European Uranium Resources Increases Size of Financing
November 7, 2013 (Source: Businesswire) — European Uranium Resources, Ltd. (EUU: TSX-V; EUUNF: OTCQX; TGPN: Frankfurt) provides an update on the previously announced financing through Global Resources Investments Ltd (“GRIL”).
Further to the Company’s news release of October 11, 2013, the Company announces it has re-negotiated its private placement with GRIL. The Company will now be seeking to raise $1,250,000 through the sale of 12,500,000 common shares at $0.10 per share. GRIL will own approximately 19.3% of EUU after this transaction, on a non-diluted basis. These EUU shares will be subject to a 4-month hold period.
GRIL has been established to exploit investment opportunities in the junior mining and natural resources sectors worldwide, with an investment objective to generate medium and long-term capital growth. GRIL will re-register as a public company and be constituted as an investment trust with the name Global Resources Investment Trust Plc (“GRIT”) and seek admission of its ordinary shares on the main market for listed securities on the London Stock Exchange.
In consideration for acquiring the Company’s shares, GRIT will issue and deliver to the Company, 751,744 ordinary shares of GRIT at £1.00 per share (the “GRIT Shares”). The Company will then sell the GRIT Shares from time to time in accordance with applicable securities laws in order to generate cash, through the facilities of the London Stock Exchange. These private placement proceeds will be used to advance the Company’s Kuriskova uranium project in Slovakia, for working capital and general corporate purposes.
Closing of the transaction is subject to a number of conditions precedent, including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, and GRIT successfully listing on the London Stock Exchange.
A commission is payable in GRIT shares in respect of this transaction.
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AREVA has waived its right to elect to purchase additional shares of EUU on the same terms as this financing.
About European Uranium Resources Ltd.
European Uranium Resources Ltd. is a dedicated European uranium exploration and development company that has built a portfolio of outstanding projects in Slovakia. European Uranium is well placed to become the key uranium exploration and development company in Europe. Europe is the world’s largest per capita consumer of uranium with 160 reactors and more under construction or planned, but with only one currently operating uranium mine. The Company’s Kuriskova Project in Slovakia could be one of the world’s lowest cost uranium producers. European Uranium has a strong base of supportive shareholders including AREVA, ranked first in the global nuclear power industry and a key player in uranium mining and nuclear operations on a world-wide basis.
EUROPEAN URANIUM RESOURCES LTD.
Dorian L. (Dusty) Nicol, President and CEO
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This news release contains forward-looking statements that are based on the Corporation’s current expectations and estimates. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as “plan”, “expect”, “project”, “intend”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “suggest”, “indicate” and other similar words or statements that certain events or conditions “may” or “will” occur. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from estimated or anticipated events or results implied or expressed in such forward-looking statements. Such factors include, among others: the actual results of current exploration activities; conclusions of economic evaluations; changes in project parameters as plans to continue to be refined; possible variations in ore grade or recovery rates; accidents, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry; delays in obtaining governmental approvals or financing; and fluctuations in metal prices. There may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it is made and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws, the Corporation disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and accordingly undue reliance should not be put on such statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein.
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