Fortune Minerals announces $5M private placement

Fortune Minerals



News Release

FORTUNE MINERALS ANNOUNCES $5M PRIVATE PLACEMENT

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LONDON, ONTARIO, Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX: FT) (OTCQX: FTMDF) (“Fortune” or the “Company”) (www.fortuneminerals.com) is pleased to announce that it is proposing to complete a $5,000,000 non-brokered private placement of units of securities of the Company (“Units”). Up to 29,411,766 Units will be issued at a subscription price of $0.17 per Unit. Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company and one-half warrant with each whole warrant entitling the holder to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.25 for a period of two years. The Company further announces today that it received conditional approval for the private placement from the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Proceeds of this financing will be used for general working capital purposes. The Company may pay a cash finder’s fee of up to 5% of the gross proceeds of the private placement.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities will not be and have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or applicable exemption from the registration requirements.

About Fortune Minerals

Fortune is a Canadian mining company focused on developing the vertically integrated NICO cobaltgold-bismuth-copper project in the Northwest Territories and a related refinery the Company plans to construct in Saskatchewan. Fortune also owns the Sue-Dianne copper-silver-gold deposit located 25 km north of NICO and a potential future source of incremental mill feed to potentially extend the life of the NICO mill.

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For further information please contact:
FORTUNE MINERALS LIMITED
148 Fullarton Street, Suite 1600, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5P3
Tel. 519-858-8188 ~ Fax. 519-858-8155

Fortune Minerals Limited
Troy Nazarewicz
Investor Relations Manager
info@fortuneminerals.com
Tel.: (519) 858-8188
www.fortuneminerals.com