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News Release 11-01
January 19, 2011 – Indigo Exploration Inc. ("Indigo" or the "Company") (TSX-V: IXI) reports that it has amended the non-brokered private placement previously announced on December 15, 2010, to increase the number of units from up to 7,000,000 units of the Company (the “Units”) to up to 7,663,666 Units, at a price of $0.30 per Unit, for gross proceeds of up to $2,299,100. Each Unit will consist of one common share and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each whole such warrant a “Warrant"). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one common share of the Company for a period of eighteen months from the closing date, at an exercise price of $0.50 per common share. If during the exercise period of the Warrants, subsequent to the regulatory hold period, the closing price of Indigo’s common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange is $0.75 or higher for 20 consecutive trading days, the Company may accelerate the expiry time of the Warrants to 20 calendar days from the date written notice is provided to the Warrant holders.
The Company has agreed to allocate a portion of the Offering to subscribers found by Axemen Resource Capital Ltd., an Exempt Market Dealer, and may agree to similar allocations to other exempt market or investment dealers. The Company will pay finder’s fees equal to 5.0% of subscription amounts found, payable in cash or Units at the finder’s option, plus issue finder’s warrants in an amount equal to 5.0% of Units subscribed for, with each such finder’s warrant exercisable into one common share of the Company at a price of CDN $0.35 for 18 months from closing.
Closing of the Offering is subject to receipt of applicable regulatory approvals, including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. Securities issued under the Offering will be subject to a four month hold period, which will expire four months from the date of closing.
The proceeds from the Offering will be used to accelerate and increase the scope and size of exploration activities on Indigo’s gold exploration properties in Burkina Faso - Africa, primarily on the Moule, Lati and Kodyel permits, and for general working capital purposes.
For additional information please visit the Company’s website at www.indigoexploration.com .
For further information contact:
President and CEO
Indigo Exploration Inc.
880 – 580 Hornby Street
Vancouver B.C., V6C 3B6
The Units have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (US Securities Act), and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy such Units in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or sale would be unlawful.
Certain statements in this press release may be considered forward-looking information, including those relating to the "expectations", "intentions" or "plans" of the Company. Such information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors -- including the approvals of regulators, availability of funds, the results of financing and exploration activities, the interpretation of drilling results and other geological data, project cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses and other risks identified by the Company in its public securities filings -- that may cause actual events to differ materially from current expectations. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, except to the extent required by law, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
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.