Millennial Lithium Announces Closing of Short Form Prospectus Offering Resulting in Gross Proceeds of $11.5 Million
September 26, 2017
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Millennial Lithium Corp. ("Millennial" or the "Company") (ML: TSX.V) (A3N2:GR: Frankfurt) (MLNLF: OTCQB), is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced short form prospectus offering, including the full exercise of the over-allotment option, raising gross proceeds of $11.5 million for the Company through the issuance of 9,200,000 units of the Company (the "Units") at a price of $1.25 per Unit (the "Offering").
Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company (a "Share") and one-half of one transferable common share purchase warrant (each, a "Warrant"). Each whole Warrant is exercisable into one Share (each, a “Warrant Share”) until September 26, 2019, at an exercise price of $1.50. The Units were sold pursuant to an agency agreement dated September 14, 2017 between the Company and the Agent (the "Agency Agreement").
Canaccord Genuity Corp. (the "Agent") acted as agent and sole bookrunner in connection with the Offering. In consideration for the services performed by the Agent under the Agency Agreement, the Company paid the Agent a cash commission of $606,155 which represents 7% of the gross proceeds raised under the Offering, other than proceeds received from purchasers on a president's list comprised of investors introduced by the Company to the Agent for which a reduced commission applied. The Company also issued to the Agent common share purchase warrants entitling the Agent to acquire 484,924 Shares at an exercise price of $1.25 per Share for a period of 24 months from the closing of the Offering. In addition, the Company paid the Agent a corporate finance fee of 50,000 Shares issued at a deemed price equal to $1.25 per Share.
The net proceeds of the Offering are expected to be used to fund ongoing development and exploration activities, and for general corporate purposes.
The securities described herein 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 in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction where such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful.
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