CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2012) -
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Border Petroleum Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BOR) ("Border" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced bought deal financing (the "Offering"). Pursuant to the Offering, the Corporation has issued a total of 48,335,000 Common Shares, 4,550,000 CDE Flow-Through Common Shares, and 55,556,000 CEE Flow-Through Shares of the Corporation. The Common Shares were issued at a price of $0.15 per share, the CDE Flow-Through Shares were issued at a price of $0.165 per share, and the CEE Flow-Through Common Shares were issued at a price of $0.18 per share, for aggregate gross proceeds of $18,001,080. The syndicate of underwriters was led by Dundee Securities Ltd. and included Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., Canaccord Genuity Corp., National Bank Financial Inc. and Fraser Mackenzie Limited (collectively, the "Underwriters"). The Underwriters received a fee of 6% of the gross proceeds of the Offering.
The net proceeds of the Offering will be used primarily for the Corporation's exploration and development program and for general corporate purposes.
The securities offered have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy nor will there be any sale of these securities in any province, state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such province, state or jurisdiction.
Certain statements in this news release, including statements regarding Border's intended use of proceeds from the Offering, constitute forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this document are based on certain key expectations and assumptions made by Border, including with respect to, expectations and assumptions concerning timing of receipt of required regulatory approvals. Although Border believes that the expectations and assumptions on which the forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because Border can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct.
Since forward-looking statements address future events and conditions, by their very nature they involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks. These include, but are not limited to, the failure to obtain necessary regulatory approvals, risks associated with the oil and gas industry in general (e.g., operational risks in development, exploration and production; delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures; the uncertainty of reserve estimates; the uncertainty of estimates and projections relating to production, costs and expenses, and health, safety and environmental risks), commodity price and exchange rate fluctuations and uncertainties resulting from potential delays or changes in plans with respect to exploration or development projects or capital expenditures.
The forward-looking statements contained in this document are made as of the date hereof and Border undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements or information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless so required by applicable securities laws.
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.