Jun. 2, 2010 (TheNewswire.ca) --
Vancouver, BC - Medallion Resources Ltd (TSXV:MDL) ("Medallion" or the "Company" - TSX.V: MDL) announces that, subject to TSX Venture Exchange ("Exchange") approval, it has arranged a non-brokered private placement of up to 2 million units (each a "Unit") at $0.125 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $250,000 (the "Offering"). Each Unit consists of one common share and one transferable common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant shall be exercisable to acquire one common share at an exercise price of $0.25 for a period of 36 months from closing of the Offering ("Closing Date"). Medallion has agreed to pay cash finders' fee of 9% of the gross proceeds raised from purchasers introduced to the Company by finders and grant finders' warrants, to eligible finders equal to 9% of the Units sold to such purchasers. Each finders' warrant shall be exercisable to acquire one common share at an exercise price of $0.125 per share for a period of 24 months from the Closing Date.
Medallion also announces that it has arranged, subject to Exchange approval, a non-brokered private placement of up to 2.67 million flow-through shares (each a "Share") at $0.15 per share for gross proceeds of up to $400,000 (the "Flow-Through Offering"). Medallion has agreed to pay a cash finders' fee of 9% of the gross proceeds raised from, and grant finders' warrants equal to 9% of the number of Shares sold to purchasers introduced to the Company by the finders. Each finders' warrant shall be exercisable to acquire one non-flow-through common share at an exercise price of $0.15 per share for a period of 24 months from the Closing Date.
All securities issued to purchasers and finders under the Offering and Flow-Through Offering will be subject to a four-month hold period from the Closing Date, pursuant to securities legislation and the policies of the Exchange.
The proceeds of the Offering and Flow-Through Offering will be used for the exploration of the Company's the projects, the Eden REE Project and the Red Wine HREE Project, and for working capital.
Medallion Resources Ltd (TSX-V: MDL) explores for rare-earth elements, which are key components required by many new energy-saving technologies including wind turbines, electric and hybrid vehicles, supermagnets and virtually all modern electronics. Medallion is well positioned to take part in potential breakthroughs in the exploration for these rare metals.
Medallion has concluded an agreement with Rare Element Resources (TSXV:RES) to option a 65% interest in a joint venture to explore the Eden Lake REE property in Western Manitoba. The Eden Lake property is a recent discovery and one of North America's most promising REE prospects. Distribution studies indicate that the property has a potential for high neodymium and significant heavy REE by-products. The agreement with Rare Element Resources and the related filing of an NI43-101-compliant Technical Report on the Eden property remain subject to final regulatory approval.
Medallion also has an agreement to option four western Labrador mineral licences that cover 3325 hectares of the Red Wine peralkaline intrusion. The peralkaline rocks of the Red Wine intrusion are noted for REE occurrences and high concentrations of the mineral eudialyte which often contains the heavy REE's. The agreement to option the Red Wine licences remains subject to final regulatory approval.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
"William H Bird", PhD, PGeo
President & CEO
For information: check Medallion's web site www.medallionresources.com or contact
William H Bird (888) 827-6611 firstname.lastname@example.org
Erica C Bearss (604) 681-9558 email@example.com
Company Management, takes full responsibility for content, prepared this news release. The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Some of the statements contained in this release are forward-looking statements, such as estimates and statements that describe the Company's future exploration and financing plans, objectives or goals, including words to the effect that the Company or management expects a stated condition or result to occur. Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature, they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results in each case could differ materially from those currently anticipated in these statements. Such risks include expectations that may be raised by discussing potential acquisitions. Also, in order to proceed with the Company's exploration plans, additional funding is necessary and, depending on market conditions, this funding may not be forthcoming on a schedule or on terms that facilitate the Company's plans.
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