Emerita Resources Corp.
TSX VENTURE : EMO

Emerita Resources Corp.

May 17, 2016 14:34 ET

Emerita Announces Oversubscription

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) -

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Emerita Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:EMO) (the "Company" or "Emerita") is pleased to announce that, subject to regulatory approval, it has increased its non-brokered private placement of 15,500,000 units of Emerita announced on May 6, 2016.

The financing will now consist of the sale of up to 19,080,000 units of Emerita (the "Units") at a price of $0.05 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $954,000 (the "Increased Offering"). Each Unit shall be comprised of one common share of Emerita (each a "Common Share") and one common share purchase warrant (each a "Warrant"), each Warrant entitling the holder to acquire a Common Share at $0.10 for a period of 24 months from issuance.

The closing date of the Increased Offering is expected to occur on or about May 19, 2016. All securities issued by Emerita will be subject to a statutory hold period of four months and one day. Completion of the Increased Offering is subject to a number of conditions, including TSX Venture Exchange approval.

The proceeds of the Increased Offering will be used to continue project development work in Spain and for general corporate purposes.

In connection with the Increased Offering, Emerita may pay finder's fees in cash of up to 7% of gross proceeds of the Increased Offering and finder's warrants ("Finder Warrants") in an amount of up to 7% of the Units sold pursuant to the Increased Offering to eligible finders in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange. Each Finder Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to purchase one Common Share at a price of $0.10 for a period of 24 months following the closing date of the Increased Offering.

About Emerita Resources Corp.

Emerita is a natural resource company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties in Europe, with a primary focus on exploring in Spain. The Company's corporate office and technical team are based in Sevilla, Spain with an administrative office in Toronto, Canada.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Information

This press release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, without limitation, statements regarding timing of the Increased Offering and the use of proceeds from the Increased Offering. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward- looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Emerita, as the case may be, to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, geopolitical and social uncertainties; the actual results of current exploration activities; risks associated with operation in foreign jurisdictions; ability to successfully integrate the purchased properties; foreign operations risks; and other risks inherent in the mining industry. Although Emerita has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Emerita does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The 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 any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

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

  • Emerita Resources Corp.
    Helia Bento
    +1 416 309 4293 (Toronto)

    Emerita Resources Corp.
    Joaquin Merino
    +34 (628) 1754 66 (Spain)
    info@emeritaresources.com