Gatling Announces Closing of C$4.64 Million Financing
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Vancouver, British Columbia, December 18, 2020 – Gatling Exploration Inc. (TSXV: GTR; OTCQB: GATGF) (the “Company” or “Gatling”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the brokered financing previously announced on November 25, 2020 (the “Offering”). Sprott Capital Partners LP, as lead agent, and Canaccord Genuity Corp. acted as agents (the “Agents”) for the Offering on a “best efforts” basis.
The Company received aggregate gross proceeds of $4,643,427 from the issuance of (a) 5,497,140 post-consolidation common shares of the Company issued on a flow-through basis (the “FT Shares”) at a price of $0.55 per FT Share; and (b) 3,240,000 units of the Company (the “Units”) at a price of $0.50 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one post-consolidation common share and one-half of one transferable common share purchase warrant, each whole warrant (a “Warrant”) exercisable into one additional post-consolidated common share at a price of $0.70 per share. The Warrants are exercisable until December 18, 2022, provided that, after all statutory hold periods on the Warrants expire, if the common shares of the Company trade on the TSX Venture Exchange at a price of $1.10 or more for 10 consecutive trading days at any time (the “Acceleration Event”), then the Warrants will expire, subject to the Company’s discretion, on the earlier of the expiry date and 5:00 p.m. (Vancouver time) on the date which is 10 calendar days after the Company provides notice to the holders of the Warrants that the Acceleration Event has occurred. Collectively, the FT Shares and the Units are referred to in this release as the “Offered Securities”.
The gross proceeds from the issuance of the Offered Securities will be used for Canadian exploration expenses, and will qualify as “flow-through mining expenditures” (the “Qualifying Expenditures”), as defined in subsection 127(9) of the Income Tax Act (Canada), which will be renounced to the subscribers with an effective date no later than December 31, 2021, in an aggregate amount not less than the gross proceeds raised from the issue of the FT Shares, and, if the Qualifying Expenditures are reduced by the Canada Revenue Agency, the Company will indemnify each FT Share subscriber for any additional taxes payable by such subscriber as a result of the Company’s failure to renounce the Qualifying Expenditures as agreed.
In consideration for their services, the Company has paid the Agents a cash commission equal to 6.0% of the gross proceeds of certain Offered Securities placed in the Offering. Additionally, the Company issued the Agents an aggregate of 397,512 non-transferable broker warrants. Each broker warrant entitles the holder to acquire one Common Share at a price of $0.70 per Common Share until December 18, 2022.
The securities issued under the Offering are subject to a standard hold period of four months and one day, expiring on April 19, 2021.
The Company also announces that Jody Dahrouge has resigned as a director of the Company. The Company thanks Mr. Dahrouge for his service to the Company and wishes him well in his future endeavors.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS,
Jason Billan, President and CEO
Gatling Exploration Inc.
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