Osisko Improvement and O3 Mining Announce Formation of “Electrical Components Mining Corp.” to Discover James Bay Properties for Lithium

  • Creation of Premier Lithium Exploration Firm in James Bay Area
  • Absolutely-Subscribed C$4.1 Million Financing to Fund First Part of Lithium Exploration Program
  • Continued Publicity to and Development of Extremely Potential Lithium Exploration Belongings Via Fairness Possession Curiosity in Electrical Components by Osisko Improvement and O3 Mining

TORONTO and MONTREAL, Nov. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Osisko Improvement Corp. (“Osisko Improvement“) (NYSE: ODV, TSXV: ODV) and O3 Mining Inc. (“O3 Mining“) (TSXV: OIII, OTCQX: OIIIF) are happy to announce the profitable formation and capitalization of “Electrical Components Mining Corp.” (“Electrical Components“) to probe for lithium potential on sure James Bay properties in Eeyou Istchee Space, Nunavik, Québec transferred to Electrical Components by Osisko Improvement and O3 Mining (the “Spin-out Transaction“).

Spin-Out Transaction

Pursuant to the Spin-out Transaction, Electrical Components acquired from:

(i) Osisko Improvement, all of its shares and partnership items in sure subsidiaries holding the rights and title to and curiosity in its James Bay properties, in alternate for the issuance by Electrical Components to Osisko Improvement of 9,599,999 frequent shares of Electrical Components (“EEM Shares“); and
(ii) O3 Mining, all of its rights and title to and curiosity in its Éléonore Opinaca property, in alternate for two,400,000 EEM Shares (the “Switch“).

After giving impact to the Switch, Osisko Improvement and O3 Mining held 80% and 20%, respectively, of the excellent EEM Shares.

The property transferred to Electrical Components encompass: (i) the entire issued and excellent shares of Coulon Mines Inc., previously a wholly-owned subsidiary of Osisko Improvement; (ii) the entire issued and excellent frequent shares of 9852239 Canada Inc., previously a wholly-owned subsidiary of Osisko Improvement; (iii) the entire issued and excellent partnership items in Common Partnership Osisko Baie James previously held by Osisko Improvement; and (iv) all of O3 Mining’s rights, title and curiosity in and to the Éléonore Opinaca property, along with any claims, permits, leases, or different types of tenure substituted, renewed or amended for such pursuits, and all contractual rights at present held or acquired for the good thing about such property (collectively, the “Transferred Belongings“).


Subsequent to the Switch, Electrical Components accomplished an fairness financing of 8,217,405 EEM Shares at a value of C$0.50 per EEM Share for mixture gross proceeds to Electrical Components of C$4,108,702.50 (the “Financing“). Proceeds of the Financing will probably be utilized by Electrical Components to fund the primary part of exploration actions on its newly-acquired James Bay properties and for basic company functions.

After giving impact to the Financing, Osisko Improvement and O3 Mining maintain roughly 47% and 12%, respectively, of the excellent EEM Shares, with the remaining roughly 41% of the excellent EEM Shares held by the subscribers taking part within the Financing.

Completion of the Spin-out Transaction permits Osisko Improvement and O3 Mining to proceed to deal with their respective major companies of growing their respective materials gold properties, whereas persevering with to have publicity to the Transferred Belongings by means of their respective possession pursuits in Electrical Components.

The Financing was accomplished in reliance on exemptions from the prospectus requirement beneath Nationwide Instrument 45-106 – Prospectus Exemptions, and the EEM Shares offered thereunder are topic to resale restrictions beneath Canadian securities legal guidelines ending 4 months and someday after the date that Electrical Components turns into a reporting issuer in any province or territory of Canada.

Sure insiders of Osisko Improvement participated within the Financing for an mixture of 1,400,000 EEM Shares for whole consideration of C$700,000. Every subscription by an insider could also be thought-about to be a “associated social gathering transaction” for functions of Multilateral Instrument 61-101 – Safety of Minority Safety Holders in Particular Transactions (“MI 61-101“) because the Financing could also be a transaction whereby Osisko Improvement is deemed to promote, switch or eliminate an asset to “associated events” (inside the that means of MI 61-101). The subscriptions by such associated events are exempt from the formal valuation and minority shareholder necessities beneath MI 61-101 in reliance upon the exemptions contained in part 5.5(a) and 5.7(1)(a), respectively, of MI 61-101 because the truthful market worth of the transaction, insofar because it includes events, will not be greater than the 25% of Osisko Improvement’s market capitalization.

About Osisko Improvement Corp.

Osisko Improvement Corp. is a premier North American gold improvement firm centered on high-quality past-producing properties situated in mining pleasant jurisdictions with district scale potential. The Firm’s goal is to grow to be an intermediate gold producer by advancing its 100%-owned Cariboo Gold Venture, situated in central B.C., Canada, the Tintic Venture within the historic East Tintic mining district in Utah, U.S.A., and the San Antonio Gold Venture in Sonora, Mexico. Along with appreciable brownfield exploration potential of those properties, that profit from important historic mining knowledge, current infrastructure and entry to expert labour, the Firm’s challenge pipeline is complemented by different potential exploration properties. The Firm’s technique is to develop engaging, long-life, socially and environmentally sustainable mining property, whereas minimizing publicity to improvement danger and rising mineral assets.

For additional details about Osisko Improvement Corp, please contact:

Sean Roosen | Chair & CEO
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Philip Rabenok | Investor Relations
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About O3 Mining Inc.

O3 Mining Inc. is a gold explorer and mine developer on the highway to supply from its extremely potential gold camps in Québec, Canada. O3 Mining advantages from the assist and experience of a crew of business leaders because it grows in the direction of being a gold producer with a number of multi-million-ounce deposits in Québec.

O3 Mining is well-capitalized and owns a 100% curiosity in all its properties (62,000 hectares) in Québec. O3 Mining trades on the TSX Enterprise Alternate (TSXV: OIII) and OTC Markets (OTCQX: OIIIF). The Company is concentrated on delivering superior returns to its shareholders and long-term advantages to its stakeholders. Additional data will be discovered on O3 Mining’s web site at https://o3mining.com

For additional details about O3 Mining Inc., please contact:

José Vizquerra | CEO, President & Director
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Alex Rodriguez | Vice President, Company Improvement
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Phone: (647) 391-7724


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