Adventus Mining Corporation (TSX-V: ADZN) announced the closing of its previously announced bought deal public offering. The Offering was completed through a syndicate of underwriters led by Raymond James Ltd. and National Bank Financial Inc. as joint bookrunners of the Offering, including BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Cormark Securities Inc., Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc., PI Financial Corp., and Haywood Securities Inc. Pursuant to the Offering, the company issued a total of 34,569,500 units of the Company at a price of C$0.97 per Unit and 250,000 common share purchase warrants of the Company at a price of C$0.10 per warrant, representing total gross proceeds of C$33,557,415, which includes partial exercise by the Underwriters of their over-allotment option to acquire an additional 3,639,500 shares and 2,069,750 warrants under the same terms as the Offering.
Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and one-half common share purchase warrant (each whole common share purchase warrant, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one common share of the Company at a price of C$1.20 with a Warrant expiry date of July 26, 2023.
As part of the Offering, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. acquired 3,505,100 Units.
The net proceeds of the offering will be used to support pre-construction and optimization costs at Curipamba, infill and expansion drilling at El Domo’s underground deposit, an initial drill program at the Santiago Project, and for general corporate purposes and working capital.
The Units were offered by way of a prospectus supplement filed in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, and elsewhere in reliance upon exemptions from registration or the applicable prospectus requirements under applicable securities laws. The Underwriters received a cash commission equal to 6.0% of the gross proceeds from the sale of the Units pursuant to the Offering, which commission was reduced to 3.0% in respect of certain president’s list purchasers.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the Units in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The Units have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), and may not be offered or sold to, or for the account or benefit of, persons in the United States or U.S. persons (as such terms are defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.
About Adventus Mining
Adventus Mining Corporation is an Ecuador-focused copper-gold exploration and development company. Adventus Mining is 75%-owner of the 215 km2 Curipamba copper project, which has a completed feasibility study on the shallow and high-grade El Domo deposit. In addition, Adventus Mining is engaged in a country-wide exploration alliance with its partner in Ecuador, which has incorporated the Pijili and Santiago copper-gold porphyry projects to date. Outside of Ecuador, Adventus Mining owns an exploration project portfolio in Ireland with South32 Limited as funding partner. Its strategic shareholders include Altius Minerals Corporation, Greenstone Resources LP, Wheaton Precious Metals Corp., and the Nobis Group of Ecuador.
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