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Celsius Resources Limited
18 April 2024
 

 

ASX/AIM RELEASE

18 APRIL 2024

 

Celsius signs Binding Subscription Agreement with Silvercorp Metals raising a further £117,317

 

Celsius Resources Limited ("CLA", "Celsius" or the "Company") (ASX, AIM:CLA) refers to its announcement of 15 April 2024 in relation to the successful completion of the AIM placement raising gross proceeds of approximately £922,000 (before costs) ("Placement").

 

The Company is pleased to advise that substantial shareholder, Silvercorp Metals Inc., ("SVM" or "Silvercorp") (TSX: SVM, NYSE: SVM) has exercised its participation right to participate in the Placement on equivalent terms to other subscribers in the Placement[1]. As announced on 15 May 2023, the Company agreed to give Silvercorp a reasonable opportunity to participate in future equity offers on equivalent terms to other subscribers for a period of two years and provided Silvercorp's relevant interest in Celsius does not fall below 10%.[2]

 

To give effect to Silvercorp's election to participate in the Placement, the Company and Silvercorp have executed a binding subscription agreement to raise a further £117,317 (before costs) under the Placement ("Subscription Agreement").

 

Pursuant to the Subscription Agreement, Silvercorp has agreed to subscribe for 19,552,752 new Celsius shares ("Subscription Shares") at a subscription price of £0.006 (being the same price at which shares were issued to other participants in the Placement), together with one (1) free-attaching unlisted Warrant for every one (1) Subscription Share subscribed for ("Subscription Warrants"). The Subscription Warrants are exercisable at £0.009 each and expire on 31 December 2026.

 

The Subscription Shares and Subscription Warrants will be issued under the Company's existing placement capacity under ASX Listing Rules 7.1 and 7.1A, as follows:

 

·    19,552,752 Subscription Shares under Listing Rule 7.1A; and

·    19,552,752 Subscription Warrants under Listing Rule 7.1.

 

Settlement is expected to occur on or around 19 April 2024. Application will also be made for the Subscription Shares, which rank pari passu with all existing ordinary shares in the Company, to be admitted to trading on AIM, with the date of admission expected to be on or around 25 April 2024.

 

Proceeds from the Silvercorp subscription will be applied towards:

 

·    Early development works at the MCB Copper-Gold Project;

·    Permitting costs at the Sagay Copper-Gold Project;

·    Exploration costs at the Botilao Copper-Gold Prospect; and

·    General working capital.

 

This announcement has been authorised by the Board of Directors of Celsius Resources Limited.

 

Celsius Resources Contact Information

Level 5, 191 St. Georges Terrace

Perth WA 6000

 

PO Box 7059

Cloisters Square PO

Perth WA 6850

 

P: +61 2 8072 1400

E: info@celsiusresources.com.au

W: www.celsiusresources.com

 

Celsius Resources Limited

 

 

Peter Hume

P: +61 2 8072 1400

E: info@celsiusresources.com.au

W: www.celsiusresources.com

 

Multiplier Media

(Australia Media Contact)                  

Jon Cuthbert  

 

M: +61 402 075 707

E: jon.cuthbert@multiplier.com.au

 

 

Beaumont Cornish Limited

(Nominated Adviser)

Roland Cornish/Felicity Geidt/Andrew Price

 

 

P: +44 (0) 207 628 3396

E: corpfin@b-cornish.co.uk

WH Ireland (Broker)

Harry Ansell/James Joyce/Isaac Hooper

 

P:+44 (0) 20 7220 1666

 

 

Beaumont Cornish Limited ("Beaumont Cornish") is the Company's Nominated Adviser and is authorised and regulated by the FCA. Beaumont Cornish's responsibilities as the Company's Nominated Adviser, including a responsibility to advise and guide the Company on its responsibilities under the AIM Rules for Companies and AIM Rules for Nominated Advisers, are owed solely to the London Stock Exchange. Beaumont Cornish is not acting for and will not be responsible to any other persons for providing protections afforded to customers of Beaumont Cornish nor for advising them in relation to the proposed arrangements described in this announcement or any matter referred to in it.



[1] For further information refer to the Company's ASX Announcement of 15 May 2023 titled 'Celsius Resources signs Non-Binding Term Sheet with Silvercorp Metals Inc. for proposed acquisition of Celsius Resources and firm subscription by Silvercorp Metals to raise A$5 million'.

[2] Subject at all times to the ASX Listing Rules and any policy or guidance published or notified by ASX from time to time.

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