Platinum Group Metals announces US $20M financing

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By CPE News

Vancouver (pcJ News Briefs) – Platinum Group Metals Ltd., (TSX: PTM; NYSE MKT: PLG) has retained BMO Capital Markets for a bought deal of 15,390,000 common shares at US $1.30 per share for gross proceeds of approximately US $20 million.

The offering is expected to close on or about April 26, 2017.

Platinum Group Metals intends to use the net proceeds (i) for underground development and production ramp-up of the Maseve Mine; (ii) for working capital during start-up; (iii) for repayment of the US $2.5 million outstanding amount of a prior advance under its credit agreement with a syndicate of lenders led by Sprott Resource Lending Partnership; and (iv) for general corporate purposes.

Based in Johannesburg, South Africa and Vancouver, Platinum Group Metals Ltd. is currently focused on the operation of the Project 1 “Maseve” platinum mine and the exploration and feasibility engineering on the newly discovered Waterberg platinum and palladium deposit, where the company is the operator of the Waterberg JV Project with JOGMEC and Mnombo.

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