Great Bear Announces C$37 Million Bought Deal Private Placement of Flow-Through Common Shares
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada – Great Bear Resources Ltd. (The “Company” or “Great Bear”, TSX-V: GBR; OTCQX: GTBAF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Cormark Securities Inc. and CIBC Capital Markets to act as co-lead underwriters and joint bookrunners of a syndicate of underwriters (collectively, the “Underwriters”), pursuant to which the Underwriters shall purchase 2,000,000 common shares that qualify as “flow-through shares” of the Company for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (“Flow-Through Common Shares”) at a price of $18.60 per Flow-Through Common Share, on a “bought deal” private placement basis, for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of C$37,200,000 (the “Offering”).
The gross proceeds from the Offering will be used to incur “Canadian exploration expenses” (within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada)) related to Great Bear’s projects in Ontario. The Company will renounce these expenses to the purchasers with an effective date of no later than December 31, 2021.
The Offering is scheduled to close on or about February 18, 2021 and is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary regulatory and other approvals including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities 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 and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to or for the account or benefit of a U.S. person (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.
About Great Bear
Great Bear Resources Ltd. is a well-financed gold exploration company managed by a team with a track record of success in mineral exploration. Great Bear is focused in the prolific Red Lake gold district in northwest Ontario, where the company controls over 330 km2 of highly prospective tenure across 5 projects: the flagship Dixie Project (100% owned), the Pakwash Property (earning a 100% interest), the Dedee Property (earning a 100% interest), the Sobel Property (earning a 100% interest), and the Red Lake North Property (earning a 100% interest) all of which are accessible year-round through existing roads.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Chris Taylor, President and CEO
Mr. Knox Henderson