Uranium Resources to close $1 mln in private placement

Centennial, Colorado-based Uranium Resources Inc, a uranium developer and production company, has agreed to raise $1 million in a private placement. The investor was not named. According to terms of the transaction, Uranium Resources has agreed to sell 2.5 million shares of its common stock at $0.40 per share. Roth Capital Partners was the placement agent.


CENTENNIAL, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Uranium Resources, Inc. (NASDAQ:URRE; ASX: URI), a leading exploration, development, and uranium production company, announced today that it has completed a registered direct offering with a private party, agreeing to issue 2,500,000 shares of its common stock in exchange for an investment directly into the company of US $1.0 million. The shares will be sold at a price of $0.40 per share of common stock.

The closing of the offering is expected to take place later today, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

The offering is expected to result in net proceeds to URRE of approximately $0.9 million, after deducting the placement agent’s commissions and URRE’s estimated offering expenses. URRE intends to use the net proceeds from this offering for general corporate purposes, which may include technical studies, restoration commitments, capital expenditures and working capital.

Roth Capital Partners acted as the sole placement agent in connection with the transaction.

The securities are being offered by the Company pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement (File No. 333-196880), which was declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on June 30, 2014. A prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to the offering will be filed with the SEC. Copies of the prospectus and prospectus supplement relating to the offering may be obtained at the SEC’s website, http://www.sec.gov or from Roth Capital Partners, Equity Capital Markets, 888 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660 (telephone: 800-678-9147; e-mail: rothecm@roth.com).

This news release does not and shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall it constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which, or to any person to whom, such offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful.

About Uranium Resources
Uranium Resources, Inc. (URI) is focused on advancing to near-term production the Temrezli in-situ recovery (ISR) project in Central Turkey. URI also controls extensive exploration properties under nine exploration and operating licenses covering approximately 44,700 acres (over 18,000 ha) with numerous exploration targets, including the potential satellite Sefaatli Project, which is 25 miles (40 km) southwest of the Temrezli Project. In Texas, the Company has two licensed and currently idled processing facilities and approximately 17,000 acres (6,900 ha) of prospective ISR projects. In New Mexico, the Company controls minerals rights encompassing approximately 186,000 acres (75,300 ha) in the prolific Grants Mineral Belt, which is one of the largest concentrations of sandstone-hosted uranium deposits in the world. Incorporated in 1977, URI also owns an extensive uranium information database of historic drill hole logs, assay certificates, maps and technical reports for the Western United States.