Levon Resources Ltd. Announces a USD $5.4 Million Private Placement
Levon Resources Ltd. (the Company) TSX:LVN, USOTCQX: LVNVF is pleased to announce it is undertaking a USD $5.4 million private placement with a group of U.S. investors including Dr. Phillip Frost, Barry Honig, and Michael Brauser (the "Placement").
A total of 27,000,000 common shares of Levon will be issued in the Placement at a price of CAD $0.22 per share, representing approximately 11.9% of Levon's common shares after giving effect to such issuance. To Levon's knowledge, no new insiders of Levon will be created as a result of the Placement. Completion of the Placement is subject to the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange.
The net proceeds of the Placement will be applied to the purchase of shares of Pershing Gold Corporation ("Pershing") in the transaction announced today, which represents the first step in a new Levon strategic plan to diversify its portfolio of assets. Pershing's common stock is listed on the OTCQB under the symbol PGLC.
The common shares to be sold in the Placement have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any applicable state securities laws and may not be offered or sold in the United States unless registered under the Securities Act or pursuant to an exemption from such registration requirements. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the foregoing securities in any jurisdiction, including in the United States, in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
About Levon Resources Ltd.
Levon is a gold and precious metals exploration Company, exploring the company's 100% owned flagship Cordero bulk tonnage silver, gold, zinc, and lead project near Hidalgo Del Parral, Chihuahua, Mexico.
For further information, contact the Company IR Direct at 604-682-2991, or main office number 604-682-3701.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
President and Chief Executive Officer
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