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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Millrock Resources Inc. (TSX-V: MRO) ("Millrock" or the “Company") announces that it plans to raise gross proceeds of between $1,000,000 and $1,500,000 through a non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") of between 13,333,333 units (the “Units”) and 20,000,000 Units at a price of $0.075 per Unit.
It is the intention of the Company to provide an opportunity to existing, eligible Millrock shareholders to participate in the Offering. Non-accredited investors will be welcome to participate in the Offering through use of the existing shareholder exemption provided in BC Instrument 45-534 and similar exemptions in other jurisdictions of Canada.
Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company and one share purchase warrant (the “Unit Warrants”). Each Unit Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company at an escalating exercise price as follows:
- Until December 14, 2019, the Unit Warrants will be exercisable at $0.14 per share;
- Thereafter, until December 14, 2020, the Unit Warrants will be exercisable at $0.17 per share; and
- Thereafter, until December 14, 2021, the Unit Warrants will be exercisable at $0.20 per share.
The minimum investment is $5,000. The net proceeds from the Offering will be used to advance exploration and secure drilling permits at the West Pogo project (as to 30% of the net proceeds raised), for generation of new projects and funding partners (as to 40% of the net proceeds raised) and for general corporate purposes (as to 30% of the net proceeds raised).
Existing Shareholder Exemption
In addition to any other exemptions available, participation in the Offering is also open to existing shareholders of Millrock who, as of the close of business on July 9, 2019 ("Record Date"), hold common shares of Millrock (and who continue to hold common shares of Millrock at the time of closing), pursuant to the prospectus exemption set out in B.C. Instrument 45-534 and in similar instruments in other jurisdictions of Canada. This exemption is not available to a shareholder who is a U.S. Person (as defined in Regulation S promulgated under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended).
Pursuant to a strategic investment agreement previously announced with EMX Royalty Corp., (“EMX”) EMX has the right to participate in the Offering to maintain their current ownership percentage of Millrock shares.
Any existing shareholder or other interested investor who wishes to participate in the Offering is asked to please contact Janice Davies, Corporate Secretary of the Company by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org to receive subscription documentation and instructions. The Offering will remain open to existing shareholders until July 16, 2019.
Finder’s fees of 7% cash and 7% finder’s warrants (“Finder’s Warrants”) may be paid in connection with the Offering. The Finder’s Warrants have the same terms as the Unit Warrants except that they will be non-transferable.
The Offering is subject to receipt of TSX Venture Exchange acceptance.
Millrock also reports that it has engaged Mr. Doug Flegg of Cairn Merchant Partners of Toronto, Canada as a Strategic Advisor to assist Millrock in finding partners for its Alaska projects. Prior to joining Cairn Merchant Partners, Doug was Managing Director of Global Mining Sales for BMO Capital Markets. Doug also worked as a Portfolio Manager and Co-head of Canadian Equities at UBS Global Asset Management where he was responsible for their mining investments. Doug started his career as an Exploration Geologist in Northern Ontario and Newfoundland. He graduated from the Queen's School of Business with an MBA, he has a BSc. (Honours Geology) degree from Queen's University. See also: (http://cairnmp.com/doug-flegg).
About Millrock Resources Inc.
Millrock Resources Inc. is a premier project generator to the mining industry. Millrock identifies, packages and operates large-scale projects for joint venture, thereby exposing its shareholders to the benefits of mineral discovery without the usual financial risk taken on by most exploration companies. The company is active in Alaska and Sonora State, Mexico. Funding for drilling at Millrock’s exploration projects is primarily provided by its joint venture partners. Business partners of Millrock have included some of the leading names in the mining industry: Centerra Gold, First Quantum, Teck, Kinross, Vale, Inmet, EMX Royalty Altius, and Riverside. Millrock is a major shareholder of junior explorer ArcWest Exploration, and holds a portfolio of exploration-stage project royalties in Mexico, British Columbia and Alaska.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Gregory Beischer, President & CEO
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Melanee Henderson, Investor Relations
(877) 217-8978 (toll-free)
Some statements in this news release contain forward-looking information. These statements address future events and conditions and, as such, involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the statements. Such factors include without limitation the receipt of TSX Venture Exchange acceptance and completion of the Offering.
THIS NEWS RELEASE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER TO SELL OR THE SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO BUY ANY SECURITIES OF THE COMPANY IN THE UNITED STATES OR IN ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH ANY SUCH OFFER, SOLICITATION OR SALE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL. THE SECURITIES TO BE OFFERED UNDER THE OFFERING HAVE NOT BEEN AND WILL NOT BE REGISTERED UNDER THE 1933 ACT OR ANY STATE SECURITIES LAWS, AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO U.S. PERSONS (AS THAT TERM IS DEFINED IN REGULATION S UNDER THE 1933 ACT) EXCEPT IN TRANSACTIONS EXEMPT FROM THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE 1933 ACT AND APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS.