Uranium Energy Corp (NYSE: UEC), is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced offering of an aggregate of 10,000,000 shares of common stock of the Company at a purchase price of $3.05 per Share and for gross proceeds of $30,500,000 in a registered direct offering
The Company offered and sold the Shares pursuant to a Securities Purchase Agreement, dated March 17, 2021, with certain institutional investors.
UEC anticipates that the net proceeds of the Offering will be used for additional uranium purchases and for general corporate and working capital purposes.
Following the closing of this offering the Company has approximately $95 million in cash and equity holdings, which includes $61M in cash.
UEC’s physical uranium initiative is fully funded with cash on hand and now includes 1.4 million pounds of U.S. warehoused uranium with 1,000,000 pounds delivered by May 2021 and another 400,000 pounds delivered by March 2022.
H.C. Wainwright & Co., Haywood Securities Inc. and TD Securities (USA) LLC acted as lead placement agents for the Offering. Roth Capital Partners acted as co-placement agent for the Offering.
The Shares were offered by the Company pursuant to a prospectus supplement to the Company’s effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-236571) previously filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and which became effective March 3, 2020. The Offering was made only by means of a prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus that form a part of the effective shelf registration statement. A prospectus supplement relating to the Offering was recently filed by the Company with the SEC. Electronic copies of the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to the Offering may be obtained from the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov, or from H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC, 430 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10022 by e-mail at:firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at: (212) 856-5711.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities, nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any state or jurisdiction. The securities being offered have not been approved or disapproved by any regulatory authority, nor has any such authority passed upon the accuracy or adequacy of the prospectus supplement, the prospectus or the Company’s shelf registration statement.
About Uranium Energy Corp
Uranium Energy Corp is a U.S.-based uranium mining and exploration company. As a leading pure-play American uranium company, UEC is advancing the next generation of low-cost and environmentally friendly In-Situ Recovery (ISR) mining uranium projects. In South Texas, the Company’s hub-and-spoke operations are anchored by our fully-licensed Hobson Processing Facility which is central to our Palangana, Burke Hollow, Goliad and other ISR pipeline projects. In Wyoming, UEC controls the Reno Creek project, which is the largest permitted, pre-construction ISR uranium project in the U.S. Additionally, the Company’s diversified holdings provide exposure to a unique portfolio of uranium related assets, including: 1) major equity stake in the only royalty company in the sector, Uranium Royalty Corp; 2) physical uranium warehoused in the U.S.; and 3) a pipeline of resource-stage uranium projects in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Paraguay. In Paraguay, the Company owns one of the largest and highest-grade ferro-titanium deposits in the world. The Company’s operations are managed by professionals with a recognized profile for excellence in their industry, a profile based on many decades of hands-on experience in the key facets of uranium exploration, development and mining.
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