Oban Mining Corporation
TSX : OBM

Oban Mining Corporation

August 05, 2015 08:49 ET

Oban Agrees to Terms of Private Placement in SGX Resources Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 5, 2015) - Oban Mining Corporation (TSX:OBM) ("Oban") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a term sheet with SGX Resources Inc. ("SGX") providing for Oban to subscribe for up to $135,000 in 8.0% coupon convertible debentures ("Debentures") of SGX (the "Placement"). Oban may convert the principal and interest pursuant to the Debentures into common shares ("Shares") in the capital of SGX at a rate of 1 share for each $0.01 in value converted. In no event will Oban hold greater than 9.9% of the shares of SGX by way of this conversion right. The investment agreement will also provide Oban with rights to retain its pro rata interest in future SGX financings, nominate a director of SGX, acquire an NSR over the Timmins South (Edlestone) property of SGX on payment of $2 million, acquire an interest in outstanding royalties, and acquire a 30% interest in the South Property of SGX. The transaction is subject to regulatory approval, including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, and settlement of definitive documentation.

About Oban Mining Corporation

Oban Mining Corporation is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious metal resource properties in Canada. Oban holds an option to acquire from Northstar Gold Corp. up to a 70% interest in the Miller Project in northern Ontario pursuant to an option agreement with Northstar Gold Corp. Oban also holds options with other third parties to acquire a 100% undivided interest in the Côté Property, the Golden Dawn Project, the Hunter Property and other properties in the vicinity. Oban has additionally acquired a 100% interest in the Roach Property in northern Ontario and has a 100% undivided interest in a large area of claims in the Urban Barry area of Quebec. Oban is well financed with over $10 million in cash.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of the applicable Canadian securities legislation that is based on expectations, estimates and projections as at the date of this news release. The information in this news release about the completion of the transaction described herein, and other forward-looking information includes but is not limited to information concerning: the intentions, plans and future actions of the companies participating in the transactions described herein (collectively the "Parties") and other information that is not historical facts.

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This forward-looking information is based on reasonable assumptions and estimates of management of the Parties, at the time it was made, involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Parties to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking information. Such factors include, among others, risks relating to the completion of the transactions described herein; risks relating to property interests; the global economic climate; metal prices; dilution; ability of Oban to complete further acquisitions; environmental risks; and community and non-governmental actions. Although the forward-looking information contained in this news release is based upon what management believes, or believed at the time, to be reasonable assumptions, the Parties cannot assure shareholders and prospective purchasers that actual results will be consistent with such forward-looking information, as there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended, and neither the Parties nor any other person assumes responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of any such forward-looking information. The Parties do not undertake, and assumes no obligation, to update or revise any such forward-looking statements or forward-looking information contained herein to reflect new events or circumstances, except as may be required by law.

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