Quebec City, QUEBEC– (April 25, 2012) – Clifton Star Resources Inc. (“Clifton Star” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV-CFO; Deutsche Boerse-C3T) reports that, subject to regulatory approval, it has granted 500,000 incentive stock options to 4 officers and employees of the Corporation including the balance of options required to be issued under the President’s contract as well as options for our recently-hired Vice President Exploration and Vice President Finance. In addition,
575,000 incentive stock options were granted to Directors.
All the incentive stock options granted today replace a similar number of incentive stock options that had been granted in the past and that recently expired unexercised. All the incentive stock options granted are exercisable at a price of $1.40 per share which is the closing price on the grant date. The incentive stock options are exercisable for a period of five years from the date of
the grant (April 25, 2012).
One quarter of the incentive stock options vest immediately and the balance vest at a rate of 25% per six months over the next 18 months. Any shares issued under the option grant will be subject to a four-month hold period from the date of granting of the option (April 25, 2012), pursuant to the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.
For further information please contact:
Michel F. Bouchard Ross Glanville
President and CEO Chairman of the Board
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