Nordex Explosives Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : NXX

Nordex Explosives Ltd.

February 10, 2012 17:32 ET

Nordex Explosives Ltd. Announces First Closing of Financing

KIRKLAND LAKE, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 10, 2012) -

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LES EXPLOSIFS NORDEX LTEE/NORDEX EXPLOSIVES LTD. ("Nordex", or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NXX) is pleased to announce that it has closed the first tranche of its previously announced private placement offering (the "Offering") with All Group Financial Services Inc. ("All Group"). Nordex today issued 987,500 common shares ("Common Shares") at a price of $0.40 per share for gross proceeds to the Company of $395,000. It is currently anticipated that a further closing or closings will be completed during February, 2012 under the Offering.

The net proceeds of the Offering will be used to fund ongoing investment in the Company's distribution system and to replenish working capital. The Offering is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary approvals including the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. The Common Shares issued today will be subject to resale restrictions until June 11, 2012 under applicable securities legislation.

In connection with the Offering, All Group was paid a cash commission in an amount equal to 8% of the gross proceeds of the Offering and was issued broker warrants in an amount equal to 8% of the number of Common Shares sold in the Offering, with each such broker warrant exercisable to acquire one common share of the Company until February 10, 2014 at the Offering price. The broker warrants issued today and the underlying Common Shares will be subject to resale restrictions until June 11, 2012 under applicable securities legislation.

This news release is intended for distribution in Canada only and is not intended for distribution to United States newswire services or dissemination in the United States. The securities being offered have not, nor will they be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent U.S. registration or an applicable exemption from the U.S. registration requirements. This release does not constitute an offer for sale of securities in the United States.

ABOUT NORDEX EXPLOSIVES: LES EXPLOSIFS NORDEX LTEE./NORDEX EXPLOSIVES LTD. is a manufacturer and distributor of explosives for the mining, quarry and road construction industries since 1970. Its manufacturing operations and distribution centre is strategically located in one of the world's largest mining regions near Kirkland Lake, Ontario. Nordex trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "NXX".

Forward‐Looking Statements

Certain information included herein may contain "forward‐looking statements" which reflect the current expectations of management of the Company regarding the Company's future growth, results of operations, performance, business prospects and opportunities. Wherever possible, words such as "may", "would", "could", "should", "will", "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "aim", "endeavor", "seek", "predict", "potential" and similar expressions have been used to identify these forward‐looking statements. These statements reflect management's current beliefs with respect to future events and are based on information currently available to management of the Company. Forward‐looking statements involve significant risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause the Company's actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including, without limitation, cancellations of or the failure to renew purchase orders; production and delivery issues; quality, pricing and availability of raw materials; compliance with environmental regulations; exchange rate fluctuations as well as the other risks identified in the "Risk Factors" contained in the Company's Management Discussion and Analysis and other public filings (copies of which may be obtained at www.sedar.com). Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward‐looking statements prove incorrect, actual results, performance or achievements may vary materially from those expressed or implied by this press release. These factors should be considered carefully and the reader should not place undue reliance on the forward‐looking statements. Although any forward‐looking statements contained in this press release are based upon what management currently believes to be reasonable assumptions, the Company cannot assure readers that actual results, performance or achievements will be consistent with these forward‐looking statements, and management's assumptions may prove to be incorrect. These forward‐looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and, other than as required by law, the Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update or revise these forward‐looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Neither 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 release.

Contact Information

  • Nordex Explosives Ltd.
    Jim Taylor, Chief Executive Officer
    Po Box 790, Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 3K4, Canada
    (705) 642-3265
    www.nordexexplosives.com