December 12, 2018 (ACCESSWIRE via COMTEX) — TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE / December 12, 2018 / Gratomic Inc.(“GRAT” or the “Company”) (GRAT) (frankfurt:CB81)(wkn:A143MR) is pleased to announce that it has closed its over-subscribed non-brokered private placement announced on November 29, 2018 and raised $2,500,000 (the “Offering”) through the issuance of 25,000,000 working capital units (the “WC Unit”).
Arno Brand, Co-CEO of the Company, said “we are grateful to our shareholders for their continued support of the Company.Part of the proceeds from the Offering will be used for further mine development at Aukam as well as for product development, product marketing, customer development, pilot production and further research and development.”
Each WC Unit is priced at $0.10 and consists of one (1) common share and one (1) common share purchase warrant (“WC Warrant”).Each WC Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one (1) common share (a “WC Warrant Share”) at a price of $0.20 per WC Warrant Share until the earlier of: (i) December 11, 2021 (the “Closing Date”); and (ii) in the event that the closing price of the Common Shares on the TSX Venture Exchange is at least $0.30 for ten (10) consecutive trading days, and the 10th trading day (the “Final Trading Day”) is at least four (4) months from the Closing Date, the date which is thirty (30) days from the Final Trading Day.
The Company paid eligible finders cash compensation of $46,240 and issued 462,400 Broker Warrants as selling commissions.Each broker warrant (a “Broker Warrant”) issued in respect of the sale of WC Units entitles the holder to acquire one (1) common share of the Company at $0.10 for a period of three (3) years from the Closing Date.The Company paid First Republic Capital Corporation (“First Republic”) a corporate finance fee of $50,000 and issued to First Republic 500,000 corporate finance Broker Warrants along with its pro rata share of selling commissions.
All securities issued pursuant to the Offering are subject to a four month hold period expiring on or after April 12, 2019.
Insiders of the Company and their affiliates subscribed for $164,200 of the Offering.The insider private placements are exempt from the valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of Multilateral Instrument 61-101 (“MI 61-101”) by virtue of the exemptions contained in sections 5.5(a) and 5.7(1) (a) of MI 61-101 in that the fair market value of the consideration for the securities of the Company issued to the insiders did not exceed 25% of its market capitalization.
About Gratomic Inc.
Gratomic Inc.is an advanced materials company focused on mine to market commercialization of graphite products most notably high value graphene based components for a range of mass market products.
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