Marksmen Energy Inc.

TSX VENTURE : MAH


Marksmen Energy Inc.

January 20, 2014 09:01 ET

Marksmen Announces Closing of Private Placement and Operations Update

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Jan. 20, 2014) -

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Marksmen Energy Inc. ("Marksmen" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:MAH) is pleased to announce that it has completed its previously announced non-brokered private placement for 985,000 units (the "Units") of Marksmen at a price of $0.125 per Unit for gross proceeds of $123,125 (the "Offering"). The Units are comprised of one (1) common share ("Common Share") and one-half of one (1/2) share purchase warrant ("Warrant") of Marksmen. Each whole Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one Common Share for $0.18 expiring three (3) years from the date of the closing of the Offering, provided that, if the Common Shares close at or above $0.40 for 10 trading days at any time after the expiry of four months and one day from the date of issuance, the expiry date shall be automatically reduced to the date that is 30 days after the date the Company provides written notice to the holders of Warrants of the new expiry date.

Marksmen did not pay any commission or finder's fee with respect to the Offering.

Completion of the Offering is subject to regulatory approval including, but not limited to, the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange Inc. The Common Shares and Warrants issued are subject to a four month hold period from the date of issuance.

Seismic Update - Ohio

Bay Geophysical has been contracted by Marksmen for the completion of a 3D seismic geophysical survey in Ohio as part of a joint venture agreement with Houghton Investments LLC ('Houghton'). Survey work was completed in December 2013 and the acquisition of seismic data is currently in progress. Marksmen anticipates that the acquisition and geophysical interpretation of the data should be completed in the first week of February. Once completed, Marksmen will work with Houghton to determine viable drilling locations.

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 news release.

This news release may contain certain forward-looking information and statements, including without limitation, statements pertaining to the completion of the acquisition of the seismic data and to the closing of the private placement including the Company's ability to obtain necessary approvals from the TSX Venture Exchange. All statements included herein, other than statements of historical fact, are forward-looking information and such information involves various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. A description of assumptions used to develop such forward-looking information and a description of risk factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from forward-looking information can be found in Marksmen's disclosure documents on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com. Marksmen does not undertake to update any forward-looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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