Vancouver, British Columbia – January 22, 2024 – Scorpio Gold Corporation (TSX-V: SGN) (“Scorpio Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the second tranche (the “Second Tranche”) of its non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) described in the press release dated January 12, 2024 by the issuance of 6,384,966 units of the Company at a price of $0.15 per unit for gross proceeds to the Company of $957,745. Each unit was comprised of one common share of the Company and one common share purchase warrant, with each warrant exercisable to acquire one common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.20 until January 22, 2026. To date, the Company has issued an aggregate of 9,584,966 units in the Private Placement for aggregate gross proceeds of $1,437,745.
The Company paid aggregate cash finder’s fees of $7,920 and granted 52,800 non-transferable compensation warrants of the Company to arm’s length finders of the Company in connection with the Second Tranche. Each compensation warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.20 until January 22, 2026.
The Company intends to use the proceeds from the Second Tranche for general working capital purposes. The securities issued in the Second Tranche will be subject to a four-month hold period ending on May 23, 2024 in accordance with applicable securities laws. The Company intends to complete the remainder of the Private Placement by the end of January, 2024.
The Private Placement is subject to the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
The securities described herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”) or any state securities laws, and accordingly, may not be offered or sold within the United States except in compliance with the registration requirements of the 1933 Act and applicable state securities requirements or pursuant to exemptions therefrom. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any securities in any jurisdiction.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF SCORPIO GOLD CORPORATION
Chris Zerga, President and CEO
Tel: (819) 825-7618
Neither the Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
The Company relies on litigation protection for forward-looking statements. This news release contains forward-looking statements that are based on the Company’s current expectations and estimates. Forward-looking statements are frequently characterized by words such as “plan”, “expect”, “project”, “intend”, “believe”, “anticipate”, “estimate”, “suggest”, “indicate” and other similar words or statements that certain events or conditions “may” or “will” occur, and include, without limitation, statements regarding use of proceeds, anticipated closing of the remainder of the Private Placement and final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange for the Private Placement. There is significant risk that the forward-looking statements will not prove to be accurate, that the management’s assumptions may not be correct and that actual results may differ materially from such forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from estimated or anticipated events or results implied or expressed in such forward-looking statements, including financial markets generally, receipt of all regulatory approvals required for the Private Placement, the inability to complete the Private Placement and those risk factors outlined in the Company’s Management Discussion and Analysis as filed on SEDAR+. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which it is made and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and accordingly undue reliance should not be put on such statements due to the inherent uncertainty thereof.