VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - March 4, 2014) -
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NexGen Energy Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:NXE) ("NexGen" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Dundee Securities Ltd., on behalf of a syndicate of underwriters (collectively, the "Underwriters"), to purchase, on a "bought deal" basis by way of a short form prospectus, 22,300,000 units of the Company (the "Units") at a price of $0.45 per Unit for total gross proceeds of $10,035,000 (the "Offering"). The Underwriters have been granted the option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the Offering, exercisable in whole or in part at any time up to 30 days after the closing of the Offering (the "Option").
Each Unit shall consist of one common share ("Share") of the Company and one-half of one common share purchase warrant ("Warrant"). Each Warrant shall entitle the holder thereof to acquire one Share at a price of $0.65 for a period of 24 months following the closing of the Offering.
The Offering is scheduled to close on or about March 26, 2014. The Units will be offered in all provinces of Canada (except Quebec) by way of a short form prospectus. The Offering is subject to a number of conditions, including, without limitation, receipt of all regulatory approvals, including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and the applicable securities regulatory authorities.
The net proceeds of the Offering will be used for exploration and development of the Company's assets in the Athabasca Basin and for working capital and general corporate purposes.
In connection with the Offering, the Underwriters will receive a cash commission equal to 6.0% of the gross proceeds raised under the Offering (inclusive of the Option) and that number of non-transferable broker warrants equal to 6.0% of the number of Units sold (inclusive of the Option). Each broker warrant shall be exercisable into one Unit of the Company for a period of 24 months from the Closing Date at a price equal to the issue price of the Offering.
This news release does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the Unites States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and such securities may not be offered or sold within the United States absent U.S. registration or an applicable exemption from U.S. registration requirements.
NexGen is a British Columbia corporation with a focus on the acquisition, exploration and development of Canadian uranium projects. NexGen has a highly experienced team of exploration professionals with a track record in the discovery of unconformity-style uranium deposits in Canada.
NexGen owns a portfolio of highly prospective uranium exploration assets in the Athabasca Basin, Saskatchewan, Canada, including, an option to earn a 70% interest in the Radio Project, immediately adjacent to Rio Tinto's Roughrider Deposit and a 100% interest in Rook 1, immediately adjacent to the north east of Patterson Lake South.
The TSXV has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release. Neither the TSXV nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. Generally, but not always, forward looking information is identifiable by the use of words such as "will" and planned" and similar expressions. Forward-looking information is based on the then current expectations, beliefs, assumptions, estimates and forecasts about the Company's business and the industry and markets in which it operates. Such information is not a guarantee of future performance and undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information. Assumptions and factors underlying the Company's expectations regarding forward-looking information contained herein include, among others: that general business and economic conditions will not change in a material adverse manner; that financing will be available if and when needed on reasonable terms; that the Company's current exploration activities can be achieved and that its other corporate activities will proceed as expected; that third party contractors, equipment and supplies and governmental and other approvals required to conduct the Company's planned exploration activities will be available on reasonable terms and in a timely manner. Further, mineralization on properties held by third parties adjacent to NexGen's properties (including Patterson Lake South) are not necessarily indicative of mineralization on NexGen's properties.
Although the assumptions made by the Company in providing forward looking information are considered reasonable by management at the time the forward-looking information is given, there can be no assurance that such assumptions will prove to be accurate. Forward-looking information also involves known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other factors, which may cause actual events or results in future periods to differ materially from any projections of future events or results expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including, among others: risks related to the availability of financing on commercially reasonable terms and the expected use of the proceeds; changes in the market; potential downturns in economic conditions; industry conditions; actual results of exploration activities being different than anticipated; changes in exploration programs based upon results of exploration; future prices of metal; availability of third party contractors; availability of equipment and supplies; failure of equipment to operate as anticipated; accidents, effects of weather and other natural phenomena and other risks associated with the mineral exploration industry; environmental risks; changes in laws and regulations; community relations; and delays in obtaining governmental or other approvals or financing. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated, estimated or intended. NexGen undertakes no obligation to update or reissue forward-looking information as a result of new information or events except as required by applicable securities laws. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information.