Capital Raising Update - Placement to be Increased as Additional Demand
To satisfy demand the Board of Directors has elected to offer an additional placement of shares to applicants in a second tranche Placement. The offer of additional shares in the second tranche will be subject to existing shareholder approval. Applications received to the lead manager Canary Capital under the Placement offer have been scaled back proportionately by percentage.
The Company will place 31,424,323 fully paid ordinary shares using existing capacity under ASX Listing Rule 7.1 and 7.1A as the first tranche placement. Subject to shareholder approval the Company will issue an additional 17,996,718 fully paid ordinary shares in the Company as a second tranche placement. Alt Resources will prepare a Notice of Meeting (NOM) to obtain shareholder approval for the issue of additional shares and options to satisfy demand in the coming days.
Pursuant to the placement offer the Company will issue 1 option of every 3 subscribed shares. Subject to shareholder approval the Company will issue 16,064,322 options. The options will have an exercise price of $0.10 and will have an expiry date of 30 December 2019.
Additionally the lead manager of the Placement, Canary Capital and the drilling company Challenge Drilling Pty Ltd have elected to take Shares in the Company as partial payment in lieu of costs as manager of the placement and for drilling costs pursuant to RC drilling at the Bottle Creek Gold Project. The Issue of shares to the lead manager and drilling company will be subject to shareholder approval.
The announcement made by the Company on 17 April 2018 in respect of the Placement is now replaced by this announcement as it includes the up to date position. Investors should have regard to this announcement as the principal announcement in considering the Placement.
The Placement is to be conducted in two tranches. The Shares under the first tranche to raise $1,791,186 were issued on 26 April 2018 using the Company's available placement capacity under ASX Listing Rules 7.1. and 7.1A (the previous announcement referred to the first tranche as being completed however it should be noted that at that date the Shares were not issued). The second tranche to raise up to an additional $1,025.812.00 will be completed and Shares issued following the receipt of necessary shareholder approval.
Up to an aggregate 49,500,000 fully paid ordinary shares in the capital of the Company (Shares) will be issued under the Placement at an issue price of $0.057 per Share (Issue Price). The Issue Price represents a 17.63% discount to the Company's Volume Weighted Average Price (VWAP) over the last 15 days the shares traded, being $0.0692
Under the Placement and subject to shareholder approval, the Company will issue one (1) option to acquire a Share (Option) for every three (3) Shares subscribed for and issued under the Placement. The Options will be exercisable at $0.10 on or before 31 December 2019. Up to an aggregate 16,500,000 Options will be issued under the Placement.
The Placement is made to investors qualifying under Section 708 of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act).
Use of Funds
It is intended that funds raised under the Placement will be used as follows:
a) to pay Latitude Consolidated Limited the cash payment of $600,000 for the Mt Ida South and Quinns Project acquisition, as announced on 16 January 2018;
b) to continue RC and diamond drilling programs at the Bottle Creek Gold Project;
c) to undertake JORC 2012 resource modeling and metallurgical studies;
d) to commence pre feasibility studies: and
e) to provide general working capital for the Company's current operations.
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About Alt Resources Ltd
Alt Resources Limited (ASX:ARS) is an Australian based mineral exploration company that aims to become a gold producer by exploiting historical and new gold prospects across quality assets and to build value for shareholders. The Company's portfolio of assets includes the newly acquired Bottle Creek gold mine located in the Mt Ida gold belt, the Paupong IRG Au-Cu-Ag mineral system in the Lachlan Orogen NSW, Myalla polymetallic Au-Cu-Zn project east of Dalgety in NSW and the Mt Roberts gold project located near the town of Leinster in WA.
Alt Resources, having acquired historical and under-explored tenements in the Mt Ida Gold Belt, aims to consolidate the historical resources, mines and new gold targets identified within the region. Potential at Mt Ida exists for a centralised production facility to service multiple mines and to grow the Mt Ida Gold Belt project to be a sustainable and profitable mining operation.
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