Jul 21, 2010
Vancouver, BC - July 21, 2010: Kiska Metals Corporation has appointed Raymond James Ltd. (the "Agent") to sell by way of private placement on a "best efforts" basis, approximately $4,000,000 of units of the Company at a price of $0.82 per unit (the "Offering").
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 twenty-four months from the closing of the private placement (the "Closing"), one common share at a price of $1.15 per share.
The net proceeds from the Offering will be used to fund further exploration of the Whistler project, to fund exploration of the Company's other mineral properties, and for general corporate purposes.
The common shares and warrants comprising the units and the common shares issuable upon exercise of the warrants will be subject to a four-month hold period under applicable Canadian securities laws. Closing is expected to be on or about August 10, 2010. A commission of 6% of the total gross proceeds realized from the placement is payable in cash together with that number of agent's warrants as is equal to 6% of the number of units placed.
About Kiska Metals Corporation
Kiska Metals Corporation is a mineral exploration company focused on advancing the Whistler Project, Alaska, which includes a multi-million ounce gold-copper resource and excellent exploration potential. Kiska has renowned technical expertise and a quality exploration portfolio with numerous early stage exploration opportunities around the world, some held in partnership with a selection 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