ECR Minerals plc (the “Company”) is a mineral exploration and development company incorporated in England & Wales. ECR’s wholly owned Australian subsidiary Mercator Gold Australia Pty Ltd has 100% ownership of the Avoca, Bailieston, Moormbool and Timor gold exploration licences in Central Victoria, Australia.

Exploration for gold in Victoria is ECR’s current focus. A map of the Victorian licences can be viewed here. For the latest updates, please see our regulatory announcements.

ECR has earned a 25% interest in the Danglay epithermal gold project, an advanced exploration project located in a prolific gold and copper mining district in the north of the Philippines. An NI43-101 technical report was completed in respect of the Danglay project in December 2015.

ECR’s wholly owned Argentine subsidiary Ochre Mining has 100% ownership of the SLM gold project in La Rioja, Argentina. Exploration at SLM has focused on identifying small tonnage mesothermal gold deposits which may be suitable for relatively near-term production.

ECR shares are listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange with the symbol ECR.

ECR MINERALS plc
(“ECR Minerals”, “ECR” or the “Company”)

 

AIM: ECR

US OTC: MTGDY

LONDON: 17 JULY 2015 - ECR Minerals plc announces the issue and allotment of 90,183,357 new ordinary shares of 0.001 pence each in the Company (“Ordinary Shares”) at a price of 0.0709 pence per share pursuant to the conversion of US$100,000 of outstanding principal amount under the Company’s convertible loan facility (the “Facility”) with YA Global Master SPV Ltd (“YA Global”).  Accordingly, the outstanding principal amount will be reduced by US$100,000, leaving a total of US$935,712 in principal amount outstanding under the Facility. 

A further 2,399,774 new Ordinary Shares are to be issued and allotted to YA Global at a price of 0.0709 pence per share in settlement of accrued interest.

Pursuant to this announcement, application has been made for 92,583,131 new Ordinary Shares of the Company to be admitted to trading on AIM.  This is expected to occur on 23 July 2015 (“Admission”).  Following Admission, ECR’s issued ordinary share capital will consist of 3,959,612,463 Ordinary Shares.  The new Ordinary Shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the Ordinary Shares of the Company currently traded on AIM.

The total of 3,959,612,463 Ordinary Shares may therefore be used by shareholders in the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change in their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

 

ECR Minerals plc  Tel: +44 (0)20 7929 1010
William (Bill) Howell, Non-Executive Chairman    
Stephen Clayson, Director & Chief Executive Officer    
Richard (Dick) Watts, Technical Director      
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Website: www.ecrminerals.com    
     
Cairn Financial Advisers LLP  Tel:  +44 (0)20 7148 7900
Nominated Adviser    
Emma Earl/Jo Turner    
     
Daniel Stewart & Company plc  Tel:  +44 (0)20 7776 6550
Broker    
Martin Lampshire