Denison Mines Corp. (“Denison” or the “Company”) (DML: TSX; DNN: NYSE American) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation as a sole bookrunner and lead underwriter, on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters (together, the “Underwriters”), under which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a “bought deal” private placement basis, 4,950,495 flow-through common shares (the “Flow-Through Shares”) at a price of CAD$1.01 per share, for total gross proceeds of approximately CAD$5,000,000 (the “Offering”).
The Company has granted the Underwriters an option to increase the gross proceeds of the Offering by up to 10% (the “Underwriters’ Option”), exercisable in whole or in part at any time up to two business days prior to the closing date. The Underwriters will seek to arrange for substituted purchasers for the Flow-Through Shares in one or more provinces of Canada.
The closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about November 23, 2018 and is subject to the completion of formal documentation and receipt of regulatory approvals, including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange and the NYSE American. The Flow-Through Shares issued in connection with the Offering will be subject to a statutory hold period in accordance with applicable securities legislation.
The Company intends to use the gross proceeds from the sale of the Flow-Through Shares for “Canadian exploration expenses” (within the meaning of the Income Tax Act (Canada)), related to the Company’s Canadian uranium mining exploration projects in Saskatchewan. The Company has also agreed to renounce such Canadian exploration expenses with an effective date of no later than December 31, 2018.
Denison is a uranium exploration and development company with interests focused in the Athabasca Basin region of northernSaskatchewan, Canada. In addition to its 90.0% owned Wheeler River project, which ranks as the largest undeveloped high-grade uranium project in the infrastructure rich eastern portion of the Athabasca Basin region, Denison’s Athabasca Basin exploration portfolio consists of numerous projects covering approximately 320,000 hectares. Denison’s interests in the Athabasca Basin also include a 22.5% ownership interest in the McClean Lake joint venture (“MLJV”), which includes several uranium deposits and the McClean Lake uranium mill, which is currently processing ore from the Cigar Lake mine under a toll milling agreement, plus a 25.17% interest in the Midwest and Midwest A deposits, and a 65.45% interest in the J Zone deposit and Huskie discovery on the Waterbury Lake property. Each of Midwest, Midwest A, J Zone and Huskie are located within 20 kilometres of the McClean Lake mill.
Denison is also engaged in mine decommissioning and environmental services through its Denison Environmental Services division and is the manager of Uranium Participation Corp., a publicly traded company which invests in uranium oxide and uranium hexafluoride.
Source: Denison Mines Corp.