Lithium Royalty files for IPO on TSX

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CPE News (2.21.2023) – Lithium Royalty Corp. has filed a preliminary base PREP prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities for a proposed initial public offering of common shares.

Lithium Royalty Corp. has applied to list shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol “LIRC.”

The offering is led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Citigroup Global Markets Canada Inc. and including TD Securities Inc., Cormark Securities Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., Raymond James Ltd. and Red Cloud Securities Inc.

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP acts as legal counsel to Lithium Royalty while Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP acts for the underwriters.

Lithium Royalty is a lithium-focused royalty company with a globally diversified portfolio of 29 royalties on mineral properties around the world. Its portfolio is focused on high-grade and low cost mineral projects that are primarily located in Australia, Canada, South America and the United States, and includes royalties covering two operating mines and four mines in construction as well as other development projects.

Lithium Royalty is principal backed by Waratah Capital Advisors Ltd. and Riverstone Holdings LLC with Altius Minerals Corporation (TSX: ALS) being a minority shareholder.

Waratah is the founding shareholder and investment manager of Lithium Royalty Corp.

Lithium Royalty Corp. intends to use net proceeds for the acquisition of royalties, to repay shareholder notes, to pay contingent royalty obligations as and when they are triggered and for other general corporate purposes.

photo credit: Lithium Royalty

News Release

Lithium Royalty Corp. Files Preliminary Prospectus for Initial Public Offering of Common Shares

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TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2023 /CNW/ – Lithium Royalty Corp. (“LRC”) today announced that it has filed a preliminary base PREP prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada for a proposed initial public offering of common shares. Net proceeds from the offering will be used for the acquisition of royalties, to repay shareholder notes, to pay contingent royalty obligations as and when they are triggered and for other general corporate purposes.

The offering is being co-led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Citigroup Global Markets Canada Inc. together with TD Securities Inc., Cormark Securities Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., BMO Capital Markets, Scotiabank, Raymond James Ltd. and Red Cloud Securities Inc. as underwriters.

The preliminary base PREP prospectus contains important information relating to LRC and the common shares and the offering and is still subject to completion or amendment. Copies of the preliminary base PREP prospectus are available from Canaccord Genuity Corp. at ecm@cgf.com. There will not be any sale or any acceptance of an offer to buy the common shares until a receipt for the (final) base PREP prospectus has been issued.

No securities regulatory authority has either approved or disapproved the contents of this news release. The common shares have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or any state securities laws. Accordingly, the common shares may not be offered or sold within the United States unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or pursuant to exemptions from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any securities of LRC in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

About LRC
LRC is a lithium-focused royalty company with a globally diversified portfolio of 29 royalties on mineral properties around the world that supply and are expected to supply raw materials to support the electrification of transportation and decarbonization of the global economy. Our portfolio is focused on high-grade and low cost mineral projects that are primarily located in Australia, Canada, South America and the United States, and includes royalties covering two operating mines and four mines in construction as well as other development projects. LRC is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment and the integration of ESG factors and sustainable mining are important considerations in our investment analysis and royalty acquisitions.

SOURCE Lithium Royalty Corp.

For further information: Contact Information for Inquiries: Ernie Ortiz, Chief Executive Officer, 416-572-3900, ernie@lithiumroyaltycorp.com