SOURCE: China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited

China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited

August 04, 2011 09:31 ET

CNR's Private Placement

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 4, 2011) - China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited (NYSE Amex: CNR) is pleased to announce the closing of a private placement of 2,000,000 ordinary shares of CNR at an offering price of US$2.50 per ordinary share. The private placement was offered to two investors outside of the United States pursuant to Regulation S.

Arthur Lee, CFO of CNR, notes, "CNR's ordinary shares were trading on the NYSE Amex at US$1.54 at closing on August 3, 2011 and the share offering price is at a 62.34% premium to that closing price." Arthur explains, "CNR intends to use the proceeds for the acquisition of land use right for Project Dezhou and general working capital."


China Metro-Rural Holdings Limited is one of the leading developers and operators of large scale, integrated agricultural logistics and trade centers in Northeast China that facilitate a relationship between sellers and buyers of agricultural commodities and small appliances, provide relevant physical platform and timely marketing information and intelligence, provide a transparent and competitive market price discovery mechanism and provide infrastructure to enhance the living standards of those from the rural area.

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