First Tranche Closing Non-brokered Private Placement
ELN News July 27, 2009
August 25, 2009 Vancouver, BC -- El Niņo Ventures Inc. ("ELN" and "the Company") (TSX.V: ELN; Frankfurt: E7Q) is pleased to announce that further to its news release of July 27, 2009 the Company has closed the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement and has issued a total of 5,660,000 units at a purchase price of $0.08 per unit for gross proceeds of $452,800.
Each unit consisted of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. Each warrant entitles the holder to purchase an additional common share at a price of $0.15 per share for 18 months, subject to accelerated expiry, such expiry being accelerated to 30 days in the event the Company's shares have closed at or above a price of $0.25 per share for ten consecutive trading days.
In connection with this closing of the first tranche of this financing, the Company has paid a finder's fee consisting of an aggregate of $13,184 in cash and has issued 206,000 finder warrants. Each finder warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share at a purchase price of $0.15 per share for 18 months, subject to accelerated expiry, such expiry being accelerated to 30 days in the event the Company's shares have closed at or above a price of $0.25 per share for ten consecutive trading days.
In compliance with Canadian securities laws, all of the securities issued in connection with this closing are subject to a hold period expiring on December 21, 2009.
About El Nino Ventures Inc.
El Niņo Ventures is a junior exploration company, focused on exploring for Copper/Cobalt in the Democratic Republic of Congo ("DRC"). El Niņo has an option to acquire a 70% interest in over 350 square kilometers in the world renowned copper belt in the DRC. In addition to our Copper and Cobalt projects in the DRC, the Company holds a 50 percent interest on an extensive land package in the Bathurst Mining Camp with Xstrata Zinc Canada.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors,,
"Jean Luc Roy" Jean Luc Roy, President & CEO
Telephone: +1.604.683.4886 Email:
604.683.4887, or visit www.elninoventures.com
1440 - 1166 Alberni Street, Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6E 3Z3
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