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TORONTO, July 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eloro Resources Ltd. (“Eloro” or the “Company”) (TSX: ELO; OTCQX: ELRRF; FSE: P2QM) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Haywood Securities Inc. to act as co-lead underwriter and joint bookrunner, together with Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation as co-lead underwriter and joint bookrunner and a syndicate of underwriters (collectively, the “Underwriters”), pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a bought deal basis, 1,588,000 units of the Company (the “Units”) at a price of C$3.15 per Unit (the “Issue Price”) for gross proceeds to the Company of C$5,002,200 (the “Offering”). Each Unit will consist of one common share in the capital of the Company (a “Common Share”) and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each whole purchase warrant, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to acquire one Common Share (a “Warrant Share”) at a price of C$4.25 for a period of 24 months from the Closing Date (as hereinafter defined).
Additionally, the Company has agreed to grant to the Underwriters an option, exercisable at any time, in whole or in part, until the date that is 30 days following the closing of the Offering, to purchase up to an additional 15% of the number of Units sold under the Offering at a price per Unit equal to the Issue Price, on the same terms and conditions as the Offering.
The net proceeds from the Offering will be used for exploration and development at the Company’s projects in Bolivia and Peru, and for general working capital and corporate purposes.
The Units will be offered by way of a prospectus supplement to the Company’s base shelf prospectus, dated May 11, 2022, to be filed with the securities commissions and other similar regulatory authorities in each of the provinces of Canada, except Québec. The Units may also be sold to U.S. buyers on a private placement basis pursuant to available exemptions from the registration requirements of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act’) and applicable state securities laws, and to residents in other jurisdictions outside of Canada, provided that no prospectus filing or comparable obligation arises .
The Offering is scheduled to close on or about August 3, 2023 and is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary regulatory and other approvals including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange and the securities regulatory authorities.
The securities offered in the Offering have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or any U.S. state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, United States persons absent registration or any applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable U.S. state securities laws. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States, nor there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.
About Eloro Resources Ltd.
Eloro is an exploration and mine development company with a portfolio of gold and base-metal properties in Bolivia, Peru and Quebec. Eloro has an option to acquire a 100% interest in the highly prospective Iska Iska Property, which can be classified as a polymetallic epithermal-porphyry complex, a significant mineral deposit type in the Potosi Department, in southern Bolivia. A recent NI 43-101 Technical Report on Iska Iska, which was completed by Micon International Limited, is available on Eloro’s website and under its filings on SEDAR. Iska Iska is a road-accessible, royalty-free property. Eloro also owns an 82% interest in the La Victoria Gold/Silver Project, located in the North-Central Mineral Belt of Peru some 50 km south of Barrick’s Lagunas Norte Gold Mine and Pan American Silver’s La Arena Gold Mine.
For further information please contact either Thomas G. Larsen, Chairman and CEO or Jorge Estepa, Vice-President at (416) 868-9168.
Information in this news release may contain forward-looking information. Statements containing forward-looking information express, as at the date of this news release, the Company’s plans, estimates, forecasts, projections, expectations, or beliefs as to future events or results and are believed to be reasonable based on information currently available to the Company. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate. Actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information.
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