Genesis Announces Closing of $1,240,000 Private Placement
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Vancouver, British Columbia, May 10th, 2021 – Genesis Metals Corp. ("Genesis" or the "Company") (TSX-V: GIS) is pleased to announce that it has completed a non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of $1,241,000
Pursuant to the placement, the Company issued 5,170,835 flow-through common shares ("FT Shares") at $0.24 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of $1,241,000. The Company paid fees in the aggregate amount of $68,460.02 and issued 285,250 warrants in connection with the sale of FT Shares. Each FT Finder Warrant is exercisable to acquire one common share of the Company at a price of $0.24 per share for a period of two years from the date of issuance.
All securities issued or issuable in connection the Private Placement are subject to a hold period and may not be traded until four months and one day from the date of closing, except as permitted by applicable securities legislation and the rules and policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.
The Company intends to use the gross proceeds from the placement to incur exploration expenses on the Company's 100% owned Chevrier Gold Project and October Gold Project.
The Company further announces that it has granted to directors, officers, and consultants of the Company stock options exercisable to acquire up to a total of 1,075,000 common shares under the Company's Stock Option Plan (the "Options") in accordance with the terms of the Company's stock option and bonus share plan. The Options are exercisable for a period of five years at a price of $0.24 per share.
Genesis Metals Corp. is a member of the Discovery Group of Companies, an alliance of public companies focused on the advancement of mineral exploration and mining projects with a proven track record of generating shareholder value through responsible, sustainable, and innovative development. Discovery Group companies have generated over $500 million in direct and indirect expenditures resulting in over a billion dollars in M&A activity, with notable recent successes being the sale of Northern Empire Resources Corp. to Coeur Mining Inc. and the sale of Kaminak Gold Corp. to Goldcorp Inc. Current Discovery Group member companies include: Great Bear Resources Ltd., Bluestone Resources Inc., ValOre Metals Corp., Ethos Gold Corp., Fireweed Zinc Ltd., Kodiak Copper Corp., and K2 Gold Corporation.
Genesis Metals Corp. is a gold exploration company focused on advancing its Chevrier Gold Project in the prolific Abitibi region of Quebec, Canada.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
“David A. Terry”
President, CEO, and Director
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Certain disclosure in this release, including statements regarding the anticipated timing for receipt of survey and till results; the Company's exploration plans; constitute forward-looking information or statements (collectively, "forward-looking statements") for the purpose of applicable securities laws. In making the forward-looking statements, the Company has applied certain factors and assumptions that are based on the Company's current beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company, including that the Company is able to obtain any government or other regulatory approvals required to complete the Company's planned exploration and development activities; that the Company is able to procure personnel, equipment and supplies required for its exploration and development activities in sufficient quantities and on a timely basis; that actual results of exploration activities are consistent with management's expectations; that the current price and demand for gold will be sustained or will improve; that general business and economic conditions will not change in a materially adverse manner; Although the Company considers these assumptions to be reasonable based on information currently available to it, they may prove to be incorrect, and the forward-looking statements in this release are subject to numerous risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause future results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such forward-looking statements. Such risks include, among others, the risks related to the inability to obtain required regulatory approvals on a timely basis or at all, that the risk that actual results of the Company's exploration activities may be different than those expected by management; delays in receiving survey and till results or obtaining any required government or other regulatory approvals; inability to procure required equipment and supplies in sufficient quantities and on a timely basis; the nature of mineral exploration and mining and the uncertain commercial viability of certain mineral deposits; the Company's lack of operating revenues and risks related to dependence on key personnel. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to, update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.