Niko Resources Ltd.

Niko Resources Ltd.

December 17, 2014 07:30 ET

Niko Engages Financial Advisor to Pursue Strategic Alternatives

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Dec. 17, 2014) - Niko Resources Ltd. ("Niko" or the "Company")(TSX:NKO) announces that it has engaged Jefferies LLC as its financial advisor to assist the Company in pursuing strategic alternatives including the sale of assets of the Company, a merger or other business combination, the outright sale of the Company, a refinancing of its existing debt with replacement debt, or some combination thereof.

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Certain statements in this press release constitute forward‐looking information. Specifically, this press release contains forward looking information relating to the commencement and completion of the strategic alternative process. Such forward‐looking information is based on a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions which may cause actual results or other expectations to differ materially from those anticipated and which may prove to be incorrect. There can be no assurances that the process will result in one or more transactions or, if one or more transactions are undertaken, that the terms or timing of such transaction(s) will be acceptable to the Company. Undue reliance should not be placed on forward‐looking information. Such forward‐looking information reflects the Company's current beliefs, and assumptions and interpretation of governmental policies and is based on information currently available to the Company. These forward looking statements are based on certain key expectations and assumptions, including the state of the markets and others which are set forth in detail in the Company's annual information form for the year ended March 31, 2014. The reader is cautioned that the assumptions used in the preparation of such information, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect. The forward‐looking information is presented as of the date of this press release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise such information to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law. Reference is made to the Company's annual information form for the year ended March 31, 2014 for more information on the risks and uncertainties associated with the Company and its business and affairs.

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