TORONTO, Aug. 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — EEStor Corporation (“EEStor” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:ESU) announces that it has completed the final tranche of its previously announced non-brokered private placement through the issuance of 3,500,000 units (each, a “Unit”) for gross proceeds of C$175,000. When combined with the earlier tranches, the Company has raised C$750,000 through the issuance of 15,000,000 Units in connection with the private placement.
Each Unit is priced at C$0.05 and consists of one common share and one common share purchase warrant (each, a “Warrant”). Each common share purchase warrant entitles the holder to acquire one additional common share at a price of C$0.10 for a period of 60 months.
In connection with completion of the placement, the Company has paid $9,000, and issued 80,000 Warrants, to an arms’-length third-party who assisted in introducing a subscriber to the placement. All securities issued pursuant to the private placement are subject to a four-month-and-one-day statutory hold period in accordance with applicable Canadian securities laws.
A director of the Company subscribed for and acquired 3,550,000 Units in the placement. The placement to this director constitutes a “related party transaction” within the meaning of TSX Venture Exchange Policy 5.9 and Multilateral Instrument 61‑101 ‑Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions (“MI 61‑101”). The Company has relied on exemptions from the formal valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of MI 61‑101 contained in sections 5.5(a) and 5.7(1)(a) of MI 61‑101 in respect of related party participation in the placement as neither the fair market value (as determined under MI 61-101) of the subject matter of, nor the fair market value of the consideration for, the transaction, insofar as it involved the related party, exceeded 25% of the Company’s market capitalization (as determined under MI 61-101).
Net proceeds from the private placement will be used to advance joint venture efforts, to independently test and certify the Company’s latest materials and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
Ian Clifford, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Company commented: “We are pleased to have closed this important financing. Our key objective for the proceeds will be to further, and ultimately conclude, a number of highly strategic joint venture discussions currently underway on several continents. We are hopeful that, in the near future, we will secure strategic joint venture relationships with one or more global entities specializing in our space. Additionally, we plan to independently test and certify a selection of our latest materials, which have produced some very meaningful results internally.”
About EEStor Corporation
EEStor is a developer of high energy density solid-state capacitor technology utilizing the Corporation’s patented Composition Modified Barium Titanate (CMBT) material. The Corporation is focused on joint venture and licensing opportunities for its technology across a broad spectrum of industries and applications.
Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information
All statements, other than statements of historical fact, contained in this press release including, but not limited to, those relating to the closing and expected timing of the Financing, the subscription and amounts to be subscribed for by the investors contemplated by the Financing, and generally, the above “About EEStor” paragraph which essentially describes the Corporation’s outlook, constitute ”forward-looking information” or “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of certain securities laws, and are based on expectations, estimates and projections as of the time of this press release. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by the Corporation as of the time of such statements, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies. These estimates and assumptions may prove to be incorrect. Many of these uncertainties and contingencies can directly or indirectly affect, and could cause, actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements and future events, could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.
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