Gespeg Copper Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : GCR

Gespeg Copper Resources Inc.

July 25, 2016 16:00 ET

Gespeg Announces Private Placement for Gross Proceeds of up to $1,000,000

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GESPEG COPPER RESOURCES INC. (TSX VENTURE:GCR) (the "Company" or "Gespeg") announces that it intends to conduct a non-brokered private placement of up to 20,000,000 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.05 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $1,000,000 (the "Offering"). Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company (a "Common Share") and one of a Common Share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to purchase one Common Share at a price of $0.10 for a period of 24 months from the closing of the Offering. The Units will be made available by way of prospectus exemptions in Canada and in such other jurisdictions as the Company may agree where the Units can be issued on a private placement basis, exempt from any prospectus, registration or other similar requirements.

The Company may pay a finder's fee in connection with the Offering within the amount permitted by the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSX-V"). Closing of the Offering is subject to a number of conditions, including receipt of all necessary corporate and regulatory approvals, including the TSX-V. All securities issued in connection with the Offering will be subject to a statutory hold period of four months plus a day from the date of issuance in accordance with applicable securities legislation.

The net proceeds from the Offering will be used by the Company to fund the exploration work on the Company's Vortex and Port Daniel project, and to supplement the Company's working capital position.

About Gespeg Copper Resources Inc.: Gespeg is an exploration company with a focus on copper, especially in a grossly underexplored region "Gaspé, Québec". With a dedicated management team, the Company's goal is to create shareholder wealth through the discovery of new deposits.

GESPEG COPPER RESOURCES INC.

(signed) "Sylvain Laberge"

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