Rockridge Capital Corp.
TSX VENTURE : RRC

Rockridge Capital Corp.

October 08, 2010 16:15 ET

Rockridge Capital Corp. Increases Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 8, 2010) -

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Rockridge Capital Corp. ("Rockridge" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:RRC) is pleased to announce that it has increased the size of the non-brokered private placement announced October 5th, 2010 by an additional $1,500,000 to now total 16,250,000 units of the Company (the "Units") at a price of $0.40 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $6,500,000.

Each Unit will consist of one common share and one half of one common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each such Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one common share of the Company for a period of twenty four months from the closing date at a price of $0.50 per common share in year 1, rising to $0.70 in year 2.

The Company will pay finder's fees equal to 5.0% of subscription amounts, payable in cash or Units, plus issue finder's warrants in an amount equal to 5.0% of Units of the total number of units subscribed for, with each such finder's warrant exercisable into one common share of the Company at a price of CDN $0.55 for 24 months from closing.

Closing of the Offering is anticipated to occur on or before October 25th, 2010 and is subject to receipt of applicable regulatory approvals including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Securities issued under the Offering will be subject to a four month hold period which will expire four months from the date of closing.

The proceeds from the Offering will be used to continue exploration on the Company's Fatou Gold project in southern Mali - Africa and for general working capital purposes.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF ROCKRIDGE CAPITAL CORP.

Karl Kottmeier, President

The Units have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (US Securities Act), and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy such Units in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or sale would be unlawful. Certain statements in this press release may be considered forward-looking information, including those relating to the "expectations", "intentions" or "plans" of the Company. Such information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors -- including the approvals of regulators, availability of funds, the results of financing and exploration activities, the interpretation of drilling results and other geological data, project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses and other risks identified by the Company in its public securities filings -- that may cause actual events to differ materially from current expectations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, except to the extent required by law, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact Information

  • Rockridge Capital Corp.
    Karl Kottmeier
    President
    (604) 678-8941
    or
    Rockridge Capital Corp.
    Kirk Gamley
    VP Corporate Development
    (604) 678-8941
    (604) 689-7442 (FAX)
    www.rockridgecapitalcorp.com