THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 17, 2016) - White Metal Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:WHM) ("White Metal" or the "Company) announces that it has applied to the TSX-Venture Exchange for final approval of its non-brokered private placement of flow-through units ("FT Units") and non-flow-through units ("NFT Units"), (collectively the "Financing"), previously announced July 8, 2016 and July 18, 2016.
The Company has closed the second and final tranche of the Financing and, subject to regulatory approval, will issue 6,051,666 FT Units at a price of $0.06 per FT Unit and 5,083,331 NFT Units at a price of $0.06 per NFT Unit for total gross proceeds of $668,099.96. Each FT Unit consists of one flow-through common share and one-half of a common share purchase warrant ("FT Unit Warrant"), with each full FT Unit Warrant entitling the holder to acquire one additional common share at a price of $0.15 per share for 24 months from closing, and each NFT Unit consists of one common share and one common share purchase warrant ("NFT Unit Warrant") with each NFT Unit Warrant entitling the holder to acquire one additional common share at a price of $0.15 per share for 24 months from closing. The FT Unit Warrants and the NFT Unit Warrants are subject to the right of the Company to accelerate the exercise if the shares of the Company trade at or above $0.25 for a period of 10 consecutive trading days.
Subject to regulatory approval the Company will pay a total of $30,190 in finder's fees and issue 389,333 broker warrants, with each broker warrant entitling the holder to acquire a common share of the Company at a price of $0.15 per share for 24 months from closing.
The Company further announces that Dr. Elliot Strashin, a director of the Company, purchased 800,000 FT Units bringing his total direct and indirect holdings in the Company to 5,363,919 shares.
Proceeds of the Financing shall be used to progress exploration work on the Company's Pickle Lake Gold Projects and for general working capital. The Pickle Lake Gold Projects are located in the prolific Pickle Lake gold camp in North Western Ontario. In particular the funds will be used to advance the Dobie gold zone (see WHM press release dated July 4, 2016).
White Metal is a junior mineral exploration company exploring in Canada and currently has 19,316,076 common shares issued and outstanding.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of White Metal Resources Corp.
Michael Stares, President and CEO
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