WEST KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 17, 2017) -
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COLORADO RESOURCES LTD. (TSX VENTURE:CXO) ("Colorado" or the "Company") announces it is has completed its previously announced non-brokered private placement (see news February 16, 2017) for an aggregate of 745,000 units of the Company (the "Units") at an issue price of $0.32 per Unit and 8,180,000 flow-through units (the "Flow-Through Units") at an issue price of $0.42 per Flow-Through Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of $3,674,000 (the "Offering").
Each Unit consists of one common share in the capital of the Company (a "Common Share") and one-half of one non-transferable Common Share purchase warrant (each whole warrant a "Warrant"), with each Warrant entitling the holder thereof to acquire an additional Common Share at an exercise price of $0.50 until September 17, 2019.
Each Flow-Through Unit consists of one flow-through common share of the Company that qualifies as a flow-through share for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (a "FT Share") and one-half of one non-transferable non-flow through common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant a "NFT Warrant"). Each NFT Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one additional common share of the Company (a "NFT Warrant Share") at an exercise price of $0.50 per NFT Warrant Share until September 17, 2019.
All of the Common Shares and FT Shares issued in connection with the Offering and any NFT Warrant Shares issued on exercise of the NFT Warrants will be subject to a restricted resale period that expires on July 18, 2017.
In connection with the Offering the Company paid aggregate finders' fees of $198,690 cash and issued to finders 441,300 warrants at an exercise price of $0.32 and 41,700 warrants at an exercise price of $0.42 (collectively the "Finder Warrants"). Each Finder Warrant is otherwise exercisable on the same terms as the warrants issued to investors in the Offering.
The Company intends to expend the proceeds from the Flow-Through Units for exploration on the Company's Canadian properties, and the proceeds from the Units will be for general working capital purposes.
Colorado Resources Ltd. is currently engaged in the business of mineral exploration for the purpose of acquiring and advancing mineral properties located in British Columbia and Nevada.
Colorado's main BC exploration projects include the KSP property currently under option with Seabridge Gold Inc., the 100% owned Kingpin property and the 100% owned North ROK property. Additionally Colorado holds an option on the Green Springs Property (Nevada) from Ely Gold & Minerals Inc.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF COLORADO RESOURCES LTD.
Adam Travis, President and Chief Executive Officer
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
Certain statements contained in this news release, constitute "forward-looking information" as such term is used in applicable Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information is based on plans, expectations and estimates of management at the date the information is provided and is subject to certain factors and assumptions, including: that the Company's financial condition and development plans do not change as a result of unforeseen events, that the Company obtains required regulatory approvals, that the Company continues to maintain a good relationship with the local project communities. Forward-looking information is subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause plans, estimates and actual results to vary materially from those projected in such forward-looking information. Factors that could cause the forward-looking information in this news release to change or to be inaccurate include, but are not limited to, the risk that any of the assumptions referred to prove not to be valid or reliable, which could result in delays, or cessation in planned work, that the Company's financial condition and development plans change, delays in regulatory approval, risks associated with the interpretation of data, the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits, the possibility that results will not be consistent with the Company's expectations, as well as the other risks and uncertainties applicable to mineral exploration and development activities and to the Company as set forth in the Company's Management's Discussion and Analysis reports filed under the Company's profile at www.sedar.com. There can be no assurance that any forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, the reader should not place any undue reliance on forward-looking information or statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking information or statements, other than as required by applicable law.
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