April 10, 2013 - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada: Bard Ventures Ltd. (the "Company" or "Bard") is pleased to announce a that further to its news release dated February 18, 2013, it closed the non-brokered Private Placement for 5,000,000 units (the "Units") of the Company at a price of $0.05 per unit for gross proceeds of up to $250,000 (the "Offering").
Each unit will consists of one (1) common share (the "Common Share") and one (1) transferrable share purchase warrant (the "Warrant"). Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to purchase one (1) additional Common Share of the Company on or before March 25, 2015 at a price of $0.10 per common share.
The Company paid a finder's fee of $400.00 (8% on $5,000) and 8,000 finder's warrants (8% on 100,000 Units) to Macquarie Private Wealth Inc. Each finder's warrant entitles the finder to purchase one (1) common share of the Company on or before March 25, 2015 at a price of $0.10 per common share.
The securities are subject to a four (4) month hold period that expires on July 26, 2013.
As a subscriber to the Private Placement, Eugene Beukman, a director and officer of Bard, acquired indirectly, 1,060,000 Units. The participation by an insider in the Private Placement is considered to be a "related party transaction" as defined under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 ("MI 61- 101"). The transaction is exempt from the formal valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of MI 61-101, as neither the fair market value of the securities being issued nor the consideration being paid exceeds 25% of Bard's market capitalization.
Gross proceeds raised from the sale of the Units will be used for exploration expenditures on the Company's properties in British Columbia and for general corporate purposes.
On behalf of:
Bard Ventures Ltd.
Eugene Beukman, President
For further information please visit our website at www.bardventures.com.
This release includes certain statements that may be deemed to be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address future production, reserve potential, exploration and development activities and events or developments that the Company expects, are forward looking statements. Although management believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploration and development successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Please see our public filings at www.sedar.com for further information.
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