October 1st, 2010(Vancouver, BC) – Freegold Ventures Limited (TSX: FVL Frankfurt: FR4N)(“Freegold”) is pleased to announce that it has received subscription agreements for a non-brokered private placement of 8,975,758 (“Units”), of which at 7,575,758 units were priced at Cdn$0.33, and 1,400,000 units were priced @ $0.35 per Unit. Each unit will consist of one common share (a “Share”) and one common share purchase warrant (a ‘Warrant”). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to acquire an additional Share at a price of $0.40 for a period of one year from the date of closing and at a price of $0.50 between one year and two years from closing. The issuance of the warrants is subject to shareholder approval. The closing of this financing will take place as soon as possible. A finder’s fee of 10% will be paid on a portion of the placement. The foregoing is subject to regulatory approval.
The Company would also like to thank its shareholders for their continued support.
About Freegold Ventures Limited
Freegold is a TSX listed company focused on the exploration of gold projects in Alaska. In addition to the Golden Summit Gold Project, the company holds a 100% in lease interest in the Rob Gold Project near the Pogo Gold Mine in the Goodpaster Mining District of Alaska and has an exploration agreement with option to lease the Vinasale Gold project in central Alaska.
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Kristina Walcott-President and CEO
This press release contains forward-looking information. This forward-looking information includes, or may be based upon, estimates, forecasts, and statements as to management’s expectations with respect to, among other things, anticipated future financing. Forward-looking information is based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the information is given, and is subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking information. These factors include uncertainties relating to the availability and timing of such financing and other factors. The forward-looking information contained herein is given as of the date hereof and the Company assumes no responsibility to update or revise such information to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.