TORONTO, ONTARIO (July 28, 2011) -- Romios Gold Resources Inc. (TSX-V: RG) ("Romios" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the closing of a non-brokered private placement of $3,250,000 with the MineralFields Group.
Romios placed 4,999,997 flow-through units of the Company at a price of $0.60 per unit, for gross proceeds of $3,000,000. Each unit (a "FT Unit") consisted of one flow-through common share of the Company and one-half (1/2) non flow-through share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each full Warrant entitles the holder to acquire an additional common share at $1.00 per share until the earlier of: (i) the date which is twelve (12) months following the Closing Date; and (ii) in the event that that the closing price of the common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange is at least $1.25 for ten (10) consecutive trading days, and the 10th trading day (the "Final Trading Day") is at least four (4) months from the Closing Date, the date which is thirty (30) days from the Final Trading day (the "Trigger Date").
Romios also placed 480,769 working capital units of the Company at a price of $0.52 per unit, for gross proceeds of $250,000. Each working capital unit (a "WC Unit") consisted of one common share of the Company and one (1) share purchase warrant (a "WC Warrant"). Each WC Warrant entitles the holder to acquire an additional common share at $1.00 per share until the earlier of: (i) the date which is twelve (12) months following the Closing Date; and (ii) the Trigger Date.
Limited Market Dealer Inc. received a finder's fee of $162,500, a due diligence fee of $65,000 plus H.S.T. and 548,075 Broker Options exercisable into a common share @ $1.00 for a period of twelve (12) months after the Closing Date.
Securities issued pursuant to the above referenced private placements are legended and restricted from trading until November 29, 2011.
The Company plans to leave the WC Units offering open and may place up to a further 3,819,231 WC Units for up to a further $1,986,000.
The funds will be used for exploration on the Company's properties and for working capital.
"We are very pleased to be renewing our relationship with MineralFields Group" said Tom Drivas, President and Chief Executive Officer. "This is an important milestone in the growth of the Company and we look forward to working with MineralFields Group as we develop our projects."
About MineralFields Group
MineralFields Group (a division of Pathway Asset Management), based in Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary, is a mining fund with significant assets under administration that offers its tax-advantaged super flow-through limited partnerships to investors throughout Canada as well as hard-dollar resource limited partnerships to investors throughout the world. The sector focus is on gold and precious metals, base metals, rare earths and lithium, potash, uranium, oil, coal and gas. Pathway Asset Management also specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of structured products and mutual funds (including the Pathway Multi Series Funds Inc. corporate-class mutual fund series). Information about MineralFields Group is available at www.mineralfields.com. First Canadian Securities (r) (a division of Limited Market Dealer Inc.) is active in leading resource financings (both flow-through and hard dollar PIPE financings) on competitive, effective and service-friendly terms, and offers investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, and mining industry consulting, services to resource companies. MineralFields and Pathway have financed several hundred mining and oil and gas exploration companies to date through First Canadian Securities (r), and have raised over $1 billion in their 10 year history.
About Romios Gold Resources Inc.
Romios Gold Resources Inc., a progressive Canadian mineral exploration company established in 1995, is headquartered in Toronto and is actively engaged in precious and base metal exploration across North America with a primary focus on gold, silver and copper. Romios has significant property interests in British Columbia, Ontario, Quebec and Nevada. The Company is undertaking extensive exploration work on its Galore Creek area properties in British Columbia, which are centrally located between Galore Creek Mining Corporation's large copper-gold-silver deposit and Barrick's high grade gold mine at Eskay Creek.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
For further information, please contact:
Tom Drivas, President and Director: (tel) 416-221-4124, (fax) 416-218-9772 or (email) firstname.lastname@example.org
Mel de Quadros, Ph.D., P.Eng. Director (tel) 416-668-6145 or (email) email@example.com
Michael D'Amico, CFO, Investor Relations: (tel) 647-500-6023 or (email) Michael@baystreetconnect.com
Exchange Listings and Symbols: TSX-V:RG, NASDAQ OTC:RMIOF, Frankfurt:D4R.
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