Meritus Announces TSX Venture Approval Of Non Brokered Private Placement
Vancouver, B.C.: Meritus Minerals Ltd. (OOTC:MERMF) (TSXV:MER) (MML)(TSX-V - MER)(the "Company") announces that the TSX-Venture Exchange has accepted for filing documentation with respect to the closing of its non-brokered private placement previously announced on October 12, 2010. The Company will issue 2,820,000 units ("Units") at a price of $0.25 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one common share and one share purchase warrant with each warrant entitling the holder to acquire one additional common share at a price of $0.35 per share for a period of one year from closing (the "Unit Warrants").
The Unit Warrants are subject to an acceleration clause whereby if, after four months and one day from closing, the Company's shares trade above $0.50 for a period of ten consecutive trading days, the Company will have the option to require the earlier exercise of these Unit Warrants within 30 days of formal notice from the Company.
There is a statutory hold period of 4 months plus 1 day, expiring February 16, 2011 on all shares and warrants issued pursuant to this private placement.
The Company will pay finder's fees of $5,000 in cash to certain finders.
Meritus Minerals Ltd (C.MER) is a mineral exploration Company committed to building shareholder value through acquisition of base and precious metal properties throughout the world. For additional information, contact Richard Schnoor at 604 618-9327.
For the purpose of this release the qualified person is Terence E. Bates, MSc (Geol) the Company's CEO and President. All technical information in this release has been reviewed or compiled by Mr. Bates. Mr. Bates is a fellow of the Australian institutive of Mining and Metallurgy and a qualified person as defined by NI 43-101.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Meritus Minerals Ltd.
Terence E. Bates - CEO and President
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This news release includes certain "forward-looking statements" under applicable Canadian securities legislation. Such forward-looking statements or information, including but not limited to those with respect to the prices of copper, estimated future production, estimated costs of future production, permitting time lines, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements or information. Such factors include, among others, the actual prices of copper, the factual results of current exploration, development and mining activities, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be evaluated, as well as those factors disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the securities regulators in the Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador