Silver Elephant Mining : Flying Nickel Spinout Announces Closing Of Its $8.6 Million Private Placement

Silver Elephant Mining Corp.(“Silver Elephant”, or the “Company”) (TSX: ELEF, OTCQX: SILEF, Frankfurt: 1P2N) is pleased to announce that, further to its news releases dated October 26, 2021 and November 19, 2021, Silver Elephant’s wholly owned subsidiary Flying Nickel Mining Corp. (“Flying Nickel”) has completed its previously announced private placement (the “Flying Nickel Offering”) for gross proceeds of $8,600,000.
Pursuant to the Flying Nickel Offering, Flying Nickel sold 10,094,033 subscription receipts comprised of non-flow through subscription receipts (each, a “Non-FT Subscription Receipt”) at a price of $0.70 per Non-FT Subscription Receipt and 1,992,437 flow-through eligible subscription receipts (each, a “FT Subscription Receipt”, and collectively with the Non-FT Subscription Receipts, the “Offered Securities”) at a price of $0.77 per FT Subscription Receipt. Red Cloud Securities Inc. (“Red Cloud”), as lead agent and sole bookrunner, together with Canaccord Genuity Corp., acted as agents (the “Agents”) under the Flying Nickel Offering.
Details Regarding the Flying Nickel Offering
Upon the satisfaction of certain escrow release conditions (the “Escrow Release Conditions”), the Offered Securities shall be deemed to be exercised, without payment of any additional consideration and without further action on the part of the holder thereof, for the following:
each Non-FT Subscription Receipt shall be automatically converted into one unit of Flying Nickel (each, a “Unit”); and
each FT Subscription Receipt shall be automatically converted into one common share of Flying Nickel to be issued as a “flow-through share” within the meaning of theIncome Tax Act(Canada) (each, a “FT Share”).
Each Unit will consist of one common share of Flying Nickel (each a “Unit Share”) and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a “Warrant”). Each whole Warrant shall entitle the holder to purchase one common share of Flying Nickel (each, a “Warrant Share”) at a price of $1.00 at any time on or before November 29, 2023.
The Escrow Release Conditions include, but are not limited to, the approval of a plan of arrangement of Silver Elephant (the “Arrangement”) by Silver Elephant shareholders to be held on December 22, 2021, and approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange.Flying Nickel has applied with TSX Venture Exchange to list its common shares as early as practically possible.
The proceeds of the Flying Nickel Offering will held in escrow and not released to Flying Nickel until the Escrow Release Conditions are satisfied by the deadline provided in the terms of the subscription receipt agreements that govern the Offered Securities. Those proceeds will be used for the exploration and advancement of the Minago Nickel Project as well as for general working capital purposes.
In consideration for the services of the Agents in connection with the Flying Nickel Offering, the Agents will receive a cash commission equal to 6% of the gross proceeds. 50% of the cash commission has been paid to the Agents, with the balance to be released upon satisfaction of the Escrow Release Conditions. In addition, on satisfaction of the Escrow Release Conditions, the Company will issue to the Agents an aggregate of 716,616 broker warrants (“Broker Warrants”), each exercisable to acquire on common share of Flying Nickel at an exercise price of $0.70 at any time on or before November 29, 2023.
Upon completion of the Arrangement and conversion of all of the Offered Securities, it is anticipated that Flying Nickel will have outstanding approximately 62,086,470 common shares, 5,047,016 Warrants and 716,616 Broker Warrants.
Details Regarding the Arrangement
The Arrangement proposes to spin-out Silver Elephant’s Manitoba based Minago Nickel project, Nevada based Gibellini¬†Vanadium¬†project, and mining royalty portfolio into Flying Nickel Mining Corp. (“Flying Nickel”), Nevada Vanadium Mining Corp. (“Nevada Vanadium”), and Battery Metals Royalties Corp. (“Battery Royalties”).
Further to the Company news releases dated August 26, 2021, and September 23, 2021, each Silver Elephant share outstanding on the Record Date of the Arrangement (expected to be in early January 2022, the “Record Date”), will be consolidated on the basis of one post-consolidation common share (“ELEF Share”) for every ten pre-consolidation shares of Silver Elephant (the “Consolidation”).
Each Silver Elephant shareholder (“Shareholder”) will receive: one share of each of Flying Nickel and Nevada Vanadium and two shares of Battery Royalties for every post-Consolidation ELEF Share held by such Shareholder on the Record Date;