MAG Silver Raises Funding to Accelerate Mexican Exploration
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.
Vancouver, B.C... MAG Silver Corp. ("MAG" or the "Company") has entered into an agreement dated January 24, 2007, with a syndicate of underwriters, under which the underwriters have agreed to purchase 2,200,000 units from MAG at an issue price of $7.25 per unit, representing an aggregate offering of $15,950,000. The underwriters will have an over-allotment option, exercisable at any time until 48 hours prior to closing, to acquire up to an additional 350,000 units of the offering at the issue price.
Net proceeds will fund the Company's pro-rata 44% share of future exploration expenditures on the Company's Juanicipio Joint Venture with Industrias Peñoles S.A. de C.V., will allow for accelerated exploration of the Company's other Mexican projects, and provide the Company with a strong working capital position.
Each unit will consist of one common share and one half of one common share purchase warrant. Each full warrant will be exercisable at a price of $10.00 for one additional common share of the Company until 12 months from the date this offering is closed. Closing is expected to occur on or near February 13, 2007, subject to regulatory approval and customary closing conditions. The Company will pay the underwriters a cash fee on closing equal to 6.0% of the gross proceeds from the offering. All securities issued by way of this placement will be subject to a four-month hold period in Canada.
The offering described herein has not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the securities, in any State in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
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About MAG Silver Corp
MAG Silver is focused on district scale projects located within the Mexican Silver Belt. Our mission is to become one of the premier companies in the Silver Mining Industry. MAG is based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and trades on the TSX-V under the symbol MAG.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF
MAG SILVER CORP
"Frank R. Hallam"
Chief Financial Officer
For further information on behalf of MAG Silver Corp contact Gordon Neal, VP Corp. Development
Phone: (604) 630-1399
Toll free: (866) 630-1399
Fax: (604) 484-4710
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the accuracy or adequacy of this news release, which has been prepared by management.
Note to U.S. Investors: Investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure in our Form 20F, File No. 0-50437 available at our office: Suite 328-550 Burrard Street, Vancouver BC, Canada, V6C 2B5 or from the SEC: 1(800) SEC-0330.