NexGen Energy Ltd. Announces $10 Million Bought Deal Private Placement of Flow-Through Shares
October 7, 2014 (Source: Marketwired) — NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OR FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES AND DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER OF THE SECURITIES DESCRIBED HEREIN
NexGen Energy Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:NXE) (“NexGen” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Cormark Securities Inc., on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters (collectively, the “Underwriters”), to purchase 21,750,000 flow through shares (“Flow-Through Shares”) of NexGen (the “Offering”) on a bought deal private placement basis. The Flow-Through Shares shall be offered at a price of $0.46 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $10 million. In addition, the Company has granted the Underwriters an option to increase the size of the Offering by an additional 3,250,000 Flow-Through Shares, exercisable in whole or in part up to 2 days before closing of the Offering (the “Option”), which would increase the gross proceeds of the Offering to approximately $11.5 million.
The closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about November 11, 2014 and is subject to the completion of formal documentation and receipt of regulatory approval, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
The proceeds received by the Company from the sale of the Flow-Through Shares will be used to incur Canadian exploration expenditures that are “flow-through mining expenditures” (as such terms are defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada)) on the Corporation’s properties in the Province of Saskatchewan, which will be renounced to the subscribers with an effective date no later than December 31, 2015, in the aggregate amount of not less than the total amount of the gross proceeds raised from the issue of Flow-Through Shares.
In connection with the Offering, the Underwriters will receive a cash commission equal to 6.0% of the gross proceeds raised under the Offering (inclusive of the Option).
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein in the United States. The securities described herein have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to the account or benefit of a U.S. person absent an exemption from the registration requirements of such Act.
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About NexGen Mines:
NexGen is a British Columbia corporation with a focus on the acquisition, exploration and development of Canadian uranium projects. NexGen has a highly experienced team of exploration professionals with a track record in the discovery of unconformity-style uranium deposits in Canada.
NexGen owns a portfolio of highly prospective uranium exploration assets in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada, including a 100% interest in Rook 1, location of the Arrow Discovery, and an option to earn a 70% interest in the Radio Project, immediately adjacent to Rio Tinto’s Roughrider Deposit.
This news release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. Generally, but not always, forward-looking information is identifiable by the use of words such as “will” and “planned” and similar expressions. Forward-looking information is based on the then current expectations, beliefs, assumptions, estimates and forecasts about the Company’s business and the industry and markets in which it operates. Such information is not a guarantee of future performance and undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information. Assumptions and factors underlying the Company’s expectations regarding forward-looking information contained herein include, among others: that general business and economic conditions will not change in a material adverse manner; that financing will be available if and when needed on reasonable terms; that the Company’s current exploration activities can be achieved and that its other corporate activities will proceed as expected; that third party contractors, equipment and supplies and governmental and other approvals required to conduct the Company’s planned exploration activities will be available on reasonable terms and in a timely manner.
Although the assumptions made by the Company in providing forward-looking information are considered reasonable by management at the time the forward-looking information is given, there can be no assurance that such assumptions will prove to be accurate. Forward-looking information also involves known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual events or results in future periods to differ materially from any projections of future events or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including, among others: risks related to the availability of financing on commercially reasonable terms and the expected use of the proceeds; changes in the market; potential downturns in economic conditions; industry conditions; actual results of exploration activities being different than anticipated; changes in exploration programs based upon results of exploration; future prices of metal; availability of third party contractors; availability of equipment and supplies; failure of equipment to operate as anticipated; accidents, effects of weather and other natural phenomena and other risks associated with the mineral exploration industry; environmental risks; changes in laws and regulations; community relations; and delays in obtaining governmental or other approvals or financing. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated, estimated or intended. NexGen undertakes no obligation to update or reissue forward-looking information as a result of new information or events except as required by applicable securities laws. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information.
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