AuRo Resources Corp.
TSX VENTURE : ARU
FRANKFURT : NXP3

AuRo Resources Corp.

April 09, 2012 12:00 ET

AuRo Announces Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 9, 2012) - AuRo Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ARU)(FRANKFURT:NXP3) announces that it has arranged a non-brokered private placement ("Offering") of up to 14,285,714 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.07 per Unit, for gross proceeds of up to $1,000,000.

Each Unit will consist of one (1) common share of the Company and one-half (1/2) of one share purchase warrant (a "Warrant") with each whole Warrant entitling the holder thereof to acquire an additional common share of the Company for a period of 18 months at a price of $0.15 per share.

The term of the Warrants is subject to an acceleration right at the option of the Company, provided that the common shares of the Company trade at or above $0.30 for a full 20 consecutive trading days and the Company has provided Warrant holders with 30 days prior written notice of the accelerated Warrant exercise date.

The proceeds of the Offering will be used to fund continued exploration at the Company's key projects in Colombia, and for general working capital purposes.

In connection with the Private Placement, the Company will pay cash finder's fees in an amount equal to 8% of the gross proceeds raised and will issue finder's warrants, having the same terms as the Warrants forming part of the Units, in an amount equal to 8% of the Units sold in the Private Placement. All of the securities issued pursuant to the Private Placement will be subject to a four (4) month hold period from the date of issue.

About AuRo Resources Corp.

AuRo Resources is a mineral exploration company with major land positions in Colombia's leading gold camps. The Company holds property interests in three of the country's most prolific gold regions in Antioquia, Tolima-Quindio, and Santander-Norte de Santander. AuRo shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol ARU. For further information please visit www.auroresources.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Mark Lawson, President & CEO

Neither the 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 release.

Contact Information

  • AuRo Resources Corp.
    Mark Lawson
    President & CEO
    416-623-0565

    AuRo Resources Corp.
    Jeremy Ross
    Corporate Development
    604-893-8838

    AuRo Resources Corp.
    Tyler Ross
    Corporate Development
    604-893-8838
    604-681-0796 (FAX)

    AuRo Resources Corp.
    John Gomez
    Director
    604-484-7118
    www.auroresources.com