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: 6 AUGUST 2015 - ECR Minerals plc announces the issue and allotment of 111,582,609 new ordinary shares of 0.001 pence each in the Company (“Ordinary Shares”) at a price of 0.0575 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$835,712 in principal amount outstanding under the Facility. 

A further 1,079,009 new Ordinary Shares are to be issued and allotted to YA Global at a price of 0.0575 pence per share in settlement of accrued interest.

Pursuant to this announcement, application has been made for 112,661,618 new Ordinary Shares of the Company to be admitted to trading on AIM.  This is expected to occur on 11 August 2015 (“Admission”).  The new Ordinary Shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the Ordinary Shares of the Company currently traded on AIM. 

Following Admission, and following First Admission and Second Admission (as those terms are defined in the Company’s announcement dated 3 August 2015), it is expected that ECR’s issued ordinary share capital will consist of 4,647,548,656 Ordinary Shares.  Following Admission and First Admission only, it is expected that the Company’s issued ordinary share capital will consist of 4,191,993,102 Ordinary Shares.

 

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    
     
Vicarage Capital Ltd  Tel:  +44 (0)20 3651 2910
Broker    
Rupert Williams/Jeremy Woodgate    

 

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS

This announcement may include forward looking statements.  Such statements may be subject to a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations.  There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and therefore actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.  Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward looking statements.  Any forward looking statements contained herein speak only as of the date hereof (unless stated otherwise) and, except as may be required by applicable laws or regulations (including the AIM Rules for Companies), the Company disclaims any obligation to update or modify such forward looking statements as a result of new information, future events or for any other reason.