Azteca Gold Corp.
TSX VENTURE : AZG

Azteca Gold Corp.

April 15, 2011 18:07 ET

Azteca Gold Corp. Announces Proposed Public Offering and Warrant Extension

SPOKANE, WASHINGTON--(Marketwire - April 15, 2011) -

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Matt Russell, President and CEO of Azteca Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:AZG) (the "Company") announces that the Company is undertaking, subject to regulatory approval, a non-brokered private placement of up to $1,500,000 by the issuance of up to 30,000,000 units at $0.05 per unit. Each unit will consist of 1 common share and 1 common share purchase warrant entitling the holder to acquire an additional share for $0.10 for a period of 2 years from closing. Proceeds will be used for the Company's ongoing comprehensive check assay program, interpreting results to date on the Two Mile project and for general working capital.

Insiders have provided approximately $177,500 in loans to the company at 6% interest to initiate the check assay program.

The Company also announced that it has, subject to regulatory approval, extended 5,572,407 total warrants exercisable at $0.35, of which 3,525,807 were going to expire on April 17th and 2,046,600 on May 13th, 2011, for another one year, respectively.

WARNING: the Company relies upon litigation protection for "forward looking" statements. The information in this release may contain forward-looking information under applicable securities laws. This forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those implied by the forward-looking information. Factors that may cause actual results to vary material include, but are not limited to, inaccurate assumptions concerning the exploration for and development of mineral deposits, currency fluctuations, unanticipated operational or technical difficulties, changes in laws or regulations, the risks of obtaining necessary licenses and permits, changes in general economic conditions or conditions in the financial markets and the inability to raise additional financing. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on this forward-looking information. The Company does not assume the obligation to revise or update this forward-looking information after the date of this release or to revise such information to reflect the occurrence of future unanticipated events, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.

Shares issued: 358,113,432

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 release.

Contact Information

  • Azteca Gold Corp.
    Jon Slizza
    VP of Finance and Investor Relations
    Cell: 1-509-981-2020
    info@azteca-au.com