Toronto, October 6, 2023 – Canadian Manganese Company Inc. (“CDMN” or the “Company”) (NEO: CDMN) is pleased to announce that it has completed a non-brokered private placement (the “Offering“) of $5,000,000 principal amount of senior secured convertible debentures (“Convertible Debentures“). The Convertible Debenture was sold in increments of $1,000 principal amount for a purchase price of $960. The net proceeds of the Offering were $4,800,000.
The details of the Convertible Debentures are as follows: (i) the Convertible Debentures will mature on the date that is two (2) years from the date of issuance (if not otherwise converted or prepaid) (the “Maturity Date“); (ii) the Convertible Debentures will bear interest at a rate of 14% per annum, payable semi-annually in arrears; (iii) the Company shall have a right to prepay or repay a part or the entire principal amount of the Convertible Debentures at par plus accrued and unpaid interest at any time prior to the first anniversary of the Issue Date upon payment of a fee in the amount 10% of the principal amount together with interest payable until the first anniversary of the Issue Date and at any time after the first anniversary of the Issue Date up to and including on the Maturity Date upon payment of a fee in the amount 21% of the principal amount together with interest to the Maturity Date; (iv) each Convertible Debenture will be convertible into common shares of the Company (“Common Shares“) at the option of the holder at any time prior to the Maturity Date, at a conversion price of C$0.33 per Common Share, subject to typical adjustment provisions; and (v) the Convertible Debentures are secured by first ranking security over all of the Company’s assets. The net proceeds from the sale of Convertible Debentures will be used for working capital purposes and to fund the advancement of the Company’s Woodstock manganese project in New Brunswick.
All of the securities issued pursuant to the Offering are subject to a four-month hold period.
About Canadian Manganese
CDMN is a Canadian mineral development company aiming to become a supplier of high-purity manganese metal products for the rechargeable battery industry. CDMN holds the Woodstock Project in New Brunswick.
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