May 18, 2016 Stonegate Agricom Announces $1.47 Million Private Placement Financing
Stonegate Agricom Ltd. ("Stonegate" or the "Company") (TSX: ST) today announced it has agreed to a non-brokered private placement of 84,000,000 common shares at an issue price of $0.0175 per common share to Zaff LP for gross proceeds of $1,470,000 (the "Offering"). The Company plans to use the funds for general corporate purposes.
Following closing of the Offering, Zaff will hold approximately 19.8% of the outstanding common shares of the Company.
Closing of the Offering is subject to receipt of all necessary corporate and regulatory approvals, including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange. All securities issued in connection with the Offering will be subject to a statutory hold period of four months plus a day from the date of issuance in accordance with applicable securities legislation.
About Stonegate Agricom Ltd.
Stonegate Agricom, which is engaged in acquiring and developing agricultural nutrient projects, is currently focused on the development of the Paris Hills Phosphate Project located in Idaho. The Company believes that the deposit has sufficient size and grade to become a strategic, cost-effective source of phosphate supply for major fertilizer producers. More information is available at www.stonegateagricom.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" and "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable law, including the forward looking information relating to the closing of this financing. Generally, forward-looking statements and forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". All forward-looking statements and forward-looking information are based on reasonable assumptions that have been made by the Company as at the date of such information. Forward-looking statements and forward-looking information are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements and forward-looking information, including but not limited to: uncertainty as to the closing of this financing, uncertainty of additional capital and the Company's ability to continue as a going concern, risks associated with having a controlling shareholder, the potential for the conversion of the Company's convertible debt to materially affect control of the Company, the conversion price of the Company's convertible debt and the impact of currency exchange rates thereon, dilution to the common shares, currency fluctuations, as well as those factors discussed in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in the Company's most recently filed annual information form available at www.sedar.com. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements and forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements or information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements or forward-looking information. The forward-looking statements and forward-looking information contained in this news release are included for the purpose of providing investors with information to assist them in understanding the Company's expected financial and operational performance and may not be appropriate for other purposes. Stonegate does not undertake to update any forward-looking statement or forward-looking information that is included herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
For more information:
Ian J. McDonald
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Stonegate Agricom Ltd.
Tel: 416-864-0303 or