SOURCE: Falco Resources Ltd.

Falco Resources Ltd.

October 22, 2014 11:06 ET

Falco Closes C$10 Million Equity Financing

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - October 22, 2014) -

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Falco Resources Ltd. ("Falco") (TSX VENTURE: FPC) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced brokered private placement of flow-through shares and common shares. Pursuant to the private placement, Falco has sold 6,555,600 common shares at a price of C$0.45 per common share and 13,557,716 flow-through shares at a price of C$0.52 per flow-through share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately C$10 million. The private placement was conducted by a syndicate of agents led by Scotia Capital Inc., and including Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., Raymond James Ltd., Pope & Company Limited, Euro Pacific Canada Inc., and Axemen Resource Capital.

Net proceeds from the private placement will be used to advance Falco's Horne Project and for further exploration at Falco's Rouyn-Noranda properties, as well as for general working capital purposes. Proceeds raised from the sale of flow-through shares will be used by Falco to finance qualified Canadian exploration expenditures on its Canadian resource properties.

The securities sold under the offering will have a hold period expiring on February 23, 2015.

The securities offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons (as defined Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) absent registration or any applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor will there be any sale of the securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

About Falco

Falco Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE: FPC) is one of the largest claim holders in the Province of Quebec, with extensive land holdings in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt. Falco owns 72,800 hectares of land in the Rouyn-Noranda mining camp, which represents 70% of the entire camp and includes 14 former gold and base metal mine sites. Falco's principal property is the Horne Mine Complex, which was operated by Noranda from 1927 to 1976 and produced 11.6 million ounces of gold and 2.5 billion pounds of copper. A maiden 43-101 mineral resource estimate for the Horne 5 deposit delineated an initial inferred resource of 2.8 Moz AuEq at 3.46 g/t AuEq (25.3 million tonnes grading 2.64 g/t Au, 0.23% Cu and 0.7% Zn, for 2.2 Moz Au).

Neither the 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 press release.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information (together, "forward-looking statements") within the meaning of applicable securities laws and the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, are forward-looking statements. Generally, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of terminology such as "plans", "expects', "estimates", "intends", "anticipates", "believes" or variations of such words, or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might", "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements include the reliability of the historical data referenced in this press release and those risks set out in Falco's public documents, including in each management discussion and analysis, filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Although Falco believes that the assumptions and factors used in preparing the forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on these statements, which only apply as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed times frames or at all. Except where required by applicable law, Falco disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

This press release is not, and is not to be construed in any way as, an offer to buy or sell securities in the United States.

Contact Information

  • For further information contact:
    Mr. Dean Linden 
    Senior Vice President 
    Business Development 
    +1.425.449.9442 
    dlinden@falcores.com 

    Ms. Deanna Kress
    Corporate Communications
    +1.604.336.6346
    +1.855.238.4671
    dkress@falcores.com