Argonaut Gold Inc. (TSX: AR) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously-announced offering of 35,937,500 common shares of the Company issued as “flow-through shares” with respect to “Canadian development expenses” within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and the regulations thereunder in force as of the date hereof at a price of $0.48 per CDE Flow-Through Share for gross proceeds of $17,250,000, which includes the exercise in full of the underwriters’ option.
The Offering was completed pursuant to an underwriting agreement dated November 11, 2022 entered into among the Company and a syndicate of underwriters led by Cormark Securities Inc., and including BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., Desjardins Securities Inc., Echelon Wealth Partners Inc., Laurentian Bank Securities Inc., Paradigm Capital Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc.
The proceeds from the sale of the CDE Flow-Through Shares will be used on development expenses on the Magino project as permitted under the Tax Act to qualify as CDE. The Company will renounce all the CDE development expenses in favour of the subscribers of the CDE Flow Through Shares effective on or before May 31, 2023.
The Company filed a prospectus supplement to its short form base shelf prospectus dated June 2, 2022 in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, except for Québec, pursuant to National Instrument 44-102 – Shelf Distributions to qualify for distribution the CDE Flow-Through Shares. Copies of the Prospectus and documents incorporated by reference therein are available electronically on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) under Argonaut’s issuer profile.
The securities offered have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act or any U.S. state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, United States persons absent registration or any applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable U.S. state securities laws. This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
About Argonaut Gold
Argonaut Gold is a Canadian gold company engaged in exploration, mine development and production. Its primary assets are the El Castillo mine and San Agustin mine, which together form the El Castillo Complex in Durango, Mexico, the La Colorada mine in Sonora, Mexico and the Florida Canyon mine in Nevada, USA. The Company also holds the construction stage Magino project, the advanced exploration stage Cerro del Gallo project and several other exploration stage projects, all of which are located in North America.
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