MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 4, 2013) - J.A.G. Mines Ltd (News - Market indicators) wishes to announce that its majority-owned subsidiary Olitra Inc. (OLITRA) is currently completing a private placement in the amount of up to three hundred and fifty thousand dollars ($350,000). This placement is being offered in units of $5,000 to arm's length accredited investors.
OLITRA plans to issue a total of up to three million five hundred thousand (3,500,000) shares at a price of $ 0.10 per share. As a result of this financing, JAG's equity position in OLITRA will be reduced by a maximum of 4.5% - from 67% to 62.5%. Olitra will use these proceeds to support its working capital requirements, including property renewal payments and legal and administration expenses related to Olitra's planned Listing.
Pursuant to the closing of its private placement, OLITRA plans to list with the TSX Ventures exchange. OLITRA anticipates that the Listing will be realized via a Qualifying Transaction (QT) with a Canadian Pool Corporation (CPC) or a reverse takeover (RTO) via a TSX-V listed firm. The shares issued in this private placement will not be consolidated during the Listing process.