Spokane, WA – June 9, 2014 - Goldrich Mining Company (OTCBB: GRMC) (“Goldrich” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the closing of the first tranche of a private placement of its common stock and warrants to purchase shares of its common stock. The private placement resulted in gross proceeds to the Company of approximately $781,000. The aggregate proceeds of the private placement will be used primarily for ongoing development of Goldrich's Chandalar property in Alaska and general operating expenses.
Pursuant to the private placement, the Company sold 14,208,637 units at a price of $0.055 per unit. Each unit consists of one share of the Company's common stock, and one half of a Series N warrant. Each full Series N warrant is exercisable to purchase one additional share of common stock of the Company at $0.11, for a period of five years following the date of issuance.
Of the total issuance, officers and directors of the Company purchased 487,272 units, contributing $26,800 of the total proceeds of the private placement. Such units were purchased on the same terms and conditions as the purchase of units by other investors in the private placement.
The terms of the warrants include a call option for the Company. In the event that the Company's common shares trade at a weighted volume average price equal to or greater than $0.22 for a period of 20 out of 30 consecutive trading days at any time following the issuance of the respective warrants, and the average trading volume of the common stock for 20 out of 30 consecutive trading days was at least 120,000 shares, the Company may, in its sole discretion, accelerate the expiration date of the respective warrants by giving written notice to the holders thereof within 14 business days of the occurrence thereof, and in such case, the warrants will expire on the close of business on the date next preceding the Redemption Date. The Company's right to call the warrants is also dependent on (i) a registration statement under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), registering for sale the Warrant Shares, has been filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and is in effect on the date of written notice of the redemption (the "Notice Date") and the redemption date contained therein and (ii) there exists on the Notice Date a public trading market for the Company's common stock and such shares are listed for quotation on the NASDAQ Stock Market, the OTC Electronic Bulletin Board, or a national securities exchange The Company granted piggyback registration rights to such investors.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities described herein. None of the common stock or warrants have been or will be registered under the Securities Act or any applicable securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be offered or sold absent such registration or an available exemption therefrom. The securities were issued to qualified investors pursuant to exemptions from such registration requirements. The warrants may not be exercised except pursuant to exemptions under the Securities Act and any applicable securities laws of any state of the United States.