THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/10/13 -- Mega Precious Metals Inc. (TSX VENTURE: MGP) ("Mega" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has priced, together with Paradigm Capital Inc., the lead agent on behalf of a syndicate of agents (collectively, the "Agents"), its previously announced best efforts private placement (the "Offering"). Pursuant to the Offering, the Company will issue up to 12,500,000 common shares of the Company that are "flow-through shares" within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (each, a "Flow-Through Share") at a price of $0.12 per Flow-Through Share for aggregate gross proceeds of up to C$1,500,000. The Agents will also have the option (the "Agents' Option") to purchase such number of Flow-Through Shares as is equal to 15% of the number of Flow-Through Shares issued pursuant to the Offering. The Agents' Option is exercisable by the Agents up to 48 hours prior to the closing of the Offering.
As consideration for the services of the Agents in connection with the Offering, the Agents will receive a commission equal to 6% of the aggregate gross proceeds of the Offering and compensation warrants, exercisable at any time for a period of 24 months following the closing of the Offering to purchase Flow-Through Shares for an amount equal to 6% of the total number of Flow-Through Shares issued pursuant to the Offering, at an exercise price equal to the offering price for such Flow-Through Shares.
The net proceeds of the Offering will be used to explore and develop the Company's mineral properties located in the Province of Manitoba.
The Offering is expected to close on or about December 20, 2013 and is subject to certain conditions typical for a transaction of this nature and the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Mega Precious Metals Inc. is a leading Canadian-based exploration company with a high quality pipeline of projects located in the mining friendly jurisdictions of Northwestern Ontario, Manitoba and Nunavut. The Company's significant portfolio includes the flagship Monument Bay Gold Tungsten Project in NE Manitoba as well as the N. Madsen Gold Project in the prolific gold mining district of Red Lake, Ontario. Mega has established a record of delivering rapid growth through their focused and low cost approach to exploration and resource development. The Company's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol MGP.
For further information and presentation material, please review the Mega website at www.megapmi.com.
Certain statements in this press release contain information that may constitute forward-looking information under applicable Canadian securities legislation, including but not limited to, information relating to the completion of the Offering and the use of net proceeds. These forward-looking statements represent management's best judgment based on current facts and assumptions that management considers reasonable. The Company makes no representation that reasonable business people in possession of the same information would reach the same conclusions. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the strength of the global economy, fluctuations in the price of gold and operational, funding and liquidity risks. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. More information about risks and uncertainties affecting the Company and its business is available in the Company's filings which are posted on sedar at www.sedar.com. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from such information unless required by law.
Neither 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.
Mega Precious Metals Inc.
Glen Kuntz, P.Geo.
President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
807-766-3380 or Toll Free: 877-592-3380