Green Light Metals Inc. Announces Name Change and Closing of Private Placement
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - July 6, 2021) - Green Light Metals Inc. (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that on May 20, 2021, the Corporation had entered into a letter of intent ("LOI") with Aquila Resources Inc. ("Aquila"), pursuant to which the Corporation would acquire 100% interest in the Bend and Reef assets located in the state of Wisconsin, USA from Aquila for total consideration of an estimated $7,000,000 and on May 26, 2021 the shareholders of the Corporation approved a name change of the Corporation.
On May 26, 2021 the shareholders of the Corporation approved a resolution to alter the articles of the Corporation by changing the name of the Corporation from 1246775 B.C. Ltd. to Green Light Metals Inc.
Private Placement - Tranche 1
In accordance with the LOI, the Corporation is pleased to announce that on May 31, 2021, it closed, on a non-brokered basis, the first tranche of a private placement of 7,963,497 common shares in the capital of the Corporation ("Common Shares") at a purchase price of $0.15 per Common Share for gross proceeds of $1,194,524.55 (the "First Offering").
Private Placement - Tranche 2
In accordance with the LOI, the Corporation is pleased to announce that on June 30, 2021, it closed, on a non-brokered basis, the second tranche of a private placement of 1,011,579 common shares in the capital of the Corporation ("Common Shares") at a purchase price of $0.15 per Common Share for gross proceeds of $151,736.85 (the "Second Offering"). The gross proceeds of the First Offering and the Second Offering will be used for the acquisition of the assets related to the Bend and Reef Gold Projects from Aquila.
No commission, finder's fee or similar payments (whether in the form of cash, securities or an interest in assets) were paid by the Corporation in connection with the Offering. The Common Shares issued in connection with the Offering are subject to a statutory hold period of four months plus one day from the date of completion of the Offering, in accordance with applicable securities legislation.
In connection with closing of the First Offering, 2,697,833 Common Shares were issued to related parties of the Corporation (as such term is defined in Multilateral Instrument 61-101 - Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions ("MI 61-101")). The participation of the related parties in the Offering constitutes a "related party transaction" within the meaning of MI 61-101. The Corporation is relying upon exemptions from the formal valuation and minority approval requirements of MI 61-101 based on a determination that the fair market value of the First Offering and Second Offering are not more than $2,500,000 and the fact the Corporation is not listed on a specified market set out in section 5.5(b) of MI 61-101. The Corporation was not in a position to file a material change report more than 21 days in advance of the closing of the Offering, as the participation of the related party was not confirmed at that time.
The Offering was approved by the Corporation's board of directors by means of a unanimous resolution. In connection with the closing of the Offering, David B. Hildred subscribed for 500,000 Common Shares (6.28% of the Common Shares issued under the Offering), Stephen V. Donohue subscribed for 196,833 Common Shares (2.47% of the Common Shares issued under the Offering), R. Keast Family Holding Inc., a company controlled by Riley Keast, a Director of the Corporation, subscribed for 667,000 Common Shares (8.38% of the Common Shares issued under the Offering), SFH Inc., a company controlled by Stephen Sandusky, a Director of the Corporation, subscribed for 667,000 Common Shares (8.38% of the Common Shares issued under the Offering), and B. Keast Family Holdings Inc., a company controlled by Branden B. Keast, a Director of the Corporation, subscribed for 667,000 Common Shares (8.38% of the Common Shares issued under the Offering).
For more information concerning the Corporation, please refer to the Corporation's profile on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com.
For more information, please contact:
Green Light Metals Inc.
Chief Executive Officer
Certain statements contained in this news release constitute forward-looking information. These statements relate to future events or future performance. The use of any of the words "intend", "may", "will", "expect", and similar expressions and statements relating to matters that are not historical facts are intended to identify forward-looking information and are based on the Corporation's current beliefs or assumptions as to the outcome and timing of such future events. Actual future results may differ materially. In particular, this news release contains forward-looking information with respect to the principal uses of the proceeds of the Offering. Various assumptions or factors are typically applied in drawing conclusions or making the forecasts or projections set out in forward-looking information. Those assumptions and factors are based on information currently available to the Corporation. The material facts and assumptions include the intended use of proceeds remaining in the best interests of the Corporation. The Corporation cautions the reader that the above list of risk factors is not exhaustive. The forward-looking information contained in this release is made as of the date hereof and the Corporation is not obligated to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities laws. Due to the risks, uncertainties and assumptions contained herein, investors should not place undue reliance on forward- looking information. The foregoing statements expressly qualify any forward-looking information contained herein.
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