| ||Tue Feb 15, 2011|
Prize Mining Announces First Closing of Private Placement
| ||CALGARY, ALBERTA- Prize Mining Corporation (TSXV: PRZ) (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has completed the first tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement of units ("Units"). The Corporation issued 7,526,400 Units at a price of $0.25 per Unit for gross proceeds of $1,881,600 in this first closing. Each Unit issued pursuant to the private placement is comprised of one common share of the Corporation ("Common Share") and one common share purchase warrant ("Warrant"). Each Warrant issued pursuant to this first tranche of the private placement entitles the holder to acquire one Common Share at a price of $0.30 per Common Share until February 15, 2013. All securities issued in connection with this first tranche of the private placement are subject to a four-month hold period, which expires on June 16, 2011. It is anticipated that the proceeds of the private placement will be used for general working capital purposes. |
Directors and officers of the Corporation acquired 680,000 Units pursuant to this first tranche of the private placement. The Corporation has determined that exemptions are available for the various requirements of TSX Venture Exchange Policy 5.9 and Multilateral Instrument 61-101 for the issuance of the Units to insiders of the Corporation.
Following the completion of this first tranche of the private placement, the Corporation has 11,559,351 Common Shares issued and outstanding.
Completion of the private placement is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals including TSX Venture Exchange acceptance.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF
PRIZE MINING CORPORATION
President and CEO
For further information, contact Jamie Mathers, Investor Relations
Phone: 604-684-4743 ext 236
Toll Free: 1-866-684-4743 ext. 236
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The offered securities mentioned in this press release will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons except in certain transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act.
This news release may contain forward-looking statements. These statements are based on current expectations and assumptions that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially because of factors discussed in the management discussion and analysis section of our interim and most recent annual financial statements or other reports and filings with the TSX Venture Exchange and applicable Canadian securities regulations. We do not undertake any duty to update any forward-looking statements.
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.
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