ROUYN-NORANDA, QUEBEC, CANADA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2012) - GLOBEX MINING ENTERPRISES INC. (TSX:GMX)(FRANKFURT:G1M)(OTCQX:GLBXF) is pleased to announce that it is organizing a private placement of up to 2,307,692 "flow-through" shares at a price of $1.30 per share, for maximum gross proceeds to Globex of $3 million, and up to 139,535 common shares at a price of $1.075 per share, for maximum gross proceeds to Globex of $150,000.
Globex will use the proceeds from the issuance of the "flow-through" shares for exploration on its properties located in Quebec and Ontario, and will use the net proceeds from the issuance of the common shares for land acquisition and working capital purposes.
Purchasers of the "flow-through" shares will be entitled to claim a 100% deduction of the amount of their subscription, for Canadian federal and Quebec provincial tax purposes, for the 2012 taxation year. Individual purchasers of "flow-through" shares resident in Quebec will be entitled to two additional deductions of 25% each, while individual purchasers of "flow-through" shares resident in Ontario will be entitled to an additional deduction of 5%.
Industrial Alliance Securities Inc. will act as lead agent for the private placement.
The private placement will be effected pursuant to prospectus exemptions under applicable Canadian securities legislation and is expected to close during the week of June 4, 2012.
The private placement is subject to regulatory approval, including that of the Toronto Stock Exchange. The shares issued in the private placement will be subject to a four-month "hold period" under applicable Canadian securities legislation.
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