3 Financings You Need to Know About (Nov. 22-26)

November 26, 2021 01:39 PM PST

Even as uranium snatches all the buzz, we're still seeing the usual customers among non-brokered placements this week: junior mining companies with big plans for their projects.

1. Standard Lithium Ltd. (TSX: SLI)

  • Gross Proceeds: US$100 million (bought deal) 
  • Sector: Lithium
  • Units issued: 13.48 million
  • Type: Common shares
  • Price: US$7.42 (CA$9.43)
  • Warrants: None
  • Agents: Koch Strategic Platforms
  • Use of Proceeds: Facility development

Company breakdown:

  • Lithium company building a demonstration plant in Arkansas for its proprietary lithium extraction process
  • Shares of the company jumped $2.46 the first day of the news, but have since fallen $1.02 to close at $12.58 on Friday.
  • Read our full article on the deal here.

2. MAG Silver Corp. (TSX: MAG)

  • Gross Proceeds: US$40 million (bought deal)
  • Sector: Precious metals
  • Units issued: 2.34 million
  • Type: Common shares
  • Price: US$17.15
  • Warrants: None
  • Agents: BMO Capital Markets, Raymond James Ltd.
  • Use of Proceeds: Ongoing exploration

Company breakdown:

  • Silver exploration company working to develop its large, 44%-owned Juanicipio project in Mexico
  • The project contains an estimated 12.8 Mt at 2.10 g/t Au indicated and 12.1 Mt at 1.44 g/t Au
  • Shares of the company have been on the decline since early November, alongside the spot price of silver
  • The stock has dropped $2.10 since announcing the bought deal to close at $20.83 on Friday

3. Lithium South Development Corp. (TSX-V: LIS)

  • Gross Proceeds: $4.59 million
  • Sector: Lithium
  • Units issued: 7.65 million
  • Type: Special units
  • Price: $0.60
  • Warrants: Full; $0.75; Three years
  • Agents: Non-brokered
  • Use of Proceeds: Ongoing exploration

Company breakdown:

  • Lithium junior focused on the Hombre Muerto North project in Argentina
  • In addition to its project, the company is developing and evaluating alternative extraction technologies
  • Company is conducting test work for "Direct Lithium Extraction" which could potentially shorten recovery times and increase yields
  • A preliminary economic assessment pegged the project with a net present value of $217 million

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