Immediately prior to the closing of the Private Placement, Aurizon had beneficial ownership of, or direction and control over, directly or indirectly, 3,166,738 Common Shares of Typhoon, representing 13.13% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares of Typhoon.
Following the Private Placement, the percentage of Common Shares of Typhoon beneficially owned or controlled by Aurizon, and its sole shareholder Hecla Mining Company, increased from 13.13% to 29.41% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares of Typhoon. Typhoon's Board of Directors has waived the application of its shareholders rights plan dated January 5, 2013 with Computershare Investor Services Inc. with respect to the Private Placement.
On June 14, 2013, the TSX Venture Exchange conditionally approved the terms of the Private Placement.
ABOUT TYPHOON EXPLORATION INC.
-- Typhoon Exploration Inc. has a cash position of $3,579,654, representing $0.12 per share.-- Typhoon Exploration Inc. only has 29,656,791 shares outstanding.-- The Fayolle Property offers the potential to host important gold resources.
THE COMPANY OWNS THE FOLLOWING PROJECTS:
-- Fayolle Project, 100%-owned by Typhoon Exploration Inc. / Rouyn-Noranda region (See agreement with Aurizon Mines Ltd. in press release dated May 18, 2010)-- Faille 1 Project, 100%-owned by Typhoon Exploration Inc. / Rouyn-Noranda region-- Monexco Project, 100%-owned by Typhoon Exploration Inc. / Chibougamau region-- Nordair Project, 100%-owned by Typhoon Exploration Inc. / James Bay region-- Aiguebelle-Goldfields Project, 51%-owned by Typhoon and 49%-owned by Agnico-Eagle Mines Limited / Rouyn-Noranda region-- Destorbelle Project, 50%-owned by Typhoon and 50%-owned by Axe Exploration Inc. / Rouyn-Noranda region
The common shares of Typhoon Exploration Inc. are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "TYP".
This news release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking information" or "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. This forward-looking information is subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the control of Typhoon. Actual results or achievements may differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, this forward-looking information. No assurance can be given that any events anticipated by the forward-looking information will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits that Typhoon will derive therefrom. Forward-looking information is based on the estimates and opinions of Typhoon at the time the information is released and Typhoon does not undertake any obligation to update publicly or to revise any of the forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by applicable securities laws. 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.
David Mc Donald
President and CEO
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