VANCOUVER, August 12, 2020 - Eros Resources Corp.
("EROS" or the "Company") (TSXV:ERC) is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced rights offering (the "Rights Offering") for aggregate gross proceeds of $2,422,344.35.
The net proceeds of the Rights Offering will be used;
- To make strategic tax advantaged investments that will grow the value of our asset portfolio while reducing future income tax liabilities
- To maintain and advance the Company's gold mine development project, Bell Mountain in Nevada
- For general corporate purposes.
The Rights Offering was oversubscribed by approximately 191%. The Company received 43,373,784 initial subscriptions pursuant to the basic subscription privilege, and 49,081,602 additional subscriptions pursuant to the additional subscription privilege.
The additional subscriptions were prorated within the 5,073,103 units remaining after the initial subscriptions, and the extraneous balance of subscription funds returned to the subscribers. As a result, the total number of units to be issued under the Rights Offering is the maximum of 48,446,887 units.
Each unit consists of one common share (a "Common Share") and half ( 1/2 ) a Common Share purchase warrant, with each full warrant (a "Warrant") exercisable for one Common Share at a price of $0.15 per share until August 12, 2021, subject to early expiry in the event the 20-day weighted average trading price of the Common Shares exceeds $0.30. The Rights Offering remains subject to the final acceptance of the TSXV.
Eros Resources Corp. is a Canadian public company listed on the Toronto Venture Exchange. The Company's business objective is the identification, acquisition and exploration of advanced-stage projects with a North American focus. In addition, the Company plans to make strategic investments with a global focus on a diverse commodity base. EROS managements' expertise supports this strategy.
For further information, please contact:
Eros Resources Corp.
President and Chief Executive Officer
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Forward Looking Statements
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