Osisko Growth 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 Property Via Fairness Possession Curiosity in Electrical Components by Osisko Growth and O3 Mining

TORONTO and MONTREAL, Nov. 15, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Osisko Growth Corp. (“Osisko Growth“) (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 Growth and O3 Mining (the “Spin-out Transaction“).

Spin-Out Transaction

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

(i) Osisko Growth, all of its shares and partnership models 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 Growth of 9,599,999 widespread 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 Growth and O3 Mining held 80% and 20%, respectively, of the excellent EEM Shares.

The property transferred to Electrical Components include: (i) the entire issued and excellent shares of Coulon Mines Inc., previously a wholly-owned subsidiary of Osisko Growth; (ii) the entire issued and excellent widespread shares of 9852239 Canada Inc., previously a wholly-owned subsidiary of Osisko Growth; (iii) the entire issued and excellent partnership models in Basic Partnership Osisko Baie James previously held by Osisko Growth; 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 the moment held or acquired for the good thing about such property (collectively, the “Transferred Property“).


Subsequent to the Switch, Electrical Components accomplished an fairness financing of 8,217,405 EEM Shares at a worth of C$0.50 per EEM Share for combination 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 common company functions.

After giving impact to the Financing, Osisko Growth 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 collaborating within the Financing.

Completion of the Spin-out Transaction permits Osisko Growth and O3 Mining to proceed to concentrate on their respective major companies of growing their respective materials gold properties, whereas persevering with to have publicity to the Transferred Property via their respective possession pursuits in Electrical Components.

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

Sure insiders of Osisko Growth participated within the Financing for an combination of 1,400,000 EEM Shares for whole consideration of C$700,000. Every subscription by an insider could also be thought of to be a “associated get together 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 Growth is deemed to promote, switch or eliminate an asset to “associated events” (throughout the which means of MI 61-101). The subscriptions by such associated events are exempt from the formal valuation and minority shareholder necessities underneath 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 honest market worth of the transaction, insofar because it entails events, isn’t greater than the 25% of Osisko Growth’s market capitalization.

About Osisko Growth Corp.

Osisko Growth Corp. is a premier North American gold improvement firm centered on high-quality past-producing properties positioned in mining pleasant jurisdictions with district scale potential. The Firm’s goal is to turn into an intermediate gold producer by advancing its 100%-owned Cariboo Gold Venture, positioned 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 vital historic mining knowledge, current infrastructure and entry to expert labour, the Firm’s undertaking 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 threat and rising mineral sources.

For additional details about Osisko Growth 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 street to supply from its extremely potential gold camps in Québec, Canada. O3 Mining advantages from the help and experience of a staff 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 Growth
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Phone: (647) 391-7724


This information launch accommodates “aheadwanting data” (throughout the which means of relevant Canadian securities legal guidelines) and “ahead wanting statements” (throughout the which means of the U.S. Personal Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995). Such statements or data are recognized with phrases comparable to “anticipate”, “consider”, “count on”, “plan”, “intend”, “potential”, “estimate”, “suggest”, “undertaking”, “outlook”, “foresee” or related phrases suggesting future outcomes or statements concerning any potential end result. Such statements on this information launch might embrace, with out limitation, statements pertaining to: references to the lithium potential of the James Bay and Éléonore Opinaca properties, using proceeds from the Financing, and the power of Electrical Components to hold out its first part of exploration actions. Such forward-looking data or statements are based mostly on quite a lot of dangers, uncertainties and assumptions which can trigger precise outcomes or different expectations to vary materially from these anticipated and which can show to be incorrect. Precise outcomes may differ materially attributable to quite a lot of components, together with, with out limitation, satisfying the necessities of the TSX Enterprise Alternate (if in any respect). Though the Firm believes that the expectations mirrored within the aheadwanting data or statements are cheap, potential buyers within the Firm securities mustn’t place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a result of the Firm can present no assurance that such expectations will show to be appropriate. Aheadwanting data and statements contained on this information launch are as of the date of this information launch and the Firm assumes no obligation to replace or revise this forward-looking data and statements besides as required by legislation.

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