TORONTO, ONTARIO, March 31, 2023 – E2Gold Inc. (TSXV: ETU, OTCQB: ETUGF) (the “Company” or “E2Gold”) is pleased to announce that it has closed a private placement (the “Private Placement) pursuant to which it has issued 6,200,000 Flow-Through Units (“FT Units”) at a price of C$0.05 per FT Unit for total proceeds of $310,000.
The gross proceeds raised from the sale of FT Units will be used for exploration on the Company’s Ontario projects including the Hawkins Gold Project where E2Gold has been actively defining and planning for its next round of drilling, expected later in the year. The Company will renounce such CEE with an effective date of no later than December 31, 2023.
Each FT Unit is comprised of one Common Share of the Company that qualifies as a flow-through common share as defined in subsection 66(15) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) (each a “FT Share”), and one Common Share purchase warrant (“Warrant”); each Warrant shall be exercisable to acquire one additional Common Share (“Common Share”), which shall not be a flow-through share, at an exercise price of C$0.07 per Warrant for a period of 36 months from the date of issuance thereof.
In connection with the Offering, the Company has issued a finders fee consisting of cash and Broker Warrants (“Broker Warrants”), totaling $6,300 and 126,000 Broker Warrants. Each Broker Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one Common Share at an exercise price of C$0.07 for a period of three years.
All securities issued in connection with the Private Placement are subject to a statutory hold period expiring on July 31, 2023.
ABOUT E2GOLD INC.
E2Gold Inc. is a Canadian gold exploration company with a large flagship property, the 80 km long Hawkins Gold Project in north-central Ontario, about 140 km east of the Hemlo Gold Mine, and 75 km north of the Magino and Island Gold Mines. The property is anchored by the McKinnon Zone Inferred Resource of 6.2 Mt grading 1.65 g/t Au, for 328,800 ounces of gold.1 E2Gold is committed to increasing shareholder value through the development of targets at Hawkins and future potential of the Band-Ore property.
Note 1: NI 43-101 Technical Report and Updated Mineral Resource Estimate on Hawkins Gold Project, Ontario, by P&E Mining Consultants, effective date September 10, 2020.
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