TORONTO, Nov. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V:RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced “bought deal” private placement (the “Offering”) with Haywood Securities Inc. (“Haywood”), as sole underwriter and bookrunner. The Offering consisted of 12,923,700 flow-through shares of the Company (the “FT Shares”), including full exercise of the Underwriter’s Option, at a price of C$0.65 per FT Share, such FT Shares qualifying as “flow-through shares” (within the meaning of subsection 66(15) of the Income Tax Act (Canada)), for aggregate gross proceeds of C$8,400,405.
The gross proceeds from the Offering will be used by the Company to incur eligible “Canadian exploration expenses” that will qualify as “flow-through mining expenditures” as such terms are defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the “Qualifying Expenditures”) related to the Company’s projects in Ontario. All Qualifying Expenditures will be renounced in favour of the subscribers of the FT Shares effective December 31, 2021.
In consideration for its services, the Company has paid Haywood a cash commission equal to 6.0% of the gross proceeds from the Offering and that number of non-transferable compensation options (the “Compensation Options”) as is equal to 6.0% of the aggregate number of FT Shares sold under the Offering. Each Compensation Option is exercisable to acquire one common share of the Company at a price of C$0.50 per share for a period of 24 months from the closing date of the Offering.
The Offering was made by way of private placement in Canada. The securities issued under the Offering are subject to a hold period in Canada expiring on March 19, 2022. The Offering is subject to final acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.
The securities offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This press 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 State in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
About Red Pine Exploration Inc.
Red Pine Exploration Inc. is a gold exploration company headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Company’s common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “RPX”.
The Wawa Gold Project is in the Michipicoten greenstone belt of Ontario, a region that has seen major investment by several producers in the last five years. Its land package hosts numerous historic gold mines and is over 6,900 hectares in size. The Company’s Chairman of the Board is Paul Martin, the former CEO of Detour Gold. The Board has extensive and diverse experience at such entities as Alamos, Barrick, Generation Mining, Detour Gold and Paramount Gold Nevada Corp. Led by Quentin Yarie, CEO, who has over 25 years of experience in mineral exploration, Red Pine is strengthening its position as a major mineral exploration and development player in the Michipicoten region.
For more information about the Company, visit www.redpineexp.com
Quentin Yarie, President and CEO, (416) 364-7024, [email protected]
Tara Asfour, Investor Relations Manager, (514) 833-1957 [email protected]
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