Apr. 16, 2010 (TheNewswire.ca) --
Amerix Precious Metals Corporation (TSX Venture: APM, Frankfurt: NJG) announces that it has completed the third and final tranche of a non-brokered private placement financing (the "Offering") for gross proceeds of $48,000. As previously announced on March 23, 2010, the first tranche of the Offering raised gross proceeds of $475,200 and on April 12, 2010, the second tranche raised gross proceeds of $52,800. Total gross proceeds from the Offering are $576,000.
In total, for all three tranches, the Offering consisted of 9,600,000 Units at a price of $0.06 per Unit, with each Unit consisting of one Amerix common share and one-half common share purchase warrant, with each whole common share purchase warrant (the "Warrant") entitling the holder to purchase one Amerix common share at a price of $0.10. The Warrants will expire twenty-four months from the date of issue unless the closing price of the common shares has been $0.25 or higher for ten consecutive trading days anytime after the date of issue, in which case the Warrants will expire thirty (30) days after notice announcing an earlier expiry date. The Offering also included a provision for a finders' fee payable at a rate of up to 8% of gross proceeds from Unit sales and Unit-purchase options ("broker warrants") at a rate of up to 10% of the number of Units sold. The broker warrants will expire twenty-four months from the date of issue and are subject to the same acceleration rights as the Warrants. The Company paid finders' fees of $42,240 cash and 880,000 broker warrants. Insiders, as defined by the TSX Venture Exchange, participated in 13.5% of the Offering.
The securities issued in connection with the Offering are subject to a four month hold period from the date of issue. Net proceeds from the Offering will be used to continue to fund the Company's exploration projects in Brazil and for general working capital purposes. The Offering is subject to final regulatory approval.
Amerix now has 119,396,302 common shares issued and outstanding as at April 16, 2010.
About Amerix Precious Metals Corporation (TSXV:APM)
Amerix Precious Metals Corporation is an Ontario company exploring for precious metals in Brazil. Amerix's objective is to create value for shareholders through expansion of bedrock gold resources, and development of placer and tailings gold resources. Brazil has enormous gold potential and is a proven mining-friendly country. The Corporation's shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "APM" and at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol "NJG."
Disclosure Regarding Forward-Looking Statements: This press release contains certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Corporation's expectations are disclosed in the Corporation's documents filed from time to time with the TSX Venture Exchange and, among others, the Ontario Securities Commission as well as under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Management Discussion and Analysis.
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Amerix Precious Metals Corporation
CEO and President
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