Wescan Completes Private Placements
For Gross Proceeds Of $1,400,000
December 16, 2004
George Sanders, President of Wescan Goldfields Inc. (“Wescan”), reports that Wescan
has completed, subject to final regulatory approval, a private placement of 2,394,000
Units of Wescan at a price of $0.25 per Unit and 2,680,393 Flow-Through Shares of
Wescan at a price of $0.30 per share. Gross proceeds of $598,500 were received from the
Unit offering and $805,920 from the Flow-Through offering all from subscribers resident
in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. Each Unit consists of
one common share and one half of one common share purchase warrant. Each whole
warrant is exercisable into one common share for a period of 12 months from the closing
date upon payment by the holder of $0.30 per share.
Wescan will pay $60,546 in finders’ fees, equal to 5 per cent of the gross proceeds raised
by a finder under the offerings and will issue 242,183 compensation warrants equal to 5
percent of the gross proceeds sold by such finder pursuant to the offering. Each
compensation warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one common share at an exercise
price of $0.30 per share for a period of 12 months following the closing date. All
securities will be subject to a four month hold period in accordance with applicable
Wescan will use the proceeds from the private placements for exploration of its La
Ronge, Saskatchewan area gold properties and for working capital.
Wescan is a Canadian-based corporation engaged in the acquisition, exploration and
development of mineral properties.
For further information please contact:
Kenneth E. MacNeill, Chairman and C.E.O. or George Sanders, President at (306) 664-2202.
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