Monarch Closes C$6.0 Million Private Placement of Flow-Through Shares

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MONTRÉAL, Nov. 22, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MONARCH MINING CORPORATION (“Monarch” or the “Corporation”) (TSX: GBAR) (OTCQX: GBARF) is pleased to announce that it has closed a non-brokered private placement for aggregate gross proceeds of C$5,992,940.70 (the “Offering”). The Offering consisted of the issuance of 6,658,823 flow-through common shares of the Corporation (the “FT Shares”) at a price of C$0.90 per FT Share.

The gross proceeds from the sale of the FT Shares will be used by the Corporation to incur eligible “Canadian exploration expenses” that qualify as “flow-through mining expenditures” within the meaning of subsection 66(15) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and section 359.1 of the Taxation Act (Québec) related to the Corporation’s eligible projects in Québec. The Qualifying Expenditures will be renounced in favour of the subscribers with an effective date no later than December 31, 2022.

As consideration for introducing certain subscribers to the private placement, Monarch paid a cash finder’s fee totaling $227,504.53 and issued 252,783 compensation warrants (the “Compensation Warrants”) to certain finders. Each Compensation Warrant is exercisable to acquire one common share of the Corporation, issued on a non-flow through basis (each, a “Compensation Option Share”) at a price of $0.90 per Compensation Option Share until November 22, 2023.

The Offering remains subject to certain conditions, including, but not limited to, the receipt of the final approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

All securities issued pursuant to this Offering are subject to a restricted hold period of four months and a day, ending on March 23, 2022, under applicable Canadian securities legislation.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities 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 and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to or for the account or benefit of a U.S. person (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 an exemption from such registration is available.

About Monarch
Monarch Mining Corporation (TSX: GBAR) (OTCQX: GBARF) is a fully integrated mining company that owns four projects, including the Beaufor Mine, which has produced more than 1 million ounces of gold over the last 30 years. Other assets include the Croinor Gold, McKenzie Break and Swanson properties, all located near Monarch’s wholly owned 750 tpd Beacon Mill. Monarch owns 28,702 hectares (287 km2) of mining assets in the prolific Abitibi mining camp that host a combined measured and indicated gold resource of 478,982 ounces and a combined inferred resource of 383,393 ounces.

Forward-looking statements
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