TAWANA RESOURCES NL - Successful Capital Raising Completed for Mofe Creek Project and trading halt liftedRelease Date: 08/04/2014 08:00:00 Code(s): TAW PDF(s):
Successful Capital Raising Completed for Mofe Creek Project and trading halt lifted
Tawana Resources NL
(Incorporated in Australia)
(Registration number ACN 085 166 721)
Share code on the JSE Limited: TAW
Share code on the Australian Stock Exchange Limited: TAW
(“Tawana” or “the Company”)
Successful Capital Raising Completed for Mofe
Creek Project and trading halt lifted
- Placement of 200 million shares to new and existing investors, investment
funds and sophisticated investors to raise $5 million
- Funding to be utilised for the advancement of the design, engineering,
environmental and logistics studies to support an early start-up Option and the
longer-term development operational scenarios
- Funds to be utilised to fast-track the Mineral Development Agreement
Tawana Resources NL (ASX: TAW) (the Company) is pleased to announce that it
has successfully agreed the terms for a placement to institutions, funds and
professional investors to raise approximately $5 million.
A total of 200 million shares will be placed to investors at an issue price of $0.025
per share to raise a total of approximately $5 million (Placement). The Company
expects to issue the shares on or about 11 April 2014 using the Company’s available
capacity under ASX Listing Rules 7.1 & 7.1A.
The Company is also pleased to advise it will undertake a Share Purchase Plan
(SPP) with existing shareholders. The SPP will seek to raise a maximum of $2
million. Full details will be made available in a separate release to follow.
Funds raised will be used primarily to advance the Pre-Feasibility Study and
associated engineering/design and resource upgrades for the Company’s Mofe
Creek Iron Ore project in Liberia, including both an early start-up operational option,
and a larger long-term production project.
Canaccord Genuity (Australia) Limited acted as Lead Manager to the Placement.
Mr Richards said, “The raising was well supported by both new investors and long-
term advocates of the Company and the Mofe Creek Project. The quality of the
register has greatly improved subsequent to this raising, and the Project is now well
funded to advance its activities and potentially create value uplift for its
Executive Chairman, Mr Wayne Richards, will also seek shareholder approval to
participate in the capital raising to purchase 2 million shares on the same terms as
the Placement, to raise a further $50,000.
The trading halt has accordingly been lifted.
For further information please contact:
Phone: +61 8 9287 4344
Detailed information on all aspects of Tawana’s projects can be found on the
Company’s website www.tawana.com.au
Competent Persons Statement
The information in this report that relates to Exploration Results, Mineral Resources or Ore Reserves is based on information
compiled by Len Kolff and Iain Macfarlane, who are members of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists. Len Kolff is a full-time
employee of the Company and has sufficient experience which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of deposit
under consideration and to the activity which he is undertaking to qualify as a Competent Person as defined in the 2012 Edition
of the ‘Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves’. Iain Macfarlane is a full-
time employee of Coffey Mining Ltd and has sufficient experience which is relevant to the style of mineralisation and type of
deposit under consideration and to the activity which he is undertaking to qualify as a Competent Person as defined in the 2012
Edition of the ‘Australasian Code for Reporting of Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves’ Len Kolff and Iain
Macfarlane consent to the inclusion in the report of the matters based on his information in the form and context in which it
Refer ASX Release Monday 31 March 2014 for full details.
08 April 2014
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