Western Uranium & Vanadium Corp. has closed the second tranche of its non-brokered private placement (please refer to the news release issued by Western on Dec. 17, 2021, for details on the first tranche of the private placement). At this closing, the Company raised gross proceeds of CAD$3,992,920 through the issuance of 2,495,575 units (the "Units") at a price of CAD$1.60 per Unit. The total raised in the two tranches of this Private Placement of 2,868,541 Units aggregates to approximately CAD$4,589,666. Subsequent to the closing of the first tranche, Western obtained exchange approval to increase the Private Placement size to satisfy investors' oversubscription demand.
Each Unit consists of one common share of Western (a "Share") plus one common share purchase warrant of Western (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant shall entitle the holder to purchase one Share at a price of CAD$2.50 per Share for a period of three years following the closing date of the Private Placement. A total of 2,868,541 Shares and 2,868,541 Warrants are being issued in the two tranches of the Private Placement.
The Warrants contain a provision that if the Company's Shares trade at or above CAD$5.00 per Share for 10 consecutive trading days, the Company may, at any time after the expiry of the applicable statutory hold period, accelerate the expiration of the Warrants upon not less than 30 days' written notice by the Company.
The Company anticipates that the net proceeds of the Private Placement will be used for expansion and extension of the Sunday Mine Complex project, for business development capital purposes, and for general corporate and working capital purposes.
Securities issued pursuant to the Private Placement shall be subject to a minimum six (6) month hold period. The closing of the Private Placement remains subject to final regulatory approval.
The securities offered and sold have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements.
About Western Uranium & Vanadium Corp.
Western Uranium & Vanadium Corp. is a Colorado based uranium and vanadium conventional mining company focused on low cost near-term production of uranium and vanadium in the western United States, and development and application of kinetic separation.