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VANCOUVER, B.C., CANADA, June 26, 2009 -- Magma Energy Corp. ("Magma") announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 66,667,000 common shares at a price of C$1.50 per common share, for total gross proceeds of approximately C$100 million. The offering is expected to close on July 7, 2009.
A syndicate of underwriters, co-led by Raymond James Ltd. and Cormark Securities Inc., has managed the offering. The other members of the syndicate are Canaccord Capital Corporation, National Bank Financial Inc., Dundee Securities Corporation, Jacob & Company Securities Inc. and Wellington West Capital Markets Inc.
Magma has granted to the underwriters an over-allotment option, exercisable for a period of 30 days from the date of closing of the offering, to purchase up to an additional 10,000,050 common shares at the offering price of C$1.50 per common share to cover over-allotments, if any, and for market stabilization purposes. If the over-allotment option is exercised in full, total gross proceeds of the offering will be approximately C$115 million.
Magma has received conditional approval for the listing of its common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "MXY". Listing is subject to Magma fulfilling all of the requirements of the Toronto Stock Exchange on or before September 21, 2009, including distribution of the common shares to a minimum number of public shareholders.
A copy of Magma's final prospectus has been filed with Canadian securities regulators in each of the Provinces and Territories of Canada, other than Québec, and will be available at www.sedar.com. No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved of the contents of this news release. The securities being offered have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the ''U.S. Securities Act''), or any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States unless pursuant to an exemption therefrom. This press release is for information purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Magma Energy Corp. in any jurisdiction.
About Magma Energy Corp.
Magma Energy Corp. is a geothermal power company which is actively engaged in operating, developing, exploring and acquiring geothermal energy projects. We currently have one operating power generation plant (the Soda Lake Operation in Nevada), four advanced-stage exploration properties and 14 earlystage exploration properties in our portfolio of assets throughout the Western United States, Chile, Argentina and Peru.
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Andrea Zaradic, Vice President, Corporate Development
Magma Energy Corp.
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