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Vancouver, British Columbia – Lincoln Mining Corporation, TSX-V: LMG ("Lincoln" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement, which was oversubscribed.
The Company issued a total of 11,400,000 units at a price of $0.05 per unit ("Units") for total gross proceeds of $570,000. Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Company and one non-transferable common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company at a price of $0.08 per share until April 26, 2022.
As compensation, qualified persons acting as finders in connection with the private placement ("Finders") received a cash commission of 7% of the proceeds raised and non-transferable warrants ("Finder's Warrants"), having the same terms as the Warrants, equal to 7% of the total number of Units sold to persons introduced to the Company by the Finders. The Company issued a total of 644,000 Finder's Warrants and paid a total of $32,200 in cash commissions in connection with the closing of the private placement.
All securities issued or issuable under the private placement will be subject to a four month hold period in Canada expiring on August 27, 2017, in addition to such other restrictions as may apply under applicable securities laws of jurisdictions outside of Canada.
Lincoln intends to use the proceeds raised from the private placement for general working capital and administrative purposes and towards advancing permitting on the Pine Grove project.
Lincoln Mining Corp. is a Canadian precious metals exploration and development company with two projects in various stages of exploration and development, namely the Pine Grove gold property in Nevada and the Oro Cruz gold property in California. In the United States, the Company operates under Lincoln Gold US Corp. and Lincoln Resource Group Corp., both Nevada corporations.
For further information, please contact Investor Relations at 604-688-7377 or visit the Company’s website at www.lincolnmining.com.
On behalf of Lincoln Mining Corporation
Paul Saxton, President & CEO
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This press release includes forward-looking statements or information. All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release, including without limitation, statements regarding the use of the proceeds from the private placement, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the company's plans or expectations include availability of capital and financing to maintain the company’s projects; changes in planned work or use of proceeds resulting from logistical, technical or other factors; general economic, market or business conditions; fluctuating metal prices; the possibility of cost overruns or unanticipated expenses in work programs; regulatory changes; timeliness of government or regulatory approvals and other risks detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by the company. The company makes all reasonable efforts to update its corporate material, documentation and forward-looking information on a timely basis.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the Company's securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"), or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. persons unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration is available.