Strikepoint Gold Announces $2M Non-Brokered Private Placement
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - September 8, 2020) - StrikePoint Gold Inc. (TSXV: SKP) (OTCQB: STKXF) is pleased to announce that it has arranged a non-brokered $2 million private placement (the "Placement") of 13,333,333 units at a price of $0.15 per unit (each a "Unit"). The offering will include a lead order by Crescat Capital.
Quote from Kevin Smith, Crescat's founder and chief investment officer:
"Crescat is taking a friendly activist approach to investing in the precious metals mining industry today. Our goal at this stage of the cycle is to identify and invest in a portfolio of the largest and most economic new gold and silver deposits in viable jurisdictions around the world. We are excited about the high grade intercepts at StrikePoint's Willoughby gold property and are eager to support the company in building out the deposit."
Crescat Capital LLC ('Crescat') is a global macro asset management firm headquartered in Denver, Colorado. Crescat's mission is to grow and protect wealth over the long term by deploying tactical investment themes based on proprietary value-driven equity and macro models. Crescat's goal is industry leading absolute and risk-adjusted returns over complete business cycles with low correlation to common benchmarks. Crescat's investment process involves a mix of asset classes and strategies to assist with each client's unique needs and objectives and includes Global Macro, Long/Short, Large Cap and Precious Metals funds.
Crescat's gold and silver mining investments are advised by technical consultant Quinton Hennigh, PhD. Dr. Hennigh is a world-renowned exploration geologist with more than 30 years of experience including with major gold mining firms Homestake Mining, Newcrest Mining, and Newmont Mining.
Each Unit will comprise one common share and one share purchase warrant (each a "Warrant"). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to acquire an additional common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.25 per share for a period of two years.
Finders' fees may be payable in connection with the Placement in accordance with applicable securities laws and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange ("TSXV").
The proceeds of the Placement will be utilized to fund the Company's exploration activities on its existing mineral property portfolio and general working capital.
Directors and officers of the Company may acquire securities under the Placement, which participation would be considered to be a "related party transaction" as defined under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 ("MI 61-101"). Such participation is expected to be exempt from the formal valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of MI 61-101.
The closing of the Placement is subject to receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, including the acceptance by the TSXV.
The Company reserves the right to increase the number of Units issued pursuant to the Placement to up to 16,666,667 Units for up to total gross proceeds of $2.5 million.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to or for the account or benefit of a U.S. person (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.
For further information please visit our website: www.strikepointgold.com
StrikePoint Gold is a gold and silver exploration company focused on building high-grade precious metals resources in Canada. The company controls two advanced stage exploration assets in BC's Golden Triangle: the past-producing high-grade Porter Silver Project and the high-grade Willoughby Gold Project. The company also owns a portfolio of gold properties in the Yukon and has Eric Sprott, Skeena Resources and Ascot Resources as significant shareholders.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD of STRIKEPOINT GOLD INC.
Shawn Khunkhun CEO and Director
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Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Cautionary note regarding forward-looking statements
This news release contains certain "forward looking statements" and certain "forward-looking information" as defined under applicable Canadian and U.S. securities laws. Forward-looking statements and information can generally be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "may", "will", "should", "expect", "intend", "estimate", "anticipate", "believe", "continue", "plans" or similar terminology. The forward-looking information contained herein is provided for the purpose of assisting readers in understanding management's current expectations and plans relating to the future. Readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes.
Forward-looking statements and information include, but are not limited to, statements in respect of the proposed Placement including the timing for completion, the possibility of increasing the size of the Offering, the proposed use of proceeds and the receipt of regulatory and stock exchange approvals.
Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual actions, events or results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: the requirement for regulatory approvals; enhanced uncertainty in global financial markets as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic; unquantifiable risks related to government actions and interventions; stock market volatility; regulatory restrictions; and other related risks and uncertainties.
Forward-looking information are based on management of the parties' reasonable assumptions, estimates, expectations, analyses and opinions, which are based on such management's experience and perception of trends, current conditions and expected developments, and other factors that management believes are relevant and reasonable in the circumstances, but which may prove to be incorrect.
The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking information except as required by applicable law. Such forward looking information represents management's best judgment based on information currently available. No forward looking statement can be guaranteed and actual future results may vary materially. Accordingly, readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements or information.
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