Gitennes Announces Upsizing of Private Placement Closes First Tranche of Private Placement
Vancouver, B.C. - TheNewswire - August 6, 2020: Gitennes Exploration Inc. ("Gitennes" or the "Company") - (TSXV:GIT) announces that it has increased its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") to accommodate investor demand and has closed an initial tranche of the Private Placement (see news release dated June 29, 2020).
The upsized Private Placement has been increased to raise aggregate gross proceeds of up to $1,398,760 through the sale of up to 9,387,500 units at the price of $0.08 per unit (each, a "Unit"), and up to 5,888,727 flow-through units at the price of $0.11 per unit (each, a "Flow-Through Unit").
Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Company (each, a "Common Share") and one common share purchase warrant with each warrant entitling the holder to acquire one additional common share at a price of $0.15 per share for a period of twenty four (24) months from the date of issuance. Each Flow-Through Unit is comprised of one flow-through Common Share and one-half of one non-flow-through common share purchase warrant with each full warrant entitling the holder to acquire one additional non-flow-through Common Share at a price of $0.20 per share for a period of twenty four (24) months from the date of issuance.
The initial tranche of the Private Placement was comprised of 6,087,500 Units and 2,181,000 Flow-Through Units for aggregate gross proceeds of $726,910, a portion of which closed in escrow. The final tranche of the Private Placement is expected to close on or before August 10, 2020.
The Company may pay a finder's fee on all or a portion of the Private Placement consisting of a cash commission equal to 8% of the gross proceeds raised by each finder and finder's warrants equal to 8% of the corresponding number of Units and Flow-Through Units issued. Net proceeds from the Private Placement are expected to be used to fund exploration and for general and administrative expenses.
The Private Placement is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary approvals including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and any applicable securities regulatory authorities. All securities issued in connection with the Private Placement will be subject to a four-month and one day hold period in Canada.
This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. This news release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and such securities may not be offered or sold within the United States absent registration under U.S. federal and state securities laws or an applicable exemption from such U.S. registration requirement.
About Gitennes Exploration Inc.
Gitennes is in the business of exploring for and advancing mineral properties with a focus on high grade gold. The Company currently has the high grade gold Snowbird exploration property in British Columbia, a 1.5% Net Smelter Return royalty on the 18 million ounce Urumalqui Silver Project in Peru and recently announced agreements to acquire three gold properties in Quebec.
Gitennes Exploration Inc.
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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Information
This news release includes certain statements that constitute "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws and U.S. securities legislation, including the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including, without limitation, statements concerning, the completion of the Consolidation, the amount and completion of the Private Placement, the expected use of proceeds of the Private Placement, the Company's expectation that will be successful in enacting its business plans, and the future business, operations and financial performance and condition of the Company, are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that such statements are reasonable, it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to be correct. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as "will", "pro forma", "plans", "expects", "may", "should", "budget", "schedules", estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", "believes", "potential" or variations of such words including negative variations thereof and phrases that refer to certain actions, events or results that may, could, would, might or will occur or be taken or achieved. In making the forward-looking statements in this news release, the Company has applied several material assumptions, including without limitation, the receipt of any necessary regulatory or corporate approvals in connection with the Private Placement, that investor interest will be sufficient to close the Private Placement, that there will be investor interest in future financings, that the COVID-19 global pandemic will not affect the ability of the Company to conduct its anticipated business plans, market fundamentals will result in sustained precious metals demand and prices, the receipt of any necessary permits, licenses and regulatory approvals in connection with the future exploration and development of the Company's projects in a timely manner, the availability of financing on suitable terms for the exploration and development of the Company's projects and the Company's ability to comply with environmental, health and safety laws.
The Company cautions investors that any forward-looking statements by the Company are not guarantees of future results or performance, and that actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors including risks and uncertainties relating to exploration and development and actual results of exploration activities; the ability of the Company to obtain additional financing; delays in obtaining governmental and regulatory approvals (including TSX Venture Exchange approval of the Private Placement), permits or financing; the fact that the Company's interests in certain of its mineral properties are only options and there is no guarantee that the interests, if earned, will be certain; risks relating to epidemics or pandemics such as COVID-19, including the impact of COVID-19 on the Company's business, financial condition and results of operations; the need to comply with environmental and governmental regulations; potential defects in title to the Company's properties; changes in general economic conditions; fluctuations in the prices of commodities and precious metals; operating hazards and risks; environmental issues and liabilities; risks related to joint venture operations; and competition and other risks and uncertainties of the mining industry. Readers should consider all of the information set forth herein and should review the Company's periodic reports filed from time-to-time with Canadian securities regulators. These reports and the Company's filings are available on the Company's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.
Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date of this news release and, except as otherwise required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements contained herein, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in these forward-looking statements.
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