DENVER, Jan. 29, 2020 /CNW/ - Resource Capital Fund VII L.P. ("RCF") reports that on January 29, 2020, it acquired 8,113,200 Units (the "Units") of Orezone Gold Corporation (TSXV: ORE) (the "Company" or "Orezone") in the Company's bought deal equity financing (the "Offering"), as previously announced by Orezone on January 8, 2020. The Units consist of one common share of the Company (each, a "Common Share") and one half of one Common Share purchase warrant of the Company (each whole warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant is exercisable for a period of 36 months following closing of the Offering at a price of C$0.80 per share. RCF acquired the Units at a price of C$0.54 per Unit, for a total price of C$4,381,128.
RCF may not exercise its Warrants without the prior approval of the TSXV if the exercise would result in RCF holding 20% or more of the Company's issued and outstanding Common Shares.
Prior to the acquisition of the Units, RCF owned and controlled 42,056,250 Common Shares representing approximately 19.71% of the Company's then 213,376,906 issued and outstanding Common Shares.
Immediately following the Offering, RCF owns and controls 50,169,450 Common Shares, representing 19.99% of the 250,972,806 currently issued and outstanding shares. RCF also owns and controls 4,056,600 Warrants, which are subject to the above restriction on exercise. If the restriction on exercise of the Warrants is removed, RCF would own or control approximately 21.61% of the current issued and outstanding Common Shares on a partially diluted basis (assuming exercise of all of the restricted Warrants).
RCF acquired the Units for investment purposes. RCF may from time to time acquire additional securities, dispose of some or all of the existing or additional securities or may continue to hold the securities of the Company.
Orezone's head office is located at #214 - 223 Colonnade Road South, Ottawa, Ontario, K2E 7K3
To obtain a copy of the early warning report filed under applicable Canadian securities laws in connection with the transactions hereunder, please see Orezone's profile on the SEDAR website www.sedar.com.
About Resource Capital Fund VII L.P
RCF is a private investment fund. For further information and to obtain a copy of the early warning report, please contact:
Resource Capital Fund VII L.P
1400 Sixteenth Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO, 80202
Telephone: (720) 946-1444
Attn: Molly Campbell
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