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TORONTO, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Eloro Resources Ltd. (the “Company” or “Eloro”) (TSX-V: ELO; OTCQX: ELRRF; FSE: P2QM) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced bought deal financing of 3,007,710 units of the Company (the "Units") at a price of C$3.25 per Unit for gross proceeds to the Company of C$9,775,057.50 (the "Offering"). The Offering was underwritten on a bought deal basis by Cormark Securities Inc. as underwriter (the “Underwriter”), pursuant to an underwriting agreement dated May 16, 2022 between the Company and the Underwriter. Haywood Securities Inc. participated as a special selling group member in connection with the Offering. The Offering included the exercise in full by the Underwriter of the over-allotment option granted by the Company pursuant to the terms of the Offering. Each Unit consists of one common share in the capital of the Company (each a “Common Share”) and one-half of one Common Share purchase warrant of the Company (each whole warrant, a “Warrant”). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire an additional Common Share at a price of C$4.75 for a period of 24 months following the closing of the Offering.
The securities issued under the Offering were qualified for distribution pursuant to a prospectus supplement dated May 16, 2022 (the “Supplement”) to the Company’s short form base shelf prospectus dated May 11, 2022.
The net proceeds from the Offering will be used for continued exploration and development of the Company’s Iska Iska project in Bolivia, as further set out in the Supplement filed on the Company’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.
In connection with the Offering, the Company paid the Underwriter a cash commission equal to 6% of the gross proceeds of the Offering (for a total cash commission of C$586,503.45) and issued to the Underwriter and its selling group members that number of non-transferable compensation options (the “Compensation Options”) equal to 6% of the aggregate number of Units sold under the Offering (for a total of 180,462 Compensation Options). Each Compensation Option entitles the holder to acquire one Common Share at a price of C$3.25 per Common Share for a period of 24 months following the closing of the Offering.
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 99% 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 NI 43-101 Technical Report on Iska Iska, which was completed by Micon International Limited, is available under Eloro’s 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. La Victoria consists of eight mining concessions and eight mining claims encompassing approximately 89 square kilometres. La Victoria has good infrastructure with access to road, water and electricity and is located at an altitude that ranges from 3,150 m to 4,400 m above sea level.
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 (forward-looking statements in this news release include, without limitation, statements regarding the use of proceeds from the Offering). 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. The Company does not intend to update any such forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable laws.
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