Wildcat Exploration Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : WEL

Wildcat Exploration Ltd.

May 07, 2008 17:45 ET

Wildcat Exploration Ltd. Announces Close of First Tranche of Private Placement

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - May 7, 2008) - Wildcat Exploration Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:WEL) ("Wildcat" or the "Company") announces that the Company has closed the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement previously announced on April 25, 2008.

A total of 2,415,000 non flow through units, and 500,000 flow-through shares were distributed pursuant to this first tranche for total proceeds of $291,500. The flow-through common shares ("Flow-Through Shares") are being issued at $0.10 per share, and the units ("Units") are being issued at $0.10 per Unit. Each Unit is comprised of one non-flow through common share and one warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional common share for $0.20 for two years from the closing date.

Funds raised in the current private placement will be used for exploration of the Company's properties in Canada and for general corporate purposes. No fees were payable with regard to this closing.

A total of twelve placees participated in the first tranche, including five Insider/Pro Group participants for 1,140,000 non flow through units. All securities distributed pursuant to this first tranche will be subject to a hold period of four months and one day following closing.

About Wildcat Exploration Ltd.

Wildcat Exploration Ltd. is a Winnipeg-based company exploring for gold and base metals in Canada. Its portfolio includes: (1) the Foster River zinc project in Saskatchewan, (2) three gold properties and one gold and platinum group element (PGE) property in the Rice Lake greenstone belt in Manitoba, and (3) two PGE properties in the Snow Lake area of Manitoba. As the Company builds its property portfolio, Wildcat welcomes proposals from owners of advanced Canadian exploration properties.

For further information on the Company please visit our website at www.wildcat.ca or contact us at info@wildcat.ca. The Company's public filings, including its most recent audited consolidated financial statements, can be reviewed on the SEDAR website (www.sedar.com).

This news release may contain "forward-looking information", within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to Wildcat's exploration program and plans. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes", "plans", "seeks", "expects", "budget" or variations of such words or statements that certain actions, events or results may, could, will, will be, would be or are expected to be. 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 Wildcat to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including risks associated with the mineral exploration and mining industry such as economic factors, government regulation and approvals, environmental risks, success of exploration activities, future commodity prices, capital expenditures, requirements for additional capital, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, conclusions of economic evaluations, the Company's history of operating losses and uncertainty of future profitability. Important factors that pertain to the risks and uncertainties associated with the Company's business are discussed more fully in the Company's disclosure documents filed from time to time with the Canadian securities regulators and available on www.sedar.com. Although Wildcat 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 statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Wildcat does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Wildcat Exploration Ltd.
    John Knowles
    President CEO
    (204) 944-8916
    (204) 944-8918 (FAX)
    or
    Wildcat Exploration Ltd.
    Suite 203, 1780 Wellington Avenue
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3H 1B3
    Email: info@wildcat.ca
    Website: www.wildcat.ca