Unigold Inc.
TSX VENTURE : UGD

Unigold Inc.

August 22, 2012 16:03 ET

Unigold Inc. Announces $5 Million Bought Private Placement

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 22, 2012) -

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Unigold Inc. (TSX VENTURE:UGD) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of engagement with Dundee Securities Ltd. (the "Lead Underwriter") together with a syndicate of underwriters including Primary Capital Inc., Clarus Securities Inc., Casimir Capital Ltd. and PowerOne Capital Markets Limited (the "Underwriters") under which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a "bought deal" private placement basis, 11,200,000 common shares of the Company (the "Shares") at a price of $0.45 per Share for total gross proceeds of $5,040,000 (the "Offering").

In connection with the Offering, the Underwriters will receive a cash commission equal to 6.0% of the gross proceeds raised under the Offering and that number of non-transferable broker warrants as is equal to 6.0% of the number of Units sold. Each Broker Warrant will be exercisable into one common share of the Company, for a period of 24 months from the Closing Date at a price of $0.45 per common share.

The Offering is scheduled to close on or about September 13, 2012. All securities issued will be subject to a four month hold period. The Offering is subject to a number of conditions, including, without limitation, receipt of all regulatory approvals.

The net proceeds will be used to advance the exploration and development of the Company's gold assets in the Dominican Republic and for general corporate purposes.

About Unigold Inc. - Discovering Gold in the Caribbean

Unigold is a growth-oriented junior natural resource company, focused primarily on exploring and developing its gold assets in the Dominican Republic - a country which is highly prospective for gold mineralization.

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