Vast Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : VST

Vast Exploration Inc.

October 09, 2013 07:00 ET

Vast Announces $2,000,000 Private Placement

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 9, 2013) -

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Vast Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:VST) is pleased to announce that it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement financing for gross proceeds of up to $2,000,000.

In connection with the private placement, Vast will sell up to 13,333,334 common shares (the "Shares") at a price of $0.15 per Share for gross proceeds of $2,000,000.

Closing of the financing is subject to receipt of applicable regulatory approvals including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. The securities issuable in connection with the financing will be subject to resale restrictions for a period of four months plus one day from the closing date. The Closing Date of the Offering is scheduled to be on or about November 14, 2013.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the financing to strengthen the corporate balance sheet, pay outstanding liabilities, pursue potential acquisition opportunities and for general corporate purposes. Vast may pay finder's fees in connection with the financing.

Regulatory Statements

This press release contains "forward looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the terms of the financing, the planned use of proceeds, and receipt of all regulatory approvals. Generally, forward looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, geopolitical and social uncertainties; the actual results of exploration activities; regulatory risks; risks inherent in foreign operations; and other risks of the oil and gas industry. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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