Niocan Increases Private Placement Financing to up to C$2.4 Million of Units
Montreal, Québec – TheNewswire - September 20, 2021 – Niocan Inc. (TSXV:NIO) (OTC:NIOCF) (“Niocan” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that, due to market demand, it has increased the maximum amount of its previously announced best efforts private placement of units (“Units”), at a price of C$0.10 per Unit (the “Offering Price”), from 21,500,000 Units for maximum gross proceeds of C$2.15 million to 24,000,000 Units for maximum gross proceeds of C$2.4 million. The minimum offering size remains at 12,500,000 Units for minimum gross proceeds of C$1.25 million. Niocan has also granted to the agent under the offering, Palos Wealth Management, an option to sell up to an additional 4,800,000 Units at the Offering Price (the “Agent’s Option”). If the Agent’s Option is exercised in full, the maximum gross proceeds of the private placement would be C$2.88 million.
Each Unit consist of one common share of the Company (each a “Common Share”) and one-half of one Common Share purchase warrant (each full warrant, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant will be exercisable to acquire one Common Share for a period of 24 months following the date of its issuance at an exercise price of C$0.12.
The Company anticipates the closing date to occur during the week of September 27, 2021.
Niocan is an exploration and development company, with a focus on becoming a ferroniobium producer. The Company holds a niobium property in Oka, Québec and other exploration properties in the Province of Québec. Niocan’s Oka mining property consists of mining rights comprised of 49 claims covering 2,281 acres and its Great Whale property consists of surface and mining rights covering 24,944 acres on the Hudson Bay territory.
For more information on the Company, please refer to the Company’s public documents available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).
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Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer
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