VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Nov. 3, 2016) - Eco Oro Minerals Corp. ("Eco Oro" or the "Company") (TSX:EOM) announces that at its special meeting of shareholders held today, shareholder approval was not obtained for the issuance of common shares pursuant to the second tranche of the private placement to be completed by the Company pursuant to the investment agreement (the "Agreement") between the Company and Trexs Investments, LLC. As a result, the Company will issue contingent value rights instead of common shares as required by the Agreement, along with convertible notes, for gross proceeds of approximately US$15 million.
The securities set forth herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any U.S. state securities laws, and securities of the Company may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or any applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable U.S. state securities laws. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
Eco Oro Minerals Corp. is a publicly-traded precious metals exploration and development company with a portfolio of projects in Colombia. Eco Oro has been focused on its wholly-owned, multi-million ounce Angostura gold-silver deposit, located in northeastern Colombia.
For more information please visit the Company's website at www.eco-oro.com.
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Certain statements in this press release are "forward‐looking" within the meaning of Canadian and United States securities legislation. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking information. Forward-looking statements in this press release include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to the closing of the private placement. Forward-looking statements are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "in the event", "if", "believes", "intends", "envisages", "assumes", "recommends", "estimates", "approximate", "projects", "potential", "indicate" and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "could" or "should" occur.
Forward‐looking statements are necessarily based upon the current belief, opinions and expectations of management that, while considered reasonable by the Company, are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties and other contingencies. Many factors could cause the Company's actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward‐looking statements. These factors include, among others, the Company`s ability to satisfy the conditions to the closing of the private placement, availability of capital and financing, general economic, market or business conditions, as well as other risk factors set out under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Annual Information Form dated March 11, 2016, which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Investors are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward‐looking statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein.