Rush Uranium Corp. Closes Initial Public Offering and Listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange
Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - January 25, 2023) - RUSH URANIUM CORP. (CSE: RSH) ("Rush" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed its initial public offering ("IPO"), issuing 7,670,000 common shares of the Company (each, an "Offered Share") at a price of $0.10 per Offered Share for total gross proceeds of $767,000. The IPO was conducted pursuant to the Company's final prospectus dated December 13, 2022 (the "Prospectus"), which is available under the Company's profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. The net proceeds from the IPO will be used by the Company as described in the Prospectus, including for exploration of the Company's Boxi Property located in the Province of Québec.
The IPO was led by Echelon Wealth Partners Inc. ("Echelon") as the sole agent and bookrunner. Echelon received a cash commission of $61,360, equal to 8% of the gross proceeds from the sale of the Offered Shares, as well as a cash advisory fee of $15,000. Echelon also received 150,000 common shares of the Company (the "Bonus Shares") at a deemed price of $0.10 per Bonus Share as an IPO success fee. In addition, Echelon and its selling group members received an aggregate of 613,600 non-transferable common share purchase warrants (each, an "Agent's Warrant"), each entitling the holder to acquire one common share of the Company (a "Share") at an exercise price of $0.10 for 36 months following the closing date.
The Company has received approval for the listing of its Shares on the Canadian Securities Exchange ("CSE"). The Shares were listed for trading on January 24, 2023 and immediately halted pending completion of the IPO. The Company expects the Shares to resume trading on the CSE on or about January 26, 2023 under the stock symbol "RSH".
Insiders of the Company participated in the IPO, acquiring an aggregate of 680,000 Offered Shares. The participation in the IPO by insiders of the Company constitutes a "related party transaction" as defined under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 ("MI 61-101"). The Company is relying on exemptions from the formal valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of MI 61-101 as the fair market value of the transaction does not exceed 25% of the market capitalization of the Company, as determined in accordance with MI 61-101.
The Company also advises that it anticipates changing its name to "Rush Rare Earths Corp." Further updates will be provided in due course.
About the Company
Rush Uranium Corp. is a mineral exploration company focused on its Boxi Property located in the Province of Québec, Canada. The Company also owns the Copper Mountain Project located in Wyoming, USA. For further information, please refer to the Company's disclosure record on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) or contact the Company by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone at 778.999.7030.
On Behalf of the Board of Directors
Chief Executive Officer
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