Valcent Products Inc.

Valcent Products Inc.

May 02, 2012 09:45 ET

Valcent Announces Closing of Convertible Note Financing

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 2, 2012) - Valcent Products Inc. (OTCQB:VCTZF) (the "Company") announced today the closing of a non-brokered private placement for US $500,000 in 12%, unsecured convertible notes (the "Notes") due April 2014. The Notes and accrued interest are convertible into units at a conversion price of US $0.10. Each unit consists of one common share and three-quarter of one common share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant is exercisable into one common share at US $0.15.

Stephen K. Fane the Company's Chief Executive Officer said, "This Private Placement represents another important step for the Company. It follows the Company's recent announcement that it has closed the financing for is first North American VertiCrop™ installation. The net proceeds from this private placement will be used for general working capital purposes."

About Valcent Products Inc.: Valcent is a publicly traded company (OTCQB:VCTZF) located in Vancouver, Canada, and is recognized as the world leader in the development, manufacturing, operation and integration of commercial VertiCrop™ technology for global markets. Valcent is an environmentally responsible company that has created a proprietary growing system that can be used in any climate and requires a very small footprint in urban environment.

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