Havilah Mining Corporation Announces Asset Purchase Agreement with 55 North Mining Inc.
August 7, 2018
TORONTO, Aug. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Havilah Mining Corporation (TSXV: HMC) ("Havilah" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, Havilah Mining Canada Ltd. ("Havilah Canada"), entered into an asset purchase agreement (the "Agreement") with 55 North Mining Inc. (formerly SGX Resources Inc.) ("55 North") to acquire all of 55 North's 50% interest in the Tully mining claims and mining lease located in Timmins, Ontario (the "Tully Property") an exploration property in Ontario (the "Acquisition"). Havilah Canada is currently the holder of the other 50% interest in the Tully Property. Upon completion of the Acquisition, Havilah Canada will be the 100% direct owner of the Tully Property.
Under the terms of the Agreement, Havilah Canada will acquire 55 North's legal and beneficial right, title and interest in and to all of 55 North's 50% in the Tully Property in exchange for consideration which includes payment of $200,000 in cash for the settlement of outstanding litigation between 55 North and a former employee and the waiver of outstanding liabilities owing to the Company by 55 North in the amount of approximately $970,552.
Additionally, pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, concurrent with the closing of the Acquisition, 55 North is required to complete a non-brokered private placement (the "Placement") offering of 3,333,333 post-consolidation common shares of 55 North (the "55 North Shares") to Havilah Canada, at a price of $0.06 per 55 North Share, for aggregate gross proceeds of $200,000. Havilah Canada currently owns 14,349,085 55 North Shares representing approximately 24.57% of the issued and outstanding 55 North Shares.
Completion of the Acquisition and the Placement is subject to the satisfaction of certain conditions precedent as well as the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV"). The Acquisition is expected to close on September 30, 2018, or such other date as the parties may agree upon.
Havilah Mining Corporation is a junior gold producer that owns the True North mine and mill complex ("True North") currently processing historic tails. In addition to operating True North in Bissett, Manitoba, Havilah owns approximately 43,600 hectares of land surrounding the 40 hectare package that True North is located. Havilah believes their land package is a prime exploration opportunity to create a mining district with a central milling facility. Also, the company owns the Tully project in Timmins, Ontario. The Company will focus on both organic growth opportunities and accretive acquisition opportunities in North America.
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