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First Majestic Completes Acquisition of Jerritt Canyon Mine in Nevada, USA and Private Placement with Eric Sprott

Nachrichtenquelle: IRW Press
30.04.2021, 21:24  |  156   |   |   

 

All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated

 

April 30, 2021, Vancouver, BC, Canada - First Majestic Silver Corp. ("First Majestic" or the “Company”) (TSX:FR) (NYSE:AG) and Sprott Mining Inc. ("Sprott Mining") are pleased to announce the completion of the acquisition of Jerritt Canyon Canada Ltd. ("Jerritt Canyon") from Sprott Mining (the "Acquisition") and concurrent $30 million private placement investment in First Majestic by Eric Sprott, previously announced in the joint news release of First Majestic and Sprott Mining dated March 12, 2021.

 

Under the Acquisition, which took effect as of 9:00 AM PT on April 30, 2021, First Majestic has acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Jerritt Canyon in exchange for 26,719,727 common shares of First Majestic and 5,000,000 common share purchase warrants at an exercise price of $20.00 per share for a term of three years. The $30 million private placement was completed by Eric Sprott at a price of $17.59 per share for a total of 1,705,514 common shares. As a result of Mr. Sprott’s participation in the transactions, Mr. Sprott beneficially owns and controls an aggregate of 28,425,241 common shares and 5,000,000 warrants, representing approximately 11.3% of the Company’s issued and outstanding common shares on an undiluted basis and 13.0% on a partially diluted basis.

 

Keith Neumeyer, President and CEO of First Majestic said, With this closing, First Majestic adds another cornerstone asset to the portfolio and enhances our operating platform in a world-class mining jurisdiction. We look forward to commencing our work with the operating team at Jerritt Canyon to create value for our shareholders and welcome Eric Sprott as a continued significant shareholder in First Majestic going forward. In the near future, we will be communicating our plan for Jerritt Canyon which will include ways to further improve productivity and reduce operating costs.

 

Mr. Sprott acquired the common shares in connection with the transactions for investment purposes. Mr. Sprott has a long-term view of the investment and may acquire additional securities of First Majestic including on the open market or through private acquisitions or sell securities of First Majestic including on the open market or through private dispositions in the future subject to certain resale restrictions, market conditions, reformulation of plans and/or other relevant factors.

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First Majestic Completes Acquisition of Jerritt Canyon Mine in Nevada, USA and Private Placement with Eric Sprott FM news release Jerritt Canyon (D0214759.DOCX;1) All amounts are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise stated April 30, 2021, Vancouver, BC, Canada - First Majestic Silver Corp. ("First Majestic" or the “Company”) (TSX:FR) (NYSE:AG) and Sprott Mining …

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