ECR MINERALS plc
(“ECR Minerals”, “ECR” or the “Company”)
US OTC: MTGDY
London: 14 June 2012 - ECR Minerals plc announces that it has issued and allotted a total of 43,057,180 ordinary shares of 0.1p (“Ordinary Shares”), of which:
- 31,363,636 Ordinary Shares have been issued and allotted at 1.1p per share in respect of the redemption of convertible loan notes of total principal amount GBP345,000 (the “Conversion”);
- 11,693,544 Ordinary Shares have been issued and allotted at 0.470345p per share in connection with an advance of GBP55,000 (the “Advance”) under the Company's Standby Equity Distribution Agreement (SEDA) with YA Global Master SPV Ltd.
The proceeds of the Advance will be used to provide working capital for the Company's activities in Argentina and for general corporate purposes.
The effect of the Conversion is that the loan notes in question are no longer repayable in cash on 17 October 2013 and no longer bear interest.
Pursuant to this announcement application has been made for a total of 43,057,180 Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM. Dealings are expected to commence on 21 June 2012. Following admission the Company will have a total of 770,466,780 Ordinary Shares in issue. The new Ordinary Shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the Ordinary Shares of the Company currently traded on AIM.
For further information please contact:
|ECR Minerals plc|
|Patrick Harford, Managing Director||Tel:||+44 (0)20 7929 1010|
|Stephen Clayson, Director & Chief Financial Officer|
|Daniel Stewart & Company plc|
|Paul Shackleton/Tessa Smith/David Hart||Tel:||+44 (0)20 7776 6550|