Los Andes Copper secures $8.8M financing with Resource Capital Fund VI

Los Andes Copper Ltd. (TSX-V: LA) has entered into a subscription agreement with Resource Capital Fund VI L.P. (RCF VI) pursuant to which RCF VI has agreed to purchase 26,800,000 units at a price of $0.33 per unit for gross proceeds of $8.8 million in two tranches.

As part of the financing, RCF VI will deliver to Los Andes Copper for cancellation 26,800,000 common share purchase warrants held by RCF VI. On December 8, 2016, Los Andes Copper closed $8,040,000 financing with its controlling shareholder, Nassau, Bahamas based Turnbrook Mining Ltd., issued 26,800,000 unit at $0.30 per unit. Each unit consisted of one share and one warrant exercisable at at a price of $0.45 per warrant share for a period of 3 years. Turnbrook Mining then assigned the warrants to RCF VI.

Los Andes Copper intends to close a first tranche of the private placement consisting of 7,870,000 units for gross proceeds of $2,597,100 upon receipt of TSXV approval. The remaining balance of 18,930,000 units is expected to close within 45 days for gross proceeds of $6,246,900. In the event that Los Andes Copper is unable to close the second tranche, RCF VI shall retain 18,930,000 2016 warrants.

photo credit: Los Andes Copper

News Release

Los Andes Announces an $8.8 Million Private Placement
April 26, 2018

Vancouver, BC – Los Andes Copper Ltd. (“Los Andes”, or the “Company”, TSX Venture Exchange: LA) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a subscription agreement with Resource Capital Fund VI L.P. (“RCF VI”) pursuant to which RCF VI has agreed to purchase 26,800,000 units of the Company (the “Units”) at a price of $0.33 per Unit (the “Private Placement”). Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company (a “Unit Share”) and one-half of one transferable common share purchase warrant (each whole common share purchase warrant, a “Warrant”), with each Warrant entitling RCF VI to purchase one additional common share of the Company (a “Warrant Share”) at a price of $0.50 per Warrant Share for a period of 5 years from the date of the closing of the First Tranche or Second Tranche (as such terms are defined below), as applicable. As additional consideration to the Company for the Private Placement, RCF VI will also be delivering to the Company for cancellation 26,800,000 common share purchase warrants (issued pursuant to a private placement completed on December 8, 2016) that are currently held by RCF VI (the “2016 Warrants”).

The proceeds of the Private Placement will be used by the Company to complete its technical work on the Company’s Vizcachitas project, with a view to completing an updated resource estimate and an updated preliminary economic assessment in the coming months, as well as for general working capital purposes.

The Private Placement is subject to acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”). The Company intends to close a first tranche of the Private Placement consisting of 7,870,000 Units for gross proceeds of $2,597,100 upon receipt of TSXV approval for the Private Placement (the “First Tranche”). The remaining balance of 18,930,000 Units is expected to close within 45 days for gross proceeds of $6,246,900 (the “Second Tranche”). In the event that the Company is unable to close the Second Tranche, RCF VI shall retain 18,930,000 2016 Warrants.

The Unit Shares and Warrant Shares will be subject to a hold period of four months from the date of issuance of the Units, in accordance with applicable Canadian securities laws.

For more information please contact:

Antony Amberg, President & CEO
Tel: (56-22) 954-0450

Aurora Davidson, Chief Financial Officer
Tel: 604-697-6207

E-Mail: info@losandescopper.com or visit our website at: www.losandescopper.com


Ted Liu
Ted Liu, M.Sc. (Mining), MBA (Finance), is the Editor of Private Capital Journal, TechnologyMetals.ca, GoldSilverMetals.ca, and former Editor of Canadian Private Equity. Ted has been passionately tracking Canadian private capital industry since 1992, most recently served as Research Director for The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA). Ted was the architect of CVCA infobase, and is the architect of sophisticated and advanced CPE Media Private Capital Dealbase. Ted is President of CPE Media Inc., Canada's independent, trusted and unbiased data provider tracking Canadian VC/PE, private capital industry and public market.
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