TORONTO, July 27, 2023 – Copper Road Resources Inc. (TSXV: CRD) (“Copper Road” or the “Company“) announces that is has completed its previously announced non-brokered private placement consisting of the sale of 71,426 units of the Company (each, a “Unit“) at a price of $0.07 per Unit and 5,642,858 flow-through units of the Company (each, a “FT Unit“) each at a price of $0.07 per FT Unit, for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $400,000 (the “Offering“). Each Unit was comprised of one common share of the Company and one (½) of one common share purchase warrant (each, a “Warrant“). Each FT Unit was comprised of one common share of the Company issued as a “flow-through share” (each, a “FT Share“) within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the “Tax Act”) and one half (½) of one Warrant. Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one common share of the Company at a price of $0.15 for a period of 36 months the closing date of the Offering.
The Company intends to use the gross proceeds from sale of the FT Shares for exploration activities on the Company’s key project located north of Sault St. Marie, Ontario, and to incur eligible Canadian Exploration Expenses (within the meaning of the Tax Act) that will qualify for qualify for the federal 30% Critical Mineral Exploration Tax Credit. The net proceeds raised pursuant to the sale of the Units will be used for general working capital purposes.
The Company also paid cash fees and issued finder warrants (each a “Finder’s Warrant”) to certain eligible finders equal to 7.0% of the aggregate gross proceeds raised, and 7.0% of the aggregate number of Units and FT Units sold, by such finders pursuant to the Offering. Each Finder’s Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one common share in the capital of the Corporation at a price of $0.15 for a period of 36 months following the closing of the Offering.
The securities issued pursuant to the Offering are subject to a statutory hold period of four month and one day.
About Copper Road
Copper Road Resources Inc. is a Canadian based explorer engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and evaluation of properties for the mining of precious and base metals. The Company is exploring for large copper dominant polymetallic deposits on the 21,000-hectare Batchewana Bay Project 80 km. north of Sault St. Marie, Ontario, Canada.
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These forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions and estimates of management of the Company at the time such statements were made. Actual future results may differ materially as forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to materially differ from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such factors, among other things, include: the expected benefits to the Company relating to the exploration conducted and proposed to be conducted at the Company’s properties; the receipt of all applicable regulatory approvals for the Offering; failure to identify any mineral resources or significant mineralization; the preliminary nature of metallurgical test results; uncertainties relating to the availability and costs of financing needed in the future, including to fund any exploration programs on the Company’s properties; fluctuations in general macroeconomic conditions; fluctuations in securities markets; fluctuations in spot and forward prices of gold, silver, base metals or certain other commodities; fluctuations in currency markets; change in national and local government, legislation, taxation, controls, regulations and political or economic developments; risks and hazards associated with the business of mineral exploration, development and mining (including environmental hazards, industrial accidents, unusual or unexpected formations pressures, cave-ins and flooding); inability to obtain adequate insurance to cover risks and hazards; the presence of laws and regulations that may impose restrictions on mining and mineral exploration; employee relations; relationships with and claims by local communities and indigenous populations; availability of increasing costs associated with mining inputs and labour; the speculative nature of mineral exploration and development (including the risks of obtaining necessary licenses, permits and approvals from government authorities); the unlikelihood that properties that are explored are ultimately developed into producing mines; geological factors; actual results of current and future exploration; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be evaluated; soil sampling results being preliminary in nature and are not conclusive evidence of the likelihood of a mineral deposit; title to properties; and those factors described in the most recently filed management’s discussion and analysis of the Company. Although the forward-looking statements contained in this news release are based upon what management of the Company believes, or believed at the time, to be reasonable assumptions, the Company cannot assure shareholders that actual results will be consistent with such forward-looking statements, as there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and information. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information, or the material factors or assumptions used to develop such forward-looking information, will prove to be accurate. The Company does not undertake to release publicly any revisions for updating any voluntary forward-looking statements, except as required by applicable securities law.