Heavily Oversubscribed Rights Issue
The Company is delighted with the level of support from its shareholders, and welcomes new shareholders including those who took advantage of the opportunity to purchase renounceable rights. A significant number or rights were traded during the rights timetable.
The Rights Issue offered 487,409,777 ordinary fully paid share ("New Share") on the basis of one (1) New Share for every two (2) existing shares held by eligible shareholders on the record date at an issue price of 1 cent ($0.01) per New Share.
OVERSUBSCRIPTION & SHORTFALL
Sayona received a strong response from its shareholders, resulting in applications being received for 625,861,733 New Shares, representing gross proceeds of approximately $6,258,617.
In accordance with the terms of the offer and the Underwriting Agreement with Patersons Securities Limited, the Company has attended to New Share applications as outlined in Sections 3.3 and 3.4 of the Prospectus dated 3 October 2017 ("Oversubscription Facility").
Refunds for the unallocated portion of applications for additional shares under the Oversubscription Facility will be mailed to applicants by 15 November 2017.
It is expected that the New Shares will be issued and allotted on Friday 10 November 2017, with holding statements to be dispatched on Monday 13 November 2017.
USE OF FUNDS
The net proceeds from the Rights Issue and Shortfall Facility will be used to:
- accelerate the development of the Company's Authier lithium project in Canada;
- completion of the definitive feasibility on the Authier Lithium Project;
- provide general working capital; and
- corporate costs and the cost of the issue.
About Sayona Mining Ltd
Sayona Mining Limited (ASX:SYA) (OTCMKTS:DMNXF) is an Australian-based, ASX-listed (SYA) company focused on sourcing and developing the raw materials required to construct lithium-ion batteries for use in the rapidly growing new and green technology sectors.
The Company's primary focus is the development of the Authier Lithium deposit in Quebec, Canada however exploration for additional lithium deposits is also ongoing in the Authier region and in the Pilbara of Western Australia where the Company has an extensive lithium exploration package of tenements.
Sayona Mining Ltd