QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 18, 2016) - Komet Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:KMT) ("Komet" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has closed a non-brokered private placement by issuing a total of 13,129,567 common shares of the Corporation at a price of $0.36 per Common Share, for gross aggregate proceeds to Komet of $4,726,644.12 (the "Offering"). Two subscribers have participated in the Offering: Top Premier SA purchased 6,564,784 Common Shares and Dynamics Management SA purchased 6,564,783 Common Shares.

Under their respective subscription agreement, the subscribers have certain pre-emptive rights to participate in future equity and equity-linked financings to maintain their respective share interests and may elect in certain circumstances to nominate a suitable qualified person for appointment or election to the board of directors of the Corporation (although no such nomination is currently contemplated).

Komet will use the proceeds of the Offering to fund the acquisition of production main equipment and exploration work on its properties.

In connection to this Offering, Komet paid a finder's fee equal to 5% of the gross aggregate proceeds of the Offering to an arm's length party.

Securities issued under the Offering will be subject to a four month hold period from the closing date.

The Offering was carried out pursuant to prospectus exemptions of applicable securities laws and is subject to final acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange.

As a result of the private placement, 67,469,009 common shares of Komet are issued and outstanding.

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Forward-Looking Statements

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor the regulatory service provider (as the term is defined in TSX Venture Exchange's policies) accepts any liability of any kind as to the authenticity or accuracy of this release. This press release contains statements that may constitute "forward-looking information" or "forward-looking statements" as set out within the context of security law. This forward-looking information is subject to many risks and uncertainties, some of which are beyond Komet Inc.'s ("Komet") control. The actual results or conclusions may differ considerably from those that have been set out, or intimated, in this forward-looking information. There are many factors which may cause such disparity, especially the instability of metal market prices, the results of fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates or in interest rates, poorly estimated reserves, environmental risks (stricter regulations), unforeseen geological situations, unfavorable extraction conditions, political risks brought on by mining in developing countries, regulatory and governmental policy changes (laws and policies), failure to obtain the requisite permits and approvals from government bodies, or any other risk relating to mining and development. There is no guarantee that the circumstances anticipated in this forward-looking information will occur, or if they do occur, how they will benefit Komet. The forward-looking information is based on the estimates and opinions of Komet's management at the time of the publication of the information and Komet does not assume any obligation to make public updates or modifications to any of the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or any other cause, except if it is required by securities laws.

Outstanding shares: 67,469,009

Contact Information:

Investors relations and information:
Andre Gagne
President and CEO
581-300-1666 / Skype: andregagne11