Saint Jean Carbon Inc.
TSX VENTURE : SJL

Saint Jean Carbon Inc.

May 04, 2016 18:46 ET

Saint Jean Carbon Closes Final Tranche of Private Placement

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Saint Jean Carbon Inc. ("Saint Jean" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SJL) with reference to the previous press releases dated April 25 and April 26 of this year, wishes to announce that it placed an aggregate of 8,000,000 units ("Flow-Through Units") at a price of $0.05 per Flow-Through Unit for gross proceeds to the Company of $400,000 (the "Flow-Through Unit Offering"). Each Flow-Through Unit consists of one (1) common share in the capital of the Company issued on a "flow-through" basis pursuant to the Income Tax Act (Canada) (each a "Flow-Through Share") at a price of $0.05 per Flow-Through Share and one-half (0.5) of a common share purchase warrant (each whole common share purchase warrant a "Warrant"). Each whole Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one (1) additional common share in the capital of the Company ("Common Share") at an exercise price of $0.06 per Common Share for a period of 36 months from the date of issuance.

In addition, Saint Jean placed an aggregate of 6,075,000 units ("Common Units") at a price of $0.05 per Common Unit for gross proceeds to the Company of $303,750 (the "Common Unit Offering" and together with the Flow-Through Unit Offering, the "Offering"). Each Common Unit consists of one (1) Common Share at a price of $0.05 per Common Share and one (1) common share purchase warrant (each a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one (1) additional Common Share at an exercise price of $0.06 per Common Share for a period of 36 months from the date of issuance.

In connection with the closing of the Flow-Through Unit Offering, the Company paid a cash finder's fee in the amount of $36,000 to one arm's length finder. In addition, the Company issued options entitling two (2) arm's length finders to each purchase 360,000 Common Units at a price of $0.05 per Common Unit.

The Company intends to use the proceeds of the Flow-Through Unit Offering on the Company's exploration and development expenditures on its mineral properties located in Quebec and to incur eligible Canadian Exploration Expenses that qualify as Canadian exploration expenses and "flow-through mining expenditures" for purposes of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and which will be renounced in favour of the holders with an effective date of no later than December 31, 2016.

The Company intends to use the proceeds of the Common Unit Offering for general corporate and administrative purposes.

All securities issued as part of the Offering are subject to a four month and one (1) day hold period.

The Company wishes to advise that it has closed its books with respect to the Offering.

About Saint Jean

Saint Jean is a publicly traded carbon science company, with interest in graphite mining claims on the 100% Company-owned properties located in the province of Quebec in Canada. The properties include past producing mines. For information on Saint Jean's other properties and the latest news please go to the website: www.saintjeancarbon.com

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Saint Jean Carbon Inc.

Paul Ogilvie, CEO and Chairman

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS:

This press release contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of applicable securities legislation, concerning Saint Jean's business and affairs. In certain cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "intends" "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Such forward-looking statements include those with respect to the Company's intention to use the proceeds of the Offering as working capital to fund the continued development of the Company's business.

These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, and are naturally subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances that may cause actual results to differ materially. The forward-looking statements in this news release assume, inter alia, that the conditions for completion of the Offering, including regulatory approval will be met.

Although Saint Jean believes that the expectations represented in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that these expectations will prove to be correct. There are risks which could affect Saint Jean's ability to complete the Offering, including that required consents and approvals from regulatory authorities will not be obtained.

Statements of past performance should not be construed as an indication of future performance. Forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of whether or not such results will be achieved. A number of factors, including those discussed above, could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. Any such forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.

All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking information is provided as of the date of this press release, and Saint Jean assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances, except as may be required under applicable securities legislation.

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