For Immediate Release February 18, 2020
Queen’s Road Capital Investment Ltd. (TSXV-QRC) (the “Company” or “Queen’s Road Capital”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced private placement of 132,615,753 shares at a share price of $0.40 per share for gross proceeds of $53,046,301. The shares sold in the placement are subject to a four-month resale restriction which expires on 19 June 2020.
Queen’s Road Capital has raised a total of approximately $84,000,000 since completing its change of business transaction on 3 February 2020. These funds will be used for investment and for general corporate purposes. The Company has granted 14,500,000 incentive stock options to certain directors, officers and consultants. The options have an exercise price of $0.55 per share and a term of 5 years.
Queen’s Road Capital intends to become a leading financier to the global resource sector. The Company is a resource focused investment company, making investments in privately held and publicly traded resource companies. It is intended that the Company will acquire and hold securities for both long-term capital appreciation and short-term gains, with a focus on convertible debt securities and resource projects in advanced development or production located in safe jurisdictions.
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Caution Regarding Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements in this News Release, which are not historical in nature, constitute “forward looking statements” within the meaning of that phrase under applicable Canadian securities law. These statements include, but are not limited to, statements or information concerning the Company’s growth strategy and the Company’s future performance. These statements reflect management’s current assumptions and expectations and by their nature are subject to certain underlying assumptions, known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or events to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. Those risks include the interpretation of drill results; the geology, grade and continuity of mineral deposits; the possibility that future exploration, development or mining results will not be consistent with our expectations; commodity and currency price fluctuation; failure to obtain adequate financing; regulatory, recovery rates, refinery costs, inability to identify or successfully conclude corporate transactions, and other relevant conversion factors, permitting and licensing risks; and general market and mining exploration risks. Forward-looking statements should not be construed as investment advice. Readers should perform a detailed, independent investigation and analysis of the Company and are encouraged to seek independent professional advice before making any investment decision. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statement. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements to reflect events or changes in circumstances that occur after the date hereof.