Royal Helium Increases Financing to $15 Million
May 17, 2021
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SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN – (May 17, 2021) Royal Helium Ltd. ("Royal” or the "Company”) (TSXV: RHC) is pleased to announce that, as a result of excess demand, it has agreed with the syndicate of underwriters, co-led by Cormark Securities Inc. and Eight Capital (collectively, the "Underwriters"), to increase the size of its previously announced bought deal public offering of units. The Company will now issue 30,000,000 units (the "Issued Units") of Royal at a price (the "Offering Price") of $0.50 per Issued Unit, for gross proceeds to the Company of $15,000,000 (the "Offering").
Royal has granted to the Underwriters an option to purchase additional units, equal to 15% of the number of Issued Units sold pursuant to the Offering at the Offering Price, for market stabilization purposes and to cover over-allotments for a period expiring 30 days after the date of closing.
The net proceeds of the Offering will be used to fund exploration drilling on the Company's lands and for general corporate purposes.
Closing is expected on or about June 8, 2021 and is subject to TSX Venture Exchange and other necessary regulatory approvals.
About Royal Helium Ltd.
Royal is focused on the exploration and development of primary helium production in southern Saskatchewan. With over 400,000 hectares of prospective helium lands held under permits, leases and applications, Royal is one of the largest helium leaseholders in North America. Located next to highways, roads, cities and importantly close to existing oil and gas infrastructure, Royal's projects were methodically evaluated for helium potential for over two years, and have been vetted by helium experts, professional geologists and engineers.
For more information, please contact Andrew Davidson, the Chairman, President and CEO of the Company.
Royal Helium Ltd.
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The securities described herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), or the securities laws of any state of the United States, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, any U.S. Person (as defined in Regulation S of the Securities Act) or a person in the United States, unless an exemption from such registration requirements is available.
CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION
This release includes certain statements that may be deemed to be "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address events or developments that management of the Company expects, are forward-looking statements. Although management believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements if management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements, include market prices, exploration and development successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Please see the public filings of the Company at www.sedar.com for further information.