Li-FT Closes $12.4 Million Public Offering
November 17, 2023 – Vancouver, B.C., Li-FT Power Ltd. (“LIFT” or the “Company”) (TSXV: LIFT) (OTCQX: LIFFF) (Frankfurt: WS0) is pleased to announce it has closed the previously announced overnight marketed public offering (the “Offering”) of 1,437,500 common shares of the Company issued on a “flow-through" basis (each a “Flow-Through Share”) at a price of $8.65 per Flow-Through Share. The Offering generated aggregate gross proceeds of $12,434,375, which included the full exercise of the option granted to the agents to sell up to an additional 187,500 Flow-Through Shares. The Flow-Through Shares will qualify as “flow-through shares” (within the meaning of subsection 66(15) of the Income Tax Act (Canada)).
The Offering was led by Canaccord Genuity Corp. on behalf of a syndicate of agents, including SCP Resource Finance LP, Scotia Capital Inc. and Beacon Securities Limited (collectively, the “Agents”).
The gross proceeds of the Offering will be used by the Company to incur eligible “Canadian exploration expenses” that will qualify as “flow-through critical mineral mining expenditures” as such terms are defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the “Qualifying Expenditures”) related to the Company’s Yellowknife Lithium Project located in the Northwest Territories, Canada on or before December 31, 2024. All Qualifying Expenditures will be renounced in favour of the subscribers effective December 31, 2023.
The Offering was completed pursuant to a prospectus supplement dated November 13, 2023 (the “Prospectus Supplement”) to the Company’s Canadian base shelf prospectus dated September 21, 2023 (the “Base Shelf Prospectus”). The Base Shelf Prospectus and the Prospectus Supplement are available under the Company’s profile on SEDAR+ at www.sedarplus.ca.
In connection with the Offering, the Company paid to the Agents a cash commission of 5.0% of the gross proceeds from the Offering.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, including any of the securities in the United States of America. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for account or benefit of, U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration requirements is available.
LIFT is a mineral exploration company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and development of lithium pegmatite projects located in Canada. The Company’s flagship project is the Yellowknife Lithium Project located in Northwest Territories, Canada. LIFT also holds three early-stage exploration properties in Quebec, Canada with excellent potential for the discovery of buried lithium pegmatites, as well as the Cali Project in Northwest Territories within the Little Nahanni Pegmatite Group.
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