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Anconia Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ARA) ("Anconia" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the closing of an additional tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement offering of units ("Units") and flow-through units ("Flow-Through Units") (the "Offering") (see the Company's news release dated August 20, 2013). On closing, Anconia issued 950,000 Units at $0.10 per Unit and 285,000 Flow-Through Units at $0.12 per Flow-Through Unit, for aggregate gross proceeds of $129,200. To date, Anconia has raised gross proceeds of approximately $1.76 million under the Offering.
Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (a "Unit Warrant"). Each whole Unit Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.14 per share for a period of 18 months following the date of issuance.
Each Flow-Through Unit consists of one common share of the Company issued on a 'flow-though' basis and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (a "FT Warrant"). Each whole FT Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.16 per share for a period of 18 months following the date of issuance.
The aggregate proceeds raised under the Offering will be used, among other things, to conduct exploration on the Company's properties and for working capital purposes. Proceeds from the sale of the Flow-Through Units will be used for Canadian Exploration Expenses on the Company's properties.
In connection with the closing of this latest tranche of the Offering, Anconia has paid to certain finders ("Finders") an aggregate cash commission of $7,152 and issued to the Finders warrants ("Finders' Warrants") to acquire up to an aggregate of 68,100 common shares of Anconia at $0.10 per share for a period of 24 months following the date of issuance. Anconia anticipates that it will also pay to Finders an additional cash commission of $3,184 and issue an additional 30,700 Finders' Warrants.
All of the securities issued under this tranche of the Offering are subject to a statutory hold period in Canada expiring four months from the date of issue.
Anconia is a base and precious metals exploration and development company, which is focused on providing shareholder value through the advancement of its properties in the Nunavut Territory, Canada. Anconia is undertaking a comprehensive exploration program to determine the potential of the projects currently in its portfolio.
This news release contains forward looking statements and information under applicable securities laws, including with respect to the anticipated use of the proceeds of the Offering. Words such as "may", "will", "should", "anticipate", "plan", "expect", "believe", "estimate" and similar terminology are used to identify forward-looking statements and forward-looking information. Such statements and information are based on assumptions, estimates, opinions and analysis made by management of Anconia in light of its experience, current conditions and its expectations of future developments as well as other factors which it believes to be reasonable and relevant. Forward-looking statements and information involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements and information. Risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to vary include but are not limited to: the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development, including the uncertainty of mineral reserve and resource estimates; uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed to complete exploration activities; exploration costs varying significantly from estimates; delays