Canadian Financing Bulletin (CFB) Reports CDN $134.4m in Proposed and $242.0m Closed Financings for the Week of February 25

Canadian Financing Bulletin (CFB) Reports CDN $134.4m in Proposed and $242.0m 
Closed Financings for the Week of February 25-March 01 
Aurora Oil & Gas Ltd (AEF.TO) Raises US$125m in a Non-Brokered Bond
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/04/13 -- The
Canadian Financing Bulletin has been a leader in tracking financing
activities of Canadian capital markets in the mining, energy and
technology sectors for over seven years. Our unparalleled service
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Canadian companies in these sectors. With the listings of active
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In this week's report, the CFB published term sheets for 34 new
proposed placements from the mining, oil/gas (termed metals and
energy in the report) and technology sectors. Of those, 30 were for
mining stocks and four for oil/gas stocks with the total value of new
proposals reaching over $134m. Three of these placements were
designated a 'flow through' issuance and there were no new debenture
offerings. The largest new public proposal was by CGX Energy Inc
(OYL.V), which launched an unit offering consisting of 285.7m shares
at a price of $0.14 (with a full warrant at a strike price of $0.20)
for gross proceeds of $40m in a placement led by GMP Securities. 
The CFB published term sheets for 61 placements that were closed
during the week. Of these, 45 were for mining stocks, nine for
oil/gas, and seven for technology stocks, with the total value of
these closings being almost $242m. Five of these placements were
designated 'flow through' issuances and one debenture placement
closed. The largest public closing was by Oncolytics Biotech Inc
(ONC.TO) which closed a unit offering consisting of 8m shares at a
price of USD$4 for gross proceeds of USD$32m in a placement led by
Paradigm Capital. 
The CFB also tracked five amendments and one cancellation to
placements published at the end of the weekly report. To date, there
have been over 400 weekly reports created by CFB; backdated reports
can be obtained by subscribers. 
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Since CFB began offering its weekly report over seven years ago, it
has developed other more wide reaching reports that have now been
published. Our quarterly and year-in-review reports provide charts,
graphs and other comparative tables that exhibit sophisticated
capital market intelligence. The data in these reports has been read
by thousands of executives, investment advisors, fund managers, and
investors from around the world. CFB has also recently begun offering
specialized monthly reports, focusing on individual segments within
the sectors CFB covers (i.e., gold, uranium, oil, etc.) To date,
there have been 181 reports created by CFB; several of these reports
are currently posted on the CFB website. 
As one can see, CFB offers an important perspective into Canadian
capital markets. These markets play a crucial role in the financing
of companies active worldwide in various business sectors,
specifically for natural resources exploration and development.
Canada maintains a leadership role due to a number of factors: 

--  A history of significant natural resources; 
--  Efficient and transparent capital markets; 
--  Strong backing from the investment community; and 
--  Regional clusters of the world's most innovative, organized and
    aggressive exploration and development personnel, in cities like
    Vancouver, Calgary and Toronto. 

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