MERCATOR GOLD plc
(“Mercator Gold”, “Mercator” or “the Company”)
US OTC: MTGDY
LONDON: 7 OCTOBER 2009
The Company has made a placement of 3.125 million shares at 4 pence per share to raise £125,000. The placement, made at a 15% premium to the market, was organised through the Company’s long time advisors, Loeb Aron, at a cost of 5% plus broker warrants. The funds raised will be used to continue the work on the Copper Flat Project.
EXERCISE OF WARRANTS
The Company also announces that pursuant to the terms of a Warrant Instrument by way of Deed Poll dated 29 May 2009, Notice of Exercise has been received for 114 Warrants for Ordinary Shares of 0.1p each in the Company (the "Shares") at a subscription price of 5p each.
The Company has applied for the 3,125,000 and 114 Shares (3,125,114 New Ordinary Shares in total) to be admitted to trading on AIM. Admission is expected to take place on 8 October 2009. The New Ordinary Shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the existing ordinary shares in the Company currently traded on AIM. Following admission there will be 124,368,596 New Ordinary Shares in issue.
Managing Director, Patrick Harford, said: “The placement of shares - achieved at a premium to market price - strengthens Mercator’s balance sheet and provides the financial headroom for the company to pursue its current work programmes.”
For further information please contact:
|Mercator Gold plc|
|Michael Silver, Chairman||Tel:||+44 (0) 20 7929 1010|
|Patrick Harford, Managing Director|
|Bankside Consultants Ltd||Tel:||+44 (0) 20 7367 8888|
|Cenkos Securities plc|
|Adrian Hargrave||Tel:||+44 (0) 20 7397 8900|
|Old Park Lane Capital PLC|
|Forbes Cutler||Tel:||+44 (0) 20 7518 2603|
|Director of Corporate Broking|
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