Bannerman Resources Limited

Bannerman Resources Limited

March 03, 2008 16:14 ET

Bannerman Resources Announces Equity Financing

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 3, 2008) -


Bannerman Resources Ltd. (TSX:BAN)(ASX:BMN) ("Bannerman" or the "Company") announced today that it has filed a preliminary short form prospectus with securities regulatory authorities in Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba in respect of a public offering of ordinary shares (the "Offering"). The Offering will be conducted through a syndicate of underwriters, led by Haywood Securities Inc., and including GMP Securities L.P., Cormark Securities Inc. and Thomas Weisel Partners Canada Inc.

The Offering will be priced in the context of the market with final terms of the Offering to be determined at the time of pricing. Bannerman plans to use the net proceeds from the financing to develop its Goanikontes uranium project in Namibia, other exploration costs and for working capital and general corporate purposes.

Trading in Bannerman's shares will be temporarily suspended on the Australian Stock Exchange pending finalization of the terms of the proposed Offering.

The Offering is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the entering into by Bannerman and the underwriters of an underwriting agreement and the receipt of all necessary approvals, including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange and the Australian Stock Exchange.

The Offering is expected to close on or about March 27, 2008.

These securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), or the securities laws of any state of the United States and these securities may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, within the United States or to or for the account or benefit of a U.S. person (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) without registration under the U.S. Securities Act and any applicable state securities laws unless an exemption from registration is available. This news release is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities in any jurisdiction.

About Bannerman

Bannerman Resources Limited is an emerging international uranium producer with projects in Namibia and Botswana and an interest in a license in Australia. The Company's major focus is on the exploration and development of a uranium project in Namibia.

Bannerman is currently focused on accelerating the development of its primary asset, the Goanikontes uranium project located in the world-class uranium country of Namibia and situated on a trend southwest of the Rio Tinto Rossing mine. A bankable feasibility study is planned for 2008 with production planned to commence in 2011.

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