MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd.

MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd.

April 04, 2007 14:49 ET

MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. Announces Completion of $800,000 Private Placement With Mineralfields Group

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 4, 2007) - MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BMK) ("MacDonald") is pleased to announce completion of a non-brokered private placement which was previously announced on March 16, 2007. The private placement consisted of the sale of 8,000,000 flow-through units ("FT Units") at $0.10 per Unit for gross proceeds of $800,000. Each FT Unit consists of one flow-through common share and one non-flow-through common share purchase warrant. Each warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share of the capital stock of MacDonald for $0.15 until March 28, 2009.

All securities issued in connection with this financing are subject to a four-month hold period, which expires on July 29, 2007. In conjunction with the financing, cash finder's fees totaling $52,000 were paid. Compensation options were also issued to acquire a total of 560,000 units, exercisable at $0.10 per unit until March 28, 2009. Each compensation unit entitles the holder to acquire one common share for $0.15 until March 28, 2009. The units were acquired by limited partnerships administered by MineralFields Group. The private placement is subject to final TSX Venture Exchange approval. The units were acquired by limited partnerships administered by MineralFields Group.

Proceeds of the financing will be used to continue exploration programs in James Bay. Details of the projects are available at and at Kirk McKinnon, President & CEO of MacDonald stated, "We are very pleased to have the MineralFields Group continued support as it allows us to further develop our assets. The exploration process has many challenges and strategic relationships are critical in maximizing the opportunity for success."

About MineralFields and Pathway

MineralFields Group (a division of Pathway Asset Management) is a Toronto-based mining fund with significant assets under administration that offers its tax-advantaged super flow-through limited partnerships to investors throughout Canada during most of the calendar year, as well as hard-dollar resource limited partnerships to investors throughout the world. Pathway Asset Management also specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of structured products and mutual funds.

Information about the MineralFields Group is available at

WARNING: The statements made in this news release may contain forward-looking statements that may involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual events or results could differ materially from expectations and projections set out herein.

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Contact Information

  • MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd.
    J. A. Kirk McKinnon
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (416) 364-4986
    MacDonald Mines Exploration Ltd.
    Richard Schler
    Vice President & CFO
    (416) 364-4986
    (416) 364-2753 (FAX)