MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb 26, 2013) - Amex Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AMX) ("Amex" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has closed a non-brokered private placement of an aggregate amount of $355,000.00, through the sale of "A" & "B" units priced at 1000$ each.
The securities issued pursuant to the sale of 105 "A" units are: 630,000 flow-through common shares, priced at $0.15 each, 105 000 common shares (the "Shares") priced at $0.10 each and 315,000 Share purchase warrants ("Warrant A"). Each Warrant A entitles the holder to purchase one additional Share, at a price of $0.25 each, for a period of 18 months following the closing date.
The securities issued pursuant to the sale of the 250 "B" units are: 2,500,000 Shares priced at $0.10 each and 2,500,000 Share purchase warrants ("Warrant B"). Each Warrant B entitles the holder to acquire one additional common Share at $0.15 per share, for a period of 18 months following the closing date.
In connection with the Private Placement, Amex paid a Finder''s fee in the amount of $9,500.00 and issued 53,200 finder''s warrants. Each finder''s warrant entitles the holder to purchase one Share, at a price of $0.15, for a period of 24 months following the closing date.
Some insiders have participated in the private placement, for an aggregate amount of $95,000.00. In accordance with Regulation 61-101 respecting protection of minority security holders in special transactions, ("Regulation 61-101"), such a purchase constitutes a "related party transaction". However, the transaction is exempt from the valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements pursuant to the exemptions set out in subsection 5.5 (a) and 5.7(1)(a) of Regulation 61-101, as the aggregate consideration does not exceed 25% of Amex''s market capitalization. A material change report has not been filed 21 days prior to the closing of the Private Placement as the participation had not been established at that time.
The net proceeds from the sale of the Flow-Through Shares will be used by the Corporation to finance the Corporation''s exploration program on its properties located in the Province of Quebec, and the net proceeds from the sale of the Shares will be used by the Corporation for general working capital purposes.
All securities issued pursuant to the Private Placement are subject to a 4-month and one day hold period. The Private Placement is subject to the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, including the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Amex Exploration Inc. is a junior mining exploration company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange whose primary objective is to develop and bring into production viable gold and base metal deposits.