Feb 22, 2010
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Vancouver, BC -- February 22, 2010: Kiska Metals Corporation ("Kiska" or the "Company") announces that the Company has arranged a non-brokered private placement of up to 9,000,000 units at a price of $0.66 per unit, for gross proceeds of up to $5.94 million.
Each unit consists of one common share and one-half of one non-transferable share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder to purchase, for a period of one year from the closing of the private placement (the "Closing"), one common share at a price of $0.92 per share. The warrants will contain a provision that will enable Kiska to force exercise of the warrants if, during the term of any unexercised warrant commencing four months after the Closing, the common shares of the Company trade on any exchange for a period of 20 consecutive trading days at a price of $1.40 per share or greater.
Kiska may pay a finder's fee in connection with the private placement in accordance with policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.
The closing will occur on or about March 2, 2010. The placement is subject to acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange. The Units issued on the offering will be subject to a four-month hold.
Proceeds from this financing will be used for exploration of the Whistler Project, Alaska and for general corporate purposes.
About Kiska Metals Corporation
Kiska Metals Corporation is a mineral exploration company with renowned technical expertise and sizable exploration portfolio including the multi-million ounce Whistler gold deposit, numerous exciting early stage exploration opportunities around the world, and partnerships with some of the world's largest and most successful gold and base metal producers. Kiska resulted from the merger of Rimfire Minerals Corporation and Geoinformatics Exploration in August 2009.
On behalf of Kiska Metals Corporation
Jason Weber, P.Geo., President & CEO
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CAUTIONARY STATEMENT: No stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the information contained herein. This News Release includes certain "forward-looking statements". Other than statements of historical fact, all statements included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding future plans and objectives of Kiska Metals Corporation, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Kiska's expectations are the risks detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by Kiska Metals Corporation with securities regulators. Those filings can be found on the Internet at http://www.sedar.com and http://www.sec.gov/edgar.