TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Nov. 23, 2015) - Metals Creek Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:MEK) ("Metals Creek" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed the private placement previously announced by press release on November 11, 2015 (the "Private Placement"). The Private Placement included the issuance of 1,760,000 common shares at an issuance price of $0.08 per share (the "Hard Shares"), and 5,770,000 flow-through common shares (the "Flow-Through Shares") at an issuance price of $0.09 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of $660,100.
Oban Mining Corp. ("Oban") acquired 19.9% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company by purchasing 1,760,000 Hard Shares and 3,170,000 Flow-Through Shares. Upon closing, Oban will also have the right to nominate one member to the board of directors of Metals Creek.
Delbrook Capital Advisors Inc. ("Delbrook") acquired 10.5% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company by purchasing 2,600,000 Flow-Through Shares through a fund managed by it.
Medalist Capital Ltd. ("Medalist") acted as financing advisor to Metals Creek with respect to the Private Placement. Pursuant to a finder's agreement with the Company, the Company paid cash finders' fees equal to 8% of the gross proceeds raised in the Private Placement and issued compensation warrants (the "Finder Warrants") exercisable for that number of Hard Shares equal in number to 8% of the number of securities sold under the Offering. The Finder Warrants will be exercisable at a price of $0.10 per share for a period of 24 months from the date of issuance.
The proceeds from the Offering will be used for general working capital purposes and to further exploration work on the Ogden Gold Project in Timmins Ontario and other Canadian Exploration Expenses (within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada)), with the Company using its best efforts to ensure that such Canadian Exploration Expenses qualify as a "flow-through mining expenditure" for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada), related to the exploration of the Company's exploration projects.
The private placement is subject to final acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange. All the securities issued under the Private Placement are subject to four month hold and will be freely trading on March 24, 2015.
About Metals Creek Resources Corp.
Metals Creek Resources Corp. is a junior exploration company incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario, is a reporting issuer in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario, and has its common shares listed for trading on the Exchange under the symbol "MEK". Metals Creek has earned a 50% interest in the Ogden Gold Property, including the former Naybob Gold mine, located 6 km south of Timmins, Ontario and has a 8 km strike length of the prolific Porcupine-Destor Fault (P-DF) that stretches between Timmins, Ontario and Val d'Or, Quebec. The Company has also entered into a JV with Benton Resources on Metals Creeks Staghorn Gold Project in Newfoundland. Metals Creek has also made a new gold/silver discovery in the "White Gold District" on the Squid East project in the Yukon and is engaged in the identification, acquisition, exploration and development of other mineral resource properties, and presently has mining interests in Ontario, Yukon and Newfoundland and Labrador. Additional information concerning the Corporation is contained in documents filed by the Corporation with securities regulators, available under its profile at www.sedar.com.
On Behalf Of the Board of Directors
Metals Creek Resources Corp.
Alexander Stares, President and CEO
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