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CALGARY, April 27, 2016 /CNW/ - Ikkuma Resources Corp. ("Ikkuma" or the "Company") (TSXV: IKM) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a bought deal financing agreement, on a private placement basis, with a syndicate of underwriters led by Desjardins Capital Markets (the “Underwriters”), pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase 9,860,000 flow-through common shares of the Company (the “Flow-through Shares”) for re-sale at a price of $0.71 per Flow-through Share for gross proceeds of approximately $7 million (the “Offering”). The Underwriters were also granted an option, exercisable up to two business days prior to closing of the Offering, at the sole discretion of the Underwriters, to purchase up to an additional 1,479,000 Flow-through Shares at a price of $0.71 per Flow-through Share, for additional gross proceeds of approximately $1 million.
The Offering will consist of common shares issued on a "flow-through" basis in respect of Canadian exploration expenses under the Income Tax Act (Canada). The gross proceeds from the Offering will be used by Ikkuma to incur eligible Canadian exploration expenses ("Qualifying Expenditures") prior to December 31, 2017. Ikkuma will renounce the Qualifying Expenditures to subscribers of the Flow-Through Shares for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.
The completion of the Offering is subject to a number of conditions, including, without limitation, receipt of all regulatory approvals, including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about May 12, 2016. The Flow-through Shares issued pursuant to the offering will be subject to a statutory hold period of four months plus one day from the closing of the Offering, in accordance with applicable securities legislation.
Ikkuma Resources Corp. is a diversified junior public oil and gas company listed on the TSXV under the symbol "IKM", with holdings in both conventional and unconventional projects in Western Canada. The technical team has worked together for over a decade in the Foothills Region of Western Canada, through two successful, publicly traded companies. The unique skills and repeat success at exploiting a complex, potentially prolific play type are fundamental ingredients for a successful growth-oriented company in Western Canada. Corporate information can be found at: www.ikkumarescorp.com.
Forward-Looking Statements and Information and Cautionary Statements
This press release contains forward looking statements and forward looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. The use of any of the words "expect", "anticipate", "continue", "estimate", "objective", "ongoing", "may", "will", "project", "should", "believe", "plans", "intends" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward looking statements or information. Forward-looking statements and information in this press release includes, but is not limited to, the closing of the Offering and the timing thereof and the use of proceeds from the Offering. Although Ikkuma believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward looking statements and information are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward looking statements and information because Ikkuma cannot give any assurance that they will prove to be correct. Since forward looking statements and information address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include but are not limited to the failure to obtain necessary regulatory or other approvals for the Offering in the timelines planned, the risks associated with the oil and gas industry in general (e.g., operational risks in development, exploration and production; delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures; the uncertainty of reserve estimates; the uncertainty of estimates and projections relating to production, costs and expenses; failure to obtain necessary regulatory approvals for planned operations; health, safety and environmental risks; uncertainties resulting from potential delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures; volatility of commodity prices, currency exchange rate fluctuations; imprecision of reserve estimates; and competition from other explorers) as well as general economic conditions, stock market volatility, and the ability to access sufficient capital. We caution that the foregoing list of risks and uncertainties is not exhaustive.
In addition, the reader is cautioned that historical results are not necessarily indicative of future performance. The forward-looking statements and information contained in this press release are made as of the date hereof and Ikkuma undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward looking statement or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.
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