Eric Sprott Increases Ownership in Silver One
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Vancouver, British Columbia–(July 16, 2020) – Silver One Resources Inc. (TSXV: SVE) (OTCQX: SLVRF) (FSE: BRK1) (“Silver One”) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced private placement financing by issuing 21,111,111 units (“Units”) at a price of $0.45 per Unit for gross proceeds of $9.5 million (the “Financing”).
Greg Crowe, President and CEO commented: “This is the third time Eric Sprott has taken a position in the company. We are very appreciative of his ongoing support. With a treasury of over C$ 14 million, Silver One is very well positioned to advance its 3 high-priority silver projects in Nevada and Arizona. Exploration programs are being planned and should commence in the coming weeks.”
Each Unit is comprised of one common share and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (“Warrant”), with each whole Warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional common share at $0.65 per share for a period of three (3) years from the date of issue.
All securities issued in connection with the Financing will be subject to restrictions on resale until November 15, 2020. The Company paid finders a fee of $67,730.28 and 125,660 finders warrants.
Proceeds of the financing will be used for ongoing exploration and drilling activities at the Candelaria Silver Project, additional exploration activities to further define the high-grade silver-gold-copper vein systems at the Company’s Cherokee Project and to explore for very high-grade silver targets at the recently acquired Phoenix Silver project. It will also be used for potential silver focused acquisitions and for working capital purposes.
Eric Sprott Increases Ownership
Mr. Sprott, through 2176423 Ontario Ltd., a corporation that is beneficially owned by him, acquired 11,111,111 Common Shares of Silver One and 5,555,556 Warrants (which terms restrict the holder acquiring 20% or more of the Common Shares without obtaining certain approvals of the TSX Venture Exchange) pursuant to the Financing for total consideration of $5,000,000. Prior to the Financing, Mr. Sprott beneficially owned or controlled 22,000,000 Common Shares of Silver One and 11,000,000 share purchase warrants. As a result of the Financing, Mr. Sprott beneficially owns or controls 31,111,111 Common Shares and 16,555,556 Warrants of the Company representing approximately 16.97% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares of Silver One on a non-diluted basis and approximately 23.46% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares of Silver One on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the warrants.
The Units were acquired by Sprott for investment purposes. Mr. Sprott has a long-term view of the investment and may acquire additional securities of Silver One including on the open market or through private acquisitions or sell securities of Silver One including on the open market or through private dispositions in the future depending on market conditions, reformulation of plans and/or other relevant factors.
A copy of Sprott’s early warning report will appear on Silver One’s profile on SEDAR and may also be obtained by calling (416) 945-3294 (200 Bay Street, Suite 2600, Royal Bank Plaza, South Tower, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2J2)
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell, or solicitation of an offer to buy, nor will there be any sale of any of the securities offered in any jurisdiction where such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, including the United States of America. The securities being offered as part of the Offering 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 state securities laws, and accordingly may not be offered or sold in the United States except in compliance with the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and any applicable state securities laws, or pursuant to available exemptions therefrom.