Toronto, Canada, December 29, 2016 -- Eloro Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: ELO; FSE: P2Q) ("Eloro" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has closed the first tranche of a previously announced (see Eloro news release dated December 19, 2016) non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") for proceeds of $325,000, pursuant to the offering of up to 1,000,000 units of Eloro at a price of $0.35 per unit ("Units") for total aggregate proceeds of up to $350,000.
Each of the 928,571 Units issued consists of one common share ("Common Share") and one half of one Common Share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each whole Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one Common Share at a price of $0.50 per share for a term of 24 months from the issuance date.
In connection with the Private Placement, two arm's length finders received as compensation cash commissions aggregating $2,572.50.
The proceeds of the Private Placement will be used for working capital purposes and to fund the continued exploration of the La Victoria Property, located in the North-Central Mineral Belt of Peru. The Private Placement is subject to approval by the TSX Venture Exchange. An officer of the Corporation participated in the Private Placement. All securities issued pursuant to the Private Placement are subject to the applicable statutory four month hold period.
About Eloro Resources Ltd.
Eloro is an exploration and mine development company which recently acquired a 100% undivided interest in the La Victoria property, located in the prolific North-Central Mineral Belt of Peru. The La Victoria Property covers approximately 45 square kilometres and is within 50 kilometres of several large low-cost producing gold mines, with three producers visible from the property. Infrastructure in the area is good with access to road, water and electricity and is located at an altitude that ranges from 3,100 m to 4,200 m above sea level. Eloro also holds a portfolio of gold and base-metal properties in northern and western Quebec.
For further information please contact: Thomas G. Larsen, President and CEO of Eloro or Jorge Estepa, Vice-President of Eloro at (416) 868-9168.
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