AFRICAN QUEEN CLOSES $450,000 PRIVATE PLACEMENT
Vancouver, British Columbia — AFRICAN QUEEN MINES LTD. (the “Company”)is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced non-brokered private placement which has raised gross proceeds of CAD $450,000. Under the terms of the private placement, the Company has issued 12,857,142 common shares (the “Shares”) at CAD $0.035 per Share.
The Company paid cash finders’ fees of CAD $19,037 representing 4.23% of the aggregate proceeds of the offering. The Shares are subject to a 4-month hold period in Canada expiring October 28, 2016.
Proceeds from the private placement will be primarily utilized to maintain and preserve the Company's existing operations, activities and assets, and to proceed with the 2016 exploration program, which includes diamond drilling, on the Company's recently acquired Yellowjacket Gold Project in Atlin, British Columbia.
About African Queen
The Company is an exploratory resource company engaged in exploration and development of mineral properties in Canada and Africa. It is presently focusing on development of its Yellowjacket Gold Project in Atlin, British Columbia, which covers an aggregate of approximately 228.04 sq. km. The Company has its executive offices in Vancouver, Canada. The Company was incorporated under the laws of the Province of British Columbia, Canada on April 30, 2008, and received certain southern African assets in a spin off transaction related to the acquisition of Pan African Mining Corp. by Asia Thai Mining Co., Ltd.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF
AFRICAN QUEEN MINES, LTD.
Chairman & CEO
For more information, contact:
President and CEO
Phone: (604) 899-0100
Fax: (604) 899-0200
Dubai - +971 55 997 0427
London - +44 (0) 7780 602 788
Germany - +49 (0) 21141 740411
U.K. - +44 (0) 870 490 5443
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