February 1, 2012 – Brixton Metals Corporation (TSXV: BBB) (the “Company” or “Brixton”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to complete a brokered private placement financing (the “Private Placement”), on a “best efforts” agency basis, through a syndicate of agents led by Euro Pacific Canada Inc. and Fraser Mackenzie Limited (the “Agents”). The Private Placement provides for the issue of up to 14,285,715 flow-through shares of Brixton (the “FT Shares”) at a price of $0.21 per FT Share for gross proceeds of up to 3,000,000. The closing of the Private Placement is scheduled to occur on or about February 22, 2012. All FT Shares issued pursuant to this Private Placement will be subject to a four month and one day hold period. The Private Placement is subject to a number of conditions, including, without limitation, receipt of all regulatory approvals.
In connection with the Private Placement, the Agents will receive a cash commission of equal to 7.0% of the gross of the Private Placement. The gross proceeds from the sale of the FT Shares will be used for exploration expenditures which will constitute Canadian exploration expenses (as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada)) and will be renounced for the 2012 income tax year. These expenditures will be used on the Company’s Thorn property.
About Brixton Metals Corp.
Brixton is an exploration company engaged in the acquisition and exploration of precious metal assets. Brixton’s management is focused on advancing large-scale metal deposits to feasibility. The Thorn Project is Brixton’s flagship property and is centered on a network of silver-gold-copper-lead-zinc-bearing veins, breccia and porphyry mineralization. The Thorn property is located in northwestern British Columbia, Canada, about 50 km from the past producing Golden Bear Mine and 130 km southwest from the village of Atlin, BC. Brixton Metals Corporation shares trade on the TSX-V under the ticker symbol BBB and BBB.WT. For more information about Brixton please visit our website at www.brixtonmetals.com.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Mr. Gary R. Thompson, Chairman and CEO
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For more information please contact:
Gary Thompson, Chairman and CEO
Tel: 604 630 9707
Carrie Sikman, Investor Relations Manager
Tel: 604 630 9707