Genius Metals Provides Update on Non-Brokered Private Placement
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MONTRÉAL, QUÉBEC, CANADA — (August 23, 2023) – Genius Metals Inc. (TSXV: GENI) (“Genius Metals” or the “Corporation”) provides an update on the private placement announced in the press release dated August 7, 2023.
The Company announced its intention to complete a non-brokered private placement offering (the “Offering”) of up to 8,000,000 units of the Corporation (the “Units”) at a price of $0.05 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $400,000. Each Unit will be comprised of one common share (a “Common Share”) and one Common Share purchase warrant (a “Warrant”) in the capital of the Corporation. Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to purchase one Common Share at an exercise price of $0.10 per share for a period of 24 months from the closing date of the Offering.
The Company is in discussions with investors and expects to close the Private Placement no later than September 20, 2023, subject to receipt of all necessary approvals, including the final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”).
The net proceeds will be used by the Corporation to incur exploration expenses and for general working capital purposes.
All securities issued in connection with the Offering will be subject to a four-month-and-one-day statutory hold period in accordance with applicable securities laws.
The securities offered 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 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 news release does not
constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy securities
in the United States, nor in any other jurisdiction.
About Genius Metals
Genius Metals is a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration and, if warranted, development of natural resource properties of merit in Canada.
Genius Metals Inc.
Vice-President Corporate Development
President and CEO
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