May 10, 2021
Vancouver, BC: Metallis Resources Inc. (TSX-V: MTS; OTCQB: MTLFF; FSE: 0CVM) (the “Company” or “Metallis”) announces the closing of the final tranche of its over-subscribed non-brokered private placement (the “Financing”). Details of the Financing can be found in previous News Releases dated April 22, 2021 and May 3, 2021.
The second and final tranche raised an additional $399,000 comprised of 753,334 non-flow-through units at $0.45 per unit and 120,000 flow-through units at $0.50 per unit. Total proceeds of the two-tranche financing are $3,726,500, consisting of 1,514,445 non-flow-through units at $0.45 for proceeds of $681,500 and 6,090,000 flow-through units at a price of $0.50 per flow-through unit for proceeds of $3,045,000.
Each flow-through unit consists of one flow-through common share and one-half of a non-flow-through, non-transferable share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder to purchase one additional common share at a price of $0.70 per share for a 2-year period.
Each non-flow-through unit consists of one common share and one-half of a non-flow-through, non-transferable share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder to purchase one additional common share at a price of $0.65 per share for a 2-year period.
The flow-through shares will qualify as “flow-through shares” for the purpose of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the “Act”). The proceeds of the flow-through private placement will be incurred on “Canadian exploration expenses” (within the meaning of the Act). The Company will renounce these expenses to the purchasers with the effective date no later than December 31, 2021, and as required under the Act.
The proceeds from the non-flow-through units will be used for both exploration and general corporate purposes.
The Company paid a total of $13,800 in cash finder’s fees and issued 27,600 finder’s warrants exercisable at $0.50 per share for two years from the date of issuance. In the first tranche, Eventus Capital Corp. was paid $12,000 and received 24,000 finder’s warrants and in the final tranche, Devon Capital Inc. was paid $1,800 and received 3,600 finder’s warrants.
Shares and warrants issued on closing will be subject to a trading hold period expiring four months plus one day from the date of issuance.
About the Kirkham Property
The wholly owned 106 sq. km Kirkham Property is located about 65 km north of Stewart, B.C., in the heart of the Golden Triangle’s prolific Eskay Camp. The Property is prospective for multiple mineral deposit types and is located along a strategic geological boundary – the “Red-line” exposed on the western margin of the Eskay Rift system in the Golden Triangle, northwestern British Columbia.
The Kirkham Property is contiguous to Garibaldi Resources’ E&L Nickel Mountain Project in the north and Eskay Mining Corp. to the east. The property is within 12 km of the Eskay Creek mine while the eastern border is within 15 -20 km of Seabridge Gold’s KSM deposits and Pretium Resources’ Brucejack mine.
Metallis Resources Inc. is a Vancouver-based company focused on the exploration of gold, copper, nickel, and silver at its 100%-owned Kirkham Property situated in northwest British Columbia’s Golden Triangle. Metallis trades under the symbols MTS on the TSX Venture Exchange, MTLFF on the OTCQB Exchange, and 0CVM on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. The Company currently has 52,839,878 common shares issued and outstanding after the closing of the Financing.
On behalf of the Board of Directors:
/s/ “Fiore Aliperti”
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
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