Clearford Announces Private Placement of $1.16 million
Ottawa, Ontario – (October 15, 2010) – Clearford Industries Inc. (“Clearford” or the “Company”, TSX-V: CLI) today announced it has received subscriptions for a private placement in the amount of $1,160,500 at a price of $0.25 per equity unit (“Unit”). Each Unit consists of one (1) common share and one (1) warrant to acquire an additional one-half common share with an exercise price of $0.30 per common share and a two year term, which commences on the closing date of the private placement. The private placement will close in tranches as funds are received, of which $500,000 closed today. The common shares issued will be subject to a restriction from trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSX-V”) for four months from the closing date in accordance with TSX-V rules and regulations for private placements. This private placement is comprised of investors from Europe and Canada. In connection with this private placement, 6% brokerage fees amounting to $30,000 were paid in Units relating to funds closed today. Proceeds will be applied to fund the Company’s internal operations and working capital requirements.
Upon the closing of the first tranche of $500,000 of the above private placement, the Company has 46,842,841 shares outstanding and 73,148,801 shares outstanding on a fully-diluted basis.
The additional equity investment helps fund the Company as it builds on the strategy announced by the company in 2009 for China, India and several other countries with significant populations that require waste-water infrastructure that yields clean water and green energy.
While Clearford believes that significant and near term opportunities exist for the Company’s solution, there can be no assurance that customer agreements will be reached or that such agreements will be profitable should they be implemented.
Neither the 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.
About Clearford Industries Inc.
Clearford Industries Inc. (TSX-V: CLI) is the developer of the patented Small Bore Sewer ™ (SBS™), a watertight small diameter wastewater collection system that provides servicing with superior operational and environmental performance at a significantly lower cost when compared to historic gravity sewers. Clearford’s SBS™ technology and industry expertise provide the enabling platform to deliver, on a global basis, turnkey, fixed-price wastewater collection, treatment and energy generation solutions that are ideally suited for water-scarce regions, those with unreliable water distribution networks, and new developments seeking a greener approach to water and wastewater management. For more information on Clearford, please visit www.clearford.com.
Forward Looking Statements
This news release contains certain statements that constitute forward-looking statements as they relate to the Company and its management. Forward-looking statements are not historical facts but represent management’s current expectation of future events, and can be identified by words such as “believe”, “expects”, “will”, “intends”, “plans”, “projects”, “anticipates”, “estimates”, “continues” and similar expressions. Although management believes that the expectations represented in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that they will prove to be correct.
By their nature, forward-looking statements include assumptions and are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties that could cause actual future results, conditions, actions or events to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. If and when forward-looking statements are set out in this news release, Clearford will also set out the material risk factors or assumptions used to develop the forward-looking statements. Except as expressly required by applicable securities law, the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statements. The future outcomes that relate to forward-looking statements may be influenced by many factors, including, but not limited to: industry cyclicality; the ability to secure third party agreements; successful integration of Clearford’s system with third party technology; competition; reduction in demand for products; collection from customers; relationships with suppliers; product liability; intellectual property; reliance on key personnel; environmental; interest rates; uninsured and underinsured losses; operating hazards; risks of future legal proceedings; income tax matters; credit facilities; availability and terms of financing; distribution of securities; restrictions on potential growth; effect of market interest rates on price of securities; and potential dilution.
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Clearford Industries Inc.
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