July 12, 2005: Vancouver, BC -- El Nino Ventures Inc. (the "Company") wishes to advise that it will not be proceeding with the private placement previously announced May 4, 2005.
The Company wishes to further announce a non-brokered private placement of up to 166,667 flow-through units at a purchase price of $0.30 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $50,000. Each unit will consist of one flow-through common share in the capital of the Company and one half of one non-transferable non-flow-through share purchase warrant (the "Warrant"), each whole Warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one additional common share (the "Warrant Shares") of the Company for a period of twelve (12) months at a purchase price of $0.35 per Warrant Share.
The proceeds of the private placement will be used for exploration on the Company's projects.
A finder's fee of 7% may be paid in cash or shares. It is anticipated that certain insiders of the Company will participate in the private placement. The foregoing is subject to regulatory approval.
About El Nino Ventures Inc.
El Nino is an exploration stage company whose ongoing two-part exploration strategy is first, the acquisition of molybdenum and uranium projects, and second, the acquisition of more advanced-stage mineral projects which have the potential of to generate early positive cash flow.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Harry Barr, President
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responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release
This news release contains certain "Forward-Looking Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with the British Columbia Securities Commission and the United States Securities & Exchange Commission.