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December 6, 2017 – Val-d’Or, Québec, Canada – Metanor Resources Inc. (the “Company“) (TSX-V: MTO) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Sprott Capital Partners to act as lead agent (the “Lead Agent”), on its own behalf and, if applicable, on behalf of a syndicate of agents (collectively with the Lead Agent, the “Agents”), pursuant to which the Agents will sell by way of private placement, up to 13,655,000 securities of the Company consisting of a combination of (a) Units (hereinafter defined) of the Corporation, at a price of $0.70 per Unit, and (b) including a minimum 2,950,000 common shares of the Corporation issued on a flow-through basis (the “FT Shares”), at a price of $0.85 per FT Share (minimum of $2,507,500 in FT Share gross proceeds). The issuance of Units and FT Shares shall be collectively referred to as the “Offering“.
Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company (a “Common Share”) and one half of one common share purchase warrant (a “Warrant”)(collectively, a “Unit”). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one Common Share for two years from the Closing Date at a price of C$0.90.
The gross proceeds from the FT Share offering will be used to fund exploration of the Company’s properties as qualifying Canadian Exploration Expenses as defined in subsection 127(9) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) which will be renounced to the subscribers with an effective date of December 31, 2017. The proceeds from the Unit offering will be used for on-going development of the Company properties and for general corporate purposes.
It is anticipated that the private placement will close no later than December 29, 2017, and is subject to the completion of formal documentation, receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, and other customary conditions.
In connection with the Offering, the Agents will receive a cash commission equal to 6.0% of the gross proceeds raised.
All of the securities sold pursuant to the Offering will be subject to a four month hold period which will expire four months and one day from the date of Closing.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, including any of the securities in the United States of America. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for account or benefit of, U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration requirements is available.
Statements made in this press release, including those regarding the closing and the use of proceeds of the private placement, management objectives, forecasts, estimates, expectations, or predictions of the future may constitute “forward-looking statements”, which can be identified by the use of conditional or future tenses or by the use of such verbs as “believe”, “expect”, “may”, “will”, “should”, “estimate”, “anticipate”, “project”, “plan”, and words of similar import, including variations thereof and negative forms. This press release contains forward- looking statements that reflect, as of the date of this press release, the Company’s expectations, estimates and projections about its operations, the mining industry and the economic environment in which it operates. Statements in this press release that are not supported by historical fact are forward-looking statements, meaning they involve risk, uncertainty and other factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the assumptions inherent in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on these statements, which apply only at the time of writing of this press release. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except to the extent required by securities legislation.
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