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TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 12/12/12 -- Duncan Park Holdings Corporation (TSX VENTURE:DPH)(OTCQX:DCNPF) announced today that it intends to undertake a non-brokered private placement of up to $25,000 of flow-through common shares at a price of $0.05 per share.
Proceeds from the proposed best efforts private placement are expected to be used for the Company's exploration program on its Red Lake properties.
Completion of the private placement remains subject to, among other things, receipt of all requisite regulatory and other approvals, including that of the non-interested directors of the Company. It is expected that an insider of the Company will subscribe for all of the private placement.
The Company also announces that it intends to enter into an unsecured term loan agreement with another insider of the Company to borrow $25,000 (the "Loan"). The Loan is expected to bear an interest rate of 5% per annum, calculated annually and would be due and payable on or before March 15, 2014. Proceeds of the Loan are expected to be used for working capital purposes and may be prepaid by the Company prior to its maturity date without penalty. The Loan remains subject to approval by the non-interested directors of the Company. As previously announced, the board of directors of the Company authorized the Company to borrow up to $150,000 from available sources pursuant to which it previously borrowed $75,000 from an officer and director of the Company. (Please see news release dated November 30, 2012.)
A material change report in respect of the private placement and Loan will be filed on SEDAR in accordance with applicable securities law.
About Duncan Park
Duncan Park is a Toronto-based mineral exploration company exploring for gold and other precious metals in Ontario's prolific Red Lake gold mining district.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to, information with respect to Duncan Park's proposed financings and exploration plans. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects", or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", or "does not anticipate", or "believes" or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might", or "will be taken", "occur", or "be achieved". Forward-looking information is based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the information is made, and is based on a number of assumptions and is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of Duncan Park to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including risks related to private placement and loan financings and exploration plans, such as market conditions and obtaining necessary financing and requisite approvals, risks related to option and joint venture arrangements, as well as risks associated with the exploration, development and mining industry such as economic factors, future commodity prices, changes in foreign exchange and interest rates, government regulation, environmental risks, permitting timelines, capital expenditures, operating or technical difficulties in connection with exploration and development activities, availability of skilled labour and equipment, the speculative nature of gold exploration and development, contests over title to properties, and changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined as well as those risk factors discussed in Duncan Park's management's discussion and analysis for the period ended August 31, 2012, available on www.sedar.com. Although Duncan Park has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Duncan Park does not undertake to update any forward-looking information contained herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange Inc. nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange Inc.) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Duncan Park Holdings Corporation
President & CEO