Wellgreen Platinum Ltd.

TSX VENTURE : WG
OTCQX : WGPLF


Wellgreen Platinum Ltd.

December 30, 2013 18:31 ET

Wellgreen Platinum to Complete Equity Financing of Approximately $1.93 Million

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Dec. 30, 2013) - Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WG)(OTCQX:WGPLF) ("Wellgreen" or the "Company") announced today that it intends to complete an equity financing of approximately $1.93 million (the "Private Placement").

The Private Placement will involve the issuance of up to 3,521,339 units of the Company (the "Units"), at a price of $0.55 per Unit, with each Unit comprised of one common share of the Company (a "Share") and one common share purchase warrant to purchase a Share (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant is exercisable for one Share for a period of 36 months following the closing of the Private Placement, at a price of $0.80, subject to the right of the Company to accelerate the expiry date of the Warrants to a period of 30 days if, at any time after May 1, 2014, the closing price of the Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange equals or exceeds $1.20 for a period of 10 consecutive trading days.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein in the "United States" or to "U.S. persons" (as such terms are defined in Regulation S under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended). The securities described herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent an exemption from the registration requirements of such Act.

About Wellgreen Platinum

Based in Vancouver, Canada, Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. is a platinum group metals focused exploration and development company with advanced projects in the Yukon Territory, Ontario, and Manitoba, Canada. Our 100% owned Wellgreen PGM-Ni-Cu project, located in the Yukon, is one of the world's largest undeveloped PGM deposits and one of the few significant PGM deposits outside of southern Africa or Russia. Our Shakespeare PGM-Ni-Cu project is a fully-permitted, production-ready brownfield mine located in the well-established Sudbury mining district of Ontario, and our Lynn Lake project is a former operating mine located in Manitoba, Canada.

Our experienced management team has an extensive track record of successful, large-scale project discovery, development, permitting, operations and financing combined with an entrepreneurial approach to sustainability and collaboration with First Nations and communities.

Further information about the Company and its projects can be found at www.wellgreenplatinum.com.

Forward-Looking Information: This news release includes certain information that may be deemed "forward-looking information". All information in this release, other than information of historical facts, including, without limitation, the completion of the Private Placement, information of potential mineralization, the estimation of mineral resources, the realization of mineral resource estimates, availability of capital, and future plans and objectives of the Company are forward-looking information that involve various risks and uncertainties. Although the Company believes that the expectations expressed in such forward-looking information are based on reasonable assumptions, such expectations are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking information. Forward-looking information is based on a number of material factors and assumptions. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking information include unsuccessful exploration results, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, results of future resource estimates, future metal prices, availability of capital and financing on acceptable terms, general economic, market or business conditions, risks associated with operating in foreign jurisdictions, uninsured risks, regulatory changes, defects in title, availability of personnel, materials and equipment on a timely basis, accidents or equipment breakdowns, delays in receiving government approvals, the Company's ability to maintain the support of stakeholders necessary to develop the Wellgreen project, unanticipated environmental impacts on operations and costs to remedy same, and other exploration or other risks detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by the Company with securities regulatory authorities in Canada. Readers are cautioned that mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. Mineral exploration and development of mines is an inherently risky business. Accordingly, actual events may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking information. For more information on the Company and the risks and challenges of our business, investors should review our annual filings which are available at www.sedar.com. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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