December 24, 2020
Vancouver, BC: Etruscus Resources Corp. (CSE: ETR) (FSE: ERR) (the “Company” or “Etruscus”), a Vancouver-based junior exploration company, announces that, subject to Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”) approval, the Company has closed the first tranche of its non-brokered private placement announced on December 8, 2020, raising $467,700. The Company issued a total of 730,000 non-flow-through units at $0.25 per unit for proceeds of $182,500 and 891,250 flow-through units at $0.32 per unit for proceeds of $285,200. The non-flow-through funds were oversubscribed by 10,000 units and will be used for both exploration and general working capital while the flow-through funds will be used for continued exploration of the Company’s Rock & Roll Property.
Each non-flow-through unit consists of one common share and one-half (½) of one share purchase warrant at a price of $0.25 per unit. Each whole Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional common share at a price of $0.40 per share for a 2-year period.
Each flow-through unit consists of one flow-through common share and one-half (½) of one non-flow-through share purchase warrant at a price of $0.32 per unit. Each whole Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional common share at a price of $0.50 per share for a 2-year period.
All securities issued are subject to a four month hold period which will expire on April 19, 2021. Finders’ fees were paid in accordance with securities regulations. The Company paid $16,000 and issued 50,000 finder’s warrants to an arms-length party in connection with tranche 1, as permitted by securities law.
The flow-through shares will qualify as “flow-through shares” for the purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the “Act”). The Proceeds of the flow-through private placement will be used to incur “Canadian exploration expense” (within the meaning of the Act). The Company will renounce these expenses to the purchasers with an effective date of no later than December 31, 2020, and as required under the Act.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.
Etruscus Resources Corp. is a Vancouver-based exploration company focused on the development of its 100%-owned Rock & Roll and Sugar properties comprising 27,880 hectares near the past producing Snip mine in Northwest B.C.’s prolific Golden Triangle.
Etruscus is traded under the symbol “ETR” on the Canadian Securities Exchange and “ERR” on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and has 28,264,306 common shares issued and outstanding.
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