Fura Announces Private Placement
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TORONTO, Nov. 26, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fura Gems Inc. (“Fura” or the “Company”) (TSXV: FURA) (OTC: FUGMF (FRA: BJ43) intends to complete a private placement offering of up to 13,122,500 million common shares of the Company at a price of CAD$0.40 per share, a premium of 27% to the closing price of Fura’s common shares on the most recent trading day on the TSX Venture Exchange, for gross proceeds of up to CAD$5,249,000 million (the “Offering”).
The net proceeds of the Offering are expected be used by the Company for exploration and development of the Company’s emerald and ruby assets in Colombia and Mozambique, respectively, and for general corporate purposes. The closing date of the Offering is expected to occur on or about December 7, 2018 and remains subject to a number of conditions, including without limitation, the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. All Fura common shares issued pursuant to the Offering will be subject to a regulatory hold period of four months and one day.
For more information about Fura Gems Inc., please contact:
|Fura Gems Inc.|
|Dev Shetty – President & Chief Executive Officer
|Tel: +971 (0) 4 240 8760
Director – Investor Relations
Jos Simson / Barney Hayward
About Fura Gems Inc.
Fura Gems Inc. is a gemstone mining and marketing company which is engaged in the mining, exploration and acquisition of gemstone licences. Fura’s headquarters are located in Toronto, Canada and its administrative headquarters are located in the Almas Tower, Dubai. Fura is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the ticker symbol “FURA”.
Fura is engaged in the exploration of resource properties in Colombia and owns a 76% interest the Coscuez emerald mine in Boyacá, Colombia Fura is involved in the exploration and mining of rubies in Mozambique through its 80% effective interest in the four ruby licenses (4392L, 3868L, 3869L and 6811L). Fura has also entered into merger of assets agreement with Mustang Resources Ltd., and Regius Resources Group Ltd. to acquire nine ruby licenses/concessions in Mozambique.
This press 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 the Offering, the use of proceeds of the Offering, the Company’s ability to complete the merger of ruby assets transaction and the acquisition of licence No. 5572L, the Company’s exploration activities and mining activities and the Company’s performance. Generally, forward looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “plans”, “expects” or “does not expect”, “is expected”, “budget”, “scheduled”, “estimates”, “forecasts”, “intends”, “anticipates” or “does not anticipate”, or “believes”, or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will be taken”, “occur” or “be achieved”. 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 the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: general business, economic, competitive, geopolitical and social uncertainties; the actual results of exploration, development and production activities; access to sufficient financing to continue the development of its assets; regulatory risks; risks inherent in foreign operations, uncertainties with respect to the Company’s assets,; legacy environmental risks, title risks and other risks of the mining industry. Although the Company 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 information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
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This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in the United States. The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”), or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) absent such registration or an applicable exemption from such registration requirements.