Common shares issued
Jaguar Mining Inc. ("Jaguar") has issued 27,143 common shares upon exercise of outstanding purchase warrants and stock options.
Jaguar received US$13,000 from the exercise of 20,000 purchase warrants at an exercise price of US$0.65 per share. The resulting balance of purchase warrants outstanding is 2,765,175, all of which are in-the-money at current share valuations. The exercise of all outstanding purchase warrants would result in gross proceeds of US$3,726,600.
Jaguar received Cdn.$5,000 from the exercise of 7,143 stock options at an exercise price of Cdn.$0.70. (The exercised options resulted from a Rainbow Gold Ltd. grant of 100,000 options at an exercise price of Cdn.$0.05 per share prior to the previously described 1:14 consolidation of Rainbow shares and options upon its amalgamation with Jaguar.)
Jaguar recently granted the following incentive stock options to directors, officers and employees pursuant to the terms of Jaguar's 2003 Stock Option Plan dated March 19, 2003. A total of 2,000,000 common shares are reserved for grant under the Plan.
|Name of option holder||Relationship to Jaguar||# of options granted||Exercise price||Expiry date|
|Gabriel Crozzoli||director||40,000||Cdn.$3.75||Nov 5, 2008|
|Juvenil Felix||director, officer||75,000||Cdn.$3.75||Nov 5, 2008|
|Gary German||director||40,000||Cdn.$3.75||Nov 5, 2008|
|Robert Jackson||director||75,000||Cdn.$3.75||Nov 5, 2008|
|Jeffrey Kirchhoff||officer||75,000||Cdn.$3.75||Nov 5, 2008|
|Adriano Nascimento||employee||25,000||Cdn.$3.60||Nov 18, 2008|
|Daniel Titcomb||director, officer||75,000||Cdn.$3.75||Nov 5, 2008|
Forty per cent of the above stock options shall vest on each of the date of grant and the six month anniversary of the date of grant. The remaining twenty per cent of the options shall vest on the 18 month anniversary of the date of grant. Jaguar now has 1,901,961 stock options outstanding, 1,885,000 of which were granted pursuant to the Plan, and 16,961 of which remain from grants made by Rainbow prior to the amalgamation.
Jaguar is an emerging gold producer operating in one of the largest gold camps in South America, the Iron Quadrangle in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Jaguar's management and operating team have extensive experience in the acquisition, exploration and operation of gold mines in Brazil. After the exercises and grants described above, Jaguar has 18,854,745 common shares outstanding (23,521,881 fully diluted).
For further information, please contact:
Daniel Titcomb, President or
Robert Jackson, Director
Jaguar Mining Inc.
48 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Listing: JAG - TSX-V
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