|December 31, 2010|
Closing of private placement for an additional $88,645
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia -- December 31, 2010 - Silver Spruce Resources Inc. (TSXV: SSE) Silver Spruce Resources Inc. ("Silver Spruce") announced yesterday it closed late last week its previously announced non-brokered private placement raising gross proceeds of $1,790,610 (the "Original Offering"). Silver Spruce is now pleased to announce it has closed an additional tranche of the Original Offering in the amount of $88,645 (the "Second Closing"), bringing the gross proceeds raised as part of the Original Offering to $1,879,255.
MineralFields Group was the only subscriber to the Second Closing and purchased 521,441 flow-through units ("FT Units") of Silver Spruce on the same terms as disclosed in the Original Offering yesterday.
In connection with the Second Offering, a finder's fees was paid with the issuance of 18,250 finder's warrants having the same terms as disclosed in the Original Offering yesterday and a cash finder's fee of $6,205.15.
The gross proceeds raised from the issuance of the FT Units shall be used for general exploration expenditures on Silver Spruce's Newfoundland and Labrador projects, which shall constitute Canadian exploration expenses (as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada)) and shall be renounced for the 2010 taxation year.
All securities issued in connection with the Offering shall be subject to a four-month hold period in accordance with applicable securities requirements. The Original Offering and the Second Closing are subject to fulfillment of the requirements of the TSX Venture Exchange.
ABOUT SILVER SPRUCE
Silver Spruce is a junior exploration company originally focused on uranium in the Central Mineral Belt (CMB) and elsewhere in Labrador, Canada. With interests in more than 7,000 claims totaling more than 1,750 square kilometers in Labrador, Silver Spruce is the second largest landholder in one of the world's premier emerging uranium districts. The company also has gold/silver projects in Mexico and the island of Newfoundland, and has recently acquired a number of REE projects, close to roads, in Labrador, making Silver Spruce a leading explorer in Canada and Mexico.
For Further Information Contact:
SILVER SPRUCE RESOURCES
Gordon Barnhill, CFO & Director
Hugh Oswald, Ascenta Capital Partners Inc.
Phone: 604.684.4743 ext. 243
Toll Free: 1.866.684.4743 ext. 243
About MineralFields, Pathway and First Canadian Securities (r)
MineralFields Group (a division of Pathway Asset Management), based in Toronto, Vancouver Montreal and Calgary, is a mining fund with significant assets under administration that offers its tax-advantaged super flow-through limited partnerships to investors throughout Canada as well as hard-dollar resource limited partnerships to investors throughout the world. Pathway Asset Management also specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of structured products and mutual funds (including the Pathway Multi Series Funds Inc. corporate-class mutual fund series). Information about MineralFields Group is available at www.mineralfields.com. First Canadian Securities (r) (a division of Limited Market Dealer Inc.) is active in leading resource financings (both flow-through and hard dollar PIPE financings) on competitive, effective and service-friendly terms, and offers investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, and mining industry consulting, services to resource companies. MineralFields and Pathway have financed several hundred mining and oil and gas exploration companies to date through First Canadian Securities (r).
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.
The Corporation seeks Safe Harbour.
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