GeoMegA Closes its Brokered Flow-Through Private Placement
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 22, 2012) - Geomega Resources Inc. ("GeoMegA" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GMA) announces, pursuant to its news release issued on November 6, 2012, it has closed its brokered flow-through private placement (the "Placement") with Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. and Marquest Capital Markets (the "Agents") consisting of 4,620,000 flow-through shares (each, a "Flow-Through Share") at a price of $0.50 per Flow-Through Share for gross proceeds of $2,310,000.
The Company will use the proceeds of the Placement for exploration and development on its Montviel property in Quebec.
The Flow-Through Shares acquired by the subscribers are subject to a hold period of four months plus one day and may not be traded until March 23, 2013 except as permitted by applicable securities legislation and the rules of TSX Venture Exchange.
The Corporation has paid the Agents a cash commission on the sale of the Flow-Through Shares of $161,700 and has issued 231,000 non-transferable agent's options. Each agent's option entitles the holder to purchase one common share at a price of $0.50 per share until May 22, 2014.
There may be an additional closing to follow up to the maximum $4,025,000 offering stated in the November 6, 2012 news release.
GeoMegA currently has 33,934,113 common shares issued and outstanding.
This press release is not an offer or a solicitation of an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration.
About the Montviel Rare Earths/Niobium project
The Montviel project benefits from public infrastructure and available labour in the immediate area. The project site is located approximately 100 km north of Lebel-sur-Quevillon (pop. 2,800) and 45 km west of the Cree First Nation of Waswanipi (pop. 1,800) in the urbanised southern part of Northern Quebec. Montviel has permanent access with a high capacity logging road connecting to provincial highway 113. The updated NI 43-101 resources calculation is expected in December 2012.
A Preliminary Economic Assessment by G Mining Services Inc. is expected in the first quarter of CY2013. All infrastructures required for mining and processing of the ore should be located on site. Anticipated project energy will be provided by a 45 km long power line connected to the Hydro-Quebec distribution network.
About GeoMegA (ressourcesgeomega.ca)
GeoMegA, which owns 100% of the Montviel Rare Earths/Niobium project, is a Quebec mineral exploration company focused on finding economically viable deposits of minor metals, such as Rare Earth Elements, in Quebec. GeoMegA is committed to meeting Canadian mining industry standards and distinguishing itself with its expertise, know-how and its support and respect for local communities and the environment.
/s/ "Simon Britt"
Chief Executive Officer
Cautions Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements regarding our intentions and plans. The forward-looking statements that are contained in this news release are based on various assumptions and estimates by the Company and involve a number of risks and uncertainties. As a consequence, actual results may differ materially from results forecast or suggested in these forward-looking statements and readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. We caution you that such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, as discussed in the Company's filings with Canadian securities agencies. Various factors may prevent or delay our plans, including but not limited to, contractor availability and performance, weather, access, mineral prices, success and failure of the exploration and development carried out at various stages of the program, and general business, economic, competitive, political and social conditions. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation to update any forward- looking statements, except as required by applicable securities laws.
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