Road Town, Tortola, British Virgin Islands (February 10th, 2006) – BrazMin Corp. (TSX: BZM) is pleased to announce that the bought deal private placement (previously announced on January 23, 2006) closed today. Canaccord Capital Corporation (as Lead Underwriter), Haywood Securities Inc. and Westwind Partners Inc. exercised their option to purchase an additional 2,500,000 units, resulting in BrazMin issuing 5,000,000 units at C$2.00 per unit, generating gross proceeds of C$10,000,000.
Each Unit consists of one common share of BrazMin and one-half of one common share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one common share of BrazMin at a price of $2.75 per share until February 10, 2008, provided that in the event that the closing price of the common shares of BrazMin on the Toronto Stock Exchange exceeds $3.50 for any period of 10 consecutive trading days after the date hereof, BrazMin may accelerate the expiry date of the warrants by giving notice to the holders thereof and in such case the Warrants will expire on the 30th calendar day after the date of such notice.
The net proceeds from the private placement will be used to advance exploration and development of its exploration projects, including the Sao Jorge Gold Project, and for general corporate purposes.
These securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the securities laws of any state and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to US persons (as defined in Regulation S of the US Securities Act) unless an exemption from registration is available.
BrazMin is engaged in the search for, acquisition, exploration and development of high quality gold projects primarily in Brazil.
After the closing of this bought deal, BrazMin has 25,817,074 shares outstanding (35,113,745 shares fully diluted) and cash of approximately CDN $14.5 million.
For further information, please contact Alan Friedman T: 416‑361‑9636
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