued pursuant to the Rights Offering, including information required by National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions, will be provided shortly.

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