Mayfair Gold Corp. Announces Closing of its Initial Public Offering Including Full Exercise of the Over-Allotment Option
Vancouver, British Columbia – TheNewswire - March 11, 2021 – Mayfair Gold Corp. (“Mayfair” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its initial public offering (the “Offering”) of:
(i) 5,406,900 common shares (“Common Shares”), which includes 1,191,111 Common Shares issued pursuant to the exercise of the Over-Allotment Option (as defined herein), at a price of $1.85 per Common Share (the “Offering Price”), for gross proceeds of $10,002,765; and
(ii) 3,731,000 Common Shares issued as “flow-through shares” (“FT Shares”) within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the “Tax Act”), at a price of $2.62 per FT Share, for gross proceeds of $9,775,220.
The TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV”) has conditionally accepted the Company’s listing application and the Company’s Common Shares are expected to commence trading on the TSXV on or about March 22, 2021 under the trading symbol “MFG”.
The net proceeds of the sale of the Common Shares will be used to fund Phase 1 of the recommended exploration program on the Fenn-Gib Property as further detailed in the Company’s final prospectus dated March 5, 2021 (the “Prospectus”), for general and administrative expenses, and for general working capital requirements. The gross proceeds from the sale of the FT Shares will be used for “Canadian exploration expenses” (within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada)) in connection with the mineral exploration programs of Mayfair on the Fenn-Gib Property.
Eight Capital (as lead underwriter), PI Financial Corp. and Clarus Securities Inc. acted as underwriters (the “Underwriters”) for the Offering. In connection with the Offering, the Company paid the Underwriters a cash commission of $1,066,679.00. In connection with the Offering, the Underwriters exercised their over-allotment option (the “Over-Allotment Option”) in full, pursuant to which they have sold 1,191,900 Common Shares at the Offering Price.
A copy of the Prospectus can be found on the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved of the contents of this news release. The Common Shares (including FT Shares) have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), or any state securities laws. Accordingly, the Common Shares (including FT Shares) may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws, or pursuant to exemptions from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of Mayfair in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors of Mayfair Gold Corp.,
Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mayfair is a British Columbia, Canada based mineral exploration company focused on the exploration of the Company’s 100% owned Fenn-Gib Property. The Fenn-Gib Property consists of 21 fee simple patented properties, 144 unpatented mining claims, and 153 patented leasehold mining claims located in the Guibord, Munro, Michaud and McCool Townships in northeast Ontario, Canada.
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Forward Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking statements and forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation (collectively, "forward-looking statements") that relate to Mayfair’s current expectations and views of future events. Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance (often, but not always, through the use of words or phrases such as "will likely result", "are expected to", "expects", "will continue", "is anticipated", "anticipates", "believes", "estimated", "intends", "plans", "forecast", "projection", "strategy", "objective" and "outlook") are not historical facts and may be forward-looking statements and may involve estimates, assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those expressed in such forward-looking statements. No assurance can be given that these expectations will prove to be correct and such forward-looking statements included in this news release should not be unduly relied upon. These statements speak only as of the date of this news release.
Forward-looking statements are based on a number of assumptions and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond Mayfair’s control, which could cause actual results and events to differ materially from those that are disclosed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the impact and progression of the COVID-19 pandemic and other factors set forth under “Forward-Looking Statements” and “Risk Factors” in the Prospectus. Mayfair undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required by law. New factors emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for Mayfair to predict all of them, or assess the impact of each such factor or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Any forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.
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