Prophecy Coal Corp. (PRPCF: OTC Link) | Prophecy Coal Arranges $9 Million Private Placement

Prophecy Coal Arranges $9 Million Private Placement

Mar 01, 2012

OTC Disclosure News Service

Vancouver, BC, Canada –

Vancouver, British Columbia, March 1, 2012: Prophecy Coal Corp. (“Prophecy” or the “Company”) (TSX: PCY, OTCQX: PRPCF, Frankfurt: 1P2) announces that the Company has arranged a non-brokered private placement of approximately 20,000,000 shares at a price of $0.45 per share to raise aggregate gross proceeds of $9,000,000.

Company insiders and existing shareholders have subscribed for a majority of this financing.

Finder’s fees may be payable in connection with the financing in accordance with the policies of the TSX Exchange.

Closing of the placement is anticipated to occur on or before March 7, 2012.

Proceeds of the placement will be applied to the relevant technical work requirements to bring the Chandgana Thermal Coal Power Project, located in Mongolia, toward development, in addition to general working capital.

The Company also wishes to announce the credit facilities of $7 million announced on December 30, 2011 have been closed out. The $800,000 balance has been paid off and Prophecy remains debt free.

About Prophecy Coal

Prophecy Coal Corp. is a Canadian listed company engaged in developing energy projects in Mongolia. The company has over 1.4 billion tonnes* of near surface thermal coal resources on two coal properties in Mongolia. Prophecy Coal’s Chandgana 600 MW mine mouth power plant has been permitted and its Ulaan Ovoo coal mine is now in production. Prophecy Coal is the controlling shareholder of Prophecy Platinum Corp. (TSX-V: NKL). Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. Further information on Prophecy Coal can be found at www.prophecycoal.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Prophecy Coal Corp.
“JOHN LEE”
John Lee
CEO/Chairman

David Brook
Manager, Investor Relations
1-800-358-5865
dbrook@prophecycoal.com
www.prophecycoal.com

* Includes 1.2 billion tonnes at the Chandgana coal project based on NI 43-101 technical reports completed in September, 2007 and September, 2010.

Mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. Neither the 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.

Forward Looking Statements: This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed “forward-looking statements”. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, including, without limitation, statements potential mineralization, the estimation of mineral resources, the realization of mineral resource estimates, interpretation of prior exploration and potential exploration results, the timing and success of exploration activities generally, the timing and results of future resource estimates, permitting time lines, metal prices and currency exchange rates, availability of capital, government regulation of exploration operations, environmental risks, reclamation, title, and future plans and objectives of the company are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. . Although Prophecy 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. Forward-looking statements are based on a number of material factors and assumptions. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include failure to obtain necessary approvals in respect of the Transaction, unsuccessful exploration results, changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, results of future resource estimates, future metal prices, availability of capital and financing on acceptable terms, general economic, market or business conditions, risks associated with operating in foreign jurisdictions, uninsured risks, regulatory changes, defects in title, availability of personnel, materials and equipment on a timely basis, accidents or equipment breakdowns, delays in receiving government approvals, unanticipated environmental impacts on operations and costs to remedy same, and other exploration or other risks detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by the companies with securities regulators. Readers are cautioned that mineral resources that are not mineral reserves do not have demonstrated economic viability. Mineral exploration and development of mines is an inherently risky business. Accordingly the actual events may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on Prophecy and the risks and challenges of their businesses, investors should review their annual filings that are available at www.sedar.com.

“Neither the 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.”

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities 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 law and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

The above news release has been provided by the above company via the OTC Disclosure and News Service. Issuers of news releases and not OTC Markets Group Inc. are solely responsible for the accuracy of such news releases.

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