Bold Ventures Inc.

Bold Ventures Inc.

December 30, 2010 17:12 ET

Bold Ventures Inc. Announces First Closing of Private Placement

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 30, 2010) - Bold Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BOL) ("Bold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has completed the first tranche of the financing previously announced on December 2, 2010 to facilitate the closing of the flow-through financing. The Company has issued 529,668 Units ("Units") at a price of $0.30 per Unit and 660,857 Flow-Through Units ("FT Units") at a price of $0.35 per FT Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of $390,200.35.

Each Unit shall be comprised of one (1) common share of the Company and one (1) common share purchase warrant ("Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one (1) Common Share of the Corporation at a price of $0.40 per Common Share until the date which is the earlier of: (i) December 30, 2012; and (ii) in the event that the closing price of the Common Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV") is at least $0.50 for ten (10) consecutive trading days, and the 10th trading day (the "Final Trading Day") is at least four (4) months from December 30, 2010, the date which is thirty (30) days from the Final Trading Day (the "Trigger Date").

Each FT Unit shall be comprised of one (1) flow-through share and one half (1/2) of one common share purchase warrant (each full warrant, a "FT Warrant"). Each full FT Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one (1) Common Share of the Corporation at a price of $0.40 per Common Share until the date which is the earlier of: (i) December 31, 2012; and (ii) the Trigger Date.

A selling group led by IBK Capital Corp. ("IBK") received a cash commission of $31,216.03, options to acquire 42,373 Units at $0.30 per Unit and options to acquire 52,868 compensation units (a "Compensation Unit") at a price of $0.35 per Compensation Unit all exercisable until December 31, 2012. Each Compensation Unit consists of one Common Share and one-half of one Warrant.

All securities issued pursuant to the above first closing are legended and restricted from trading until May 1, 2011.

Insiders subscribed for a total of 100,000 Units for proceeds of $30,000. The insider private placements are exempt from the valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of Multilateral Instrument 61-101 ("MI61­ 101") by virtue of the exemptions contain in section 5.5(a) and 5.7(1) (a) of MI 61- 101 in that the fair market value of the consideration for the securities of the Company to be issued to insiders does not exceed 25% of its market capitalization.

The proceeds from the Offering will be used to fund exploration work on Bold's Ring of Fire projects.

On behalf of the board of directors of Bold Ventures Inc.,

Richard E. Nemis, President and Chief Executive Officer

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward­Looking Statements: This Press Release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. When used in this document, the words "may", "would", "could", "will", "intend", "plan", "anticipate", "believe", "estimate", "expect" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such statements reflect our current views with respect to future events and are subject to such risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause our actual results to differ materially from the statements made, including those factors discussed in filings made by us with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Should one or more of these risks and uncertainties, such actual results of current exploration programs, the general risks associated with the mining industry, the price of gold and other metals, currency and interest rate fluctuations, increased competition and general economic and market factors, occur or should assumptions underlying the forward looking statements prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended, planned, anticipated, or expected. We do not intend and do not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements, except as required by law. Shareholders are cautioned not to put undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.

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

  • Bold Ventures Inc.
    15 Toronto Street, Suite 1000
    Toronto, Ontario M5C 2E3
    (416) 864-1456