Barkerville Gold closes $6 million flow through offering

Barkerville Gold Mines {TSX.V: BGM} confirmed it has closed their $6 million flow through share offering, and $3.5 million Flow through unit offering.

Under Canadian rules all flow through money has to be spent on exploration, so investors can expect a significant program going forward.


Barkerville Gold

Barkerville Gold Mines Closes $6Million Flow-Through Share Offering and $3.5Million Flow-Through Unit Offering.


TORONTO, ON – December 24, 2015 – Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. ({TSX.V: BGM}  is pleased to announce that further to its press release of November 30, 2015, it has completed a private placement of 18,750,000 flow through common shares at a price of $0.32 per Flow Through Share for gross proceeds of $6,000,000 (the “FT Share Offering”) with Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd.


The Company intends to complete the balance of the FT Share Offering with Osisko in January 2015, pursuant to which the Company will issue an additional 13,250,000 Flow Through Shares for aggregate proceeds of $4,240,000.


The Company also announces that further to its press release of December 2, 2015, it has completed a private placement of 11,000,000 flow through units (“Flow Through Units”) at a price of $0.32 per Flow Through Unit, for gross proceeds of $3,520,000 (the “FT UnitOffering”). Each Flow Through Unit consists of one common share (a “Common Share”) of the Company and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a “Warrant”) with each Warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase a Common Share at an exercise price of $0.40 until December 23, 2017.


Pursuant to the FT Unit Offering, the Company entered into a finder’s fee agreement with Sprott Private Wealth LP (the “Finder”), pursuant to which the Finder was paid a finder’s fee equal to 5% of the gross proceeds of the FT Unit Offering.


The gross proceeds from the FT Share Offering and the FT Unit Offering will be used for Canadian Exploration Expenses, and will qualify as “flow-through mining expenditures”, as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada), and “BC flow-through mining expenditures”, as defined in the Income Tax Act (B.C.). The securities issued pursuant to the FT Offering and the FT Unit Offering are subject to a four month hold period and are subject to final acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.


Additionally, the Company has granted an aggregate of 575,000 options to purchase Common Shares exercisable at a price of $0.2475 per share for a period of five years, to the directors on December 22, 2015. Pursuant to the terms of the Company’s remuneration policy, the directors are granted stock options annually. The Common Shares issuable upon exercise of the options are subject to a four month hold period from the original date of grant.


For further information on Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd:


Tom Obradovich
President & Chief Executive Officer
+1 416 361 2511


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