Gowest Gold Closes Second Tranche of Private Placement
TORONTO, Jan. 31, 2020 - Gowest Gold Ltd. (“Gowest” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: GWA) announced today that, pursuant to its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) (see news releases dated December 8 and 20, 2019), it has completed a second closing of the Private Placement pursuant to which the Company has issued 5,000,000 units of the Company (the “Units”), at a price of $0.20 per Unit, for gross proceeds of $1,000,000.
Each Unit comprises one common share and one-half (1/2) of one common share purchase warrant (each whole common share purchase warrant, a “Warrant”), with each Warrant being exercisable to acquire one common share of the Company at a price of $0.30 for a period of 24 months following the closing date of the Private Placement.
It is anticipated that one or more additional closings of the Private Placement will be completed in the near future.
The proceeds of the Private Placement will be used by the Company for the continued development of its 100% owned Bradshaw Gold Deposit and for working capital purposes.
All of the securities issuable in connection with the Private Placement will be subject to a hold period expiring four months and one day after date of issuance.
The securities offered have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements. This release does not constitute an offer for sale of securities in the United States.
Gowest is a Canadian gold exploration and development company focused on the delineation and development of its 100% owned Bradshaw Gold Deposit (Bradshaw), on the Frankfield Property, part of the Company’s North Timmins Gold Project (NTGP). Gowest is exploring additional gold targets on its +100‐square‐kilometre NTGP land package and continues to evaluate the area, which is part of the prolific Timmins, Ontario gold camp. Currently, Bradshaw contains a National Instrument 43‐101 Indicated Resource estimated at 2.1 million tonnes (“t”) grading 6.19 grams per tonne gold (g/t Au) containing 422 thousand ounces (oz) Au and an Inferred Resource of 3.6 million t grading 6.47 g/t Au containing 755 thousand oz Au. Further, based on the Pre‐Feasibility Study produced by Stantec Mining and announced on June 9, 2015, Bradshaw contains Mineral Reserves (Mineral Resources are inclusive of Mineral Reserves) in the probable category, using a 3 g/t Au cut‐off and utilizing a gold price of US$1,200 / oz, totaling 1.8 million t grading 4.82 g/t Au for 277 thousand oz Au.
This news release may contain certain “forward looking statements.” Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date of this news release and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise.
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