ENP Newswire -
Release date- 23062014 -
At the closing, the Corporation issued a total of 11,512,500 units ('Units'), at a price of
As part of the closing,
If the Second Closing is completed, Fortune will hold an aggregate of 42,500,000 common shares of the Corporation, representing approximately 20.2% of the issued and outstanding common shares or approximately 33.6% of the issued and outstanding common shares assuming the exercise of its 42,500,000 Warrants. On completion of the Second Closing, Fortune will have the right to appoint two directors to the board of directors of the Corporation (subject to
Fortune is an investment company based in Chifeng City,
With respect to Fortune's participation in the Offering,
Given that Fortune will hold greater than 20% of the outstanding common shares of the Corporation following the completion of the Second Closing (including the exercise of Warrants acquired by Fortune), the Second Closing will require shareholder approval pursuant to: (i) the applicable policies of the
The directors of the Corporation have unanimously approved the terms of the Fortune private placement.
Use of Proceeds
The proceeds of the Offering will be used for the development of the Bradshaw Gold Deposit, including: the completion of a pre-feasibility study; advanced exploration activities and the acquisition of required permits and approvals, including a closure permit. Proceeds of the Offering will also be used for working capital and general corporate purposes.
Assuming the completion of the Second Closing, the Corporation anticipates that it will have sufficient funds to advance the Bradshaw project to underground development. The Corporation's current plan, subject to successful financing and the receipt of necessary permits and approvals, is to begin underground development in 2015.
All of the securities issuable in connection with the Offering will be subject to a hold period expiring four months and one day after date of issuance.
Subscriptions by insiders of the Corporation accounted for approximately
Gowest is a Canadian gold exploration and development company focused on the delineation and development of its 100% owned Bradshaw Gold Deposit (Bradshaw), on the Frankfield Property, part of the
The latest updated resource estimate for Bradshaw included approximately 945,600 ounces of gold ('Au') in the Indicated category (6.0 million tonnes at a grade of 4.9 grams per tonne ['g/t'] Au) and 536,800 ounces of gold in the Inferred category (3.7 million tonnes at a grade of 4.2 g/t Au). As was used in the Corporation's Preliminary Economic Assessment, the current estimate is based on a 3.0 g/t Au cut-off and a conservative gold price of
This news release contains certain 'forward looking statements' including with respect to a future closing of the private placement, development plans and activities (including the anticipated timing thereof) in respect of the Bradshaw project, the Corporation's relationship with Fortune and the use of proceeds of the private placement and the Corporation's development plans for the Bradshaw deposit. Such forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties.
Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Corporation to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements.
Such factors include, among others: the reliance of the Corporation on a limited number of properties (and, in particular, the Corporation's Bradshaw deposit); the inherent speculative nature and hazards associated with exploration, development and production activities; assumptions regarding the need for further financing and related to the cost, timing or available of such financing; the hazards and risks normally encountered in mineral exploration and development and limitations of insurance coverage; uncertainties related to the Corporation's resource estimates, which are based on detailed estimates and assumptions; risks that the Corporation's title to its material mineral properties could be challenged; the assumption of the Corporation that it will be able to obtain permits and other authorizations it requires on a timely basis; uncertainties related to actual capital costs, sustaining capital costs, engineering and construction schedules, operating costs and expenditures, production schedules and economic returns; risks associated with the Corporation being subject to environmental laws and government regulation and the lack of mineral production or earnings history of the Corporation.
Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of this news release and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws, the Corporation disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise.
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