Canarc Closes $0.69 M Private Placement Financing and Extends Warrants
Vancouver, Canada – September 22, 2015 – Canarc Resource Corp. (TSX: CCM, OTC-BB: CRCUF, Frankfurt: CAN) is pleased to announce that it has closed the first tranche of its previously announced private placement equity financing.
The first tranche of the private placement consisted of 11,498,886 units priced at CAD$0.06 each for total proceeds of CAD$689,933. Each unit is comprised of one common share and one-half share purchase warrant. Each warrant entitles the holder to purchase one additional share at Cdn$0.08 for a three year period. A total of CAD$32,674 and 594,844 broker warrants as finders’ fees will be paid to arms-length parties for placing a portion of the financing. The shares and units are subject to a four-month plus one day hold period from the closing date of the private placement. The net proceeds of the unit private placement will be used for working capital purposes.
With the close of this equity financing, the Company is now working to complete the definitive agreement (“Agreement”) with Marlin Gold Mining Ltd. (“Marlin”) (TSX.V: MLN) whereby Canarc will acquire 100% of the shares in Marlin’s wholly owned subsidiary company, Oro Silver Resources Ltd., which owns the fully permitted El Compas Gold-Silver Mine Project in Zacatecas, Mexico.
The final tranche of previously announced private placement in the amount of CAD$100,000 will be subscribed by Marlin in conjunction with the signing of the Agreement expected to complete on or about September 30, 2015.
The Company also wishes to announce that, it will, effective Tuesday, October 6, 2015, extend the expiry period of a total of 18,580,248 warrants by a period of eighteen (18) months. The warrants were issued pursuant to two private placements as announced by news releases on January 31, March 18, and April 3, 2014. The Company will not be extending the expiry date of 951,250 warrants issued under those private placements that are held by insiders. The Company will not be repricing any of the warrants. Upon completion, the material terms of the extended warrants will be as follows:
|Number of Warrants||Exercise Price||Original Grant Date||Original Expiry Date||New Expiry Date|
|8,450,000||$0.10||January 31, 2014||January 31, 2016||July 31, 2017|
|5,915,773||$0.15||March 18, 2014||March 18, 2017||September 18, 2018|
|4,214,475||$0.15||April 3, 2014||April 3, 2017||October 3, 2018|
Catalin Chiloflischi, CEO
CANARC RESOURCE CORP.
About Canarc Resource Corp. Canarc is a growth-oriented, gold exploration and mining company listed on the TSX (CCM) and the OTC-BB (CRCUF). The Company is currently focused on exploring its gold properties in north and central BC. Canarc is also seeking a partner to advance its 1.1 million oz, high grade, underground, New Polaris gold mine project in British Columbia to the feasibility stage. Canarc is also seeking to acquire an operating or pre-production gold mine in the Americas.
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