NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Globe Newswire – August 25, 2020) –
Lion One Metals Limited (TSX-V: LIO) (OTCQX: LOMLF) (ASX: LLO) (“Lion One” or the “Company“) announces that it has elected to accelerate the expiry date of the outstanding common share purchase warrants (the “Warrants“) originally issued by the Company as part of its private placement of units which closed on December 6, 2019 (refer to press release dated December 6, 2019). Each Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company for an exercise price of $1.20.
Pursuant to the terms of the Warrants, the Company can accelerate the expiry date of the Warrants if the closing price of the Company’s common shares listed on the TSX Venture Exchange remain higher than $1.65 for 20 consecutive trading days. As of the close of market on August 24, 2020, the Company’s common shares have closed at a price higher than $1.65 for 20 consecutive trading days. As a result, the Company has exercised the acceleration right relating to the Warrants.
The expiry date of the outstanding Warrants is being accelerated to 4:00 p.m. (Vancouver time) on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 (the “Accelerated Expiry Time“). Any Warrants remaining unexercised after the Accelerated Expiry Time will be cancelled and will thereafter be of no force or effect.
In addition to issuing an Acceleration Notice by way of this press release, Lion One will mail notice of the exercise of the acceleration right to each of the holders of the outstanding Warrants at the holder’s address shown on the applicable Warrant certificates.
About Lion One Metals Limited
Lion One’s flagship asset is 100% owned, fully permitted high grade Tuvatu Alkaline Gold Project, located on the island of Viti Levu in Fiji. Lion One envisions a low-cost high-grade underground gold mining operation at Tuvatu coupled with exciting exploration upside inside its tenements covering the entire Navilawa Caldera, an underexplored yet highly prospective 7km diameter alkaline gold system. Lion One’s CEO Walter Berukoff leads an experienced team of explorers and mine builders and has owned or operated over 20 mines in 7 countries. As the founder and former CEO of Miramar Mines, Northern Orion, and La Mancha Resources, Walter is credited with building over $3 billion of value for shareholders.
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