TORONTO, ON / April 8, 2022 / Aston Bay Holdings Ltd. (TSX-V:BAY)(OTCQB:ATBHF) ("Aston Bay" or the "Company") today announced that it has closed the final tranche of the Company's non-brokered private placement, previously announced on November 29, 2021 (the "Offering"). Pursuant to this tranche of the Offering, the Company has issued 1,005,000 units (each a "Unit") at a price of $0.06 per Unit, for aggregate gross proceeds of $60,300. The closing is subject to final acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and one full warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant will entitle the holder thereof to acquire an additional common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.12 per Warrant for a period of 24 months from the date of issuance.
All shares acquired by the placees under this tranche of the Offering, and shares which may be acquired upon the exercise of the Warrants, are subject to a hold period until August 9, 2022, in accordance with applicable Canadian securities legislation. Warrants issued in this tranche of the Offering are exercisable at $0.12 to purchase one common share of the Company until April 8, 2024.
Proceeds of this Offering will be used for exploration on Mountain Base Metals, Brownfields Gold and Buckingham Gold Properties in Virginia, USA and for general corporate purposes.
About Aston Bay Holdings
Aston Bay is a publicly traded mineral exploration company exploring for base metals and gold deposits in Virginia, USA, and Nunavut, Canada. The Company is led by CEO Thomas Ullrich with exploration in Virginia directed by the Company's advisor, Don Taylor, the 2018 Thayer Lindsley Award winner for his discovery of the Taylor Pb-Zn-Ag Deposit in Arizona. The Company is currently drilling the Mountain Base Metals Project in Virginia, exploring the Buckingham Gold Project, also in Virginia, and is in advanced stages of negotiation on other lands in the area.
The Company is also 100% owner of the property Storm Project, which hosts the Storm Copper Project and the Seal Zinc Deposit and has been optioned to American West Metals Limited.
Forward Looking Statements
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FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT:
Thomas Ullrich, Chief Executive Officer
Salisha Ilyas, Investor Relations