pcJ News Briefs – Cautivo Mining Inc. (CSE: CAI) has completed previously announced rights offering, issuing 11,904,641 common shares at $0.84 per share for gross proceeds of approximately $10,000,000.
Arias Resource Capital Fund II L.P. and Arias Resource Capital Fund II (Mexico) L.P. subscribed 11,627,805 shares for consideration of $9,767,356.20, pursuant to the basic subscription privileges and additional subscription privilege for all the remaining shares that were not subscribed.
Arias Resource Capital Fund II L.P. and Arias Resource Capital Fund II (Mexico) L.P. and Arias Resource Capital Fund L.P. now own, together with an affiliate, 13,281,761 common shares in the aggregate, representing approximately 88% of the currently issued and outstanding shares.
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Cautivo Announces Completion of $10 Million Rights Offering
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TORONTO, Aug. 31, 2017 /CNW/ – Cautivo Mining Inc. (CSE:CAI) (“Cautivo” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce the completion of its previously announced rights offering. The rights offering was fully subscribed and the Corporation issued an aggregate of 11,904,641 common shares of Cautivo (“Shares”) at a subscription price of $0.84 per Share, raising aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $10,000,000. As a result of the completion of the rights offering, a total of 15,158,229 Shares are currently issued and outstanding.
A total of 2,309,804 Shares were subscribed for by rights holders pursuant to the basic subscription privilege attached to each right, and a total of 9,594,837 Shares were subscribed for by rights holders pursuant to the additional subscription privilege attached to each right.
On August 8, 2017, Arias Resource Capital Fund II L.P. (“ARC II”) and Arias Resource Capital Fund II (Mexico) L.P. (“ARC Mexico”) received 2,047,648 and 116,192 Shares, respectively, pursuant to the irrevocable exercise of the basic subscription privilege attaching to their rights. Today, ARC II and ARC Mexico received 8,955,780 and 508,185 Shares, respectively, as each exercised its additional subscription privilege for all the remaining Shares that were not subscribed for by other holders under the rights offering. ARC II, ARC Mexico and Arias Resource Capital Fund L.P. now own, together with an affiliate, 13,281,761 Shares in the aggregate, representing approximately 88% of the currently issued and outstanding Shares.
Eight Capital (the “Managing Dealer”) was retained to solicit, on a commercially reasonable efforts basis, the exercise of the rights (the “Rights”) under the rights offering. In consideration for such services, the Managing Dealer was paid a fee equal to 5.0% of the proceeds received by the Corporation from the exercise of rights (other than from certain insiders).
The Corporation intends to use the net proceeds of the rights offering primarily to fund exploration and development of the Las Lomas Project.
This news release is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The Shares being offered have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and accordingly are not being offered for sale and may not be offered, sold or delivered, directly or indirectly within the United States, its possessions and other areas subject to its jurisdiction or to, or for the account or for the benefit of a U.S. person, except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of that Act.
The Corporation is an exploration company focused on acquiring, exploring and, if warranted, developing gold, silver, copper, zinc and lead mineral properties. The Las Lomas Project comprises the main asset of the Corporation. The Las Lomas Project consists of 43 existing or pending mining concessions totaling 31,288 ha, located in the Department of Piura in northern Peru, near the Ecuador border.