Wednesday, April 17, 2024

NioCorp Announces Finalized Financing Agreements with Yorkville Advisors Global, LP

NioCorp Developments Ltd. announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with respect to two previously announced financings with YA II PN, Ltd., an investment fund managed by Yorkville Advisors Global, LP. The financings contemplated by the definitive agreements include (i) up to US$16,000,000 aggregate principal amount of unsecured convertible debentures of NioCorp convertible into common shares of NioCorp  and Common Share purchase warrants  entitling the holders thereof to purchase additional Common Shares; and (ii) a standby equity purchase facility pursuant to which NioCorp will have the right, but not the obligation, subject to the conditions set out therein, to sell Common Shares to Yorkville with a maximum aggregate value of up to US$65,000,000 over a period of up to 36 months.

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The Yorkville Financings are expected to become effective on the date of the closing of the Company’s proposed business combination with GX Acquisition Corp. II, as previously announced on September 26, 2022. Once completed, the Yorkville Financings could provide NioCorp with access to up to an additional US$80,360,000, before related fees and expenses payable by NioCorp.

NioCorp intends to use the proceeds from the Yorkville Financings to advance its efforts to launch construction of the Elk Creek Project and move it to commercial operation, and to satisfy the fees and expenses incurred in connection with the Transaction, if required.

Completion of the Yorkville Financings is subject to certain conditions, including the Closing of the Transaction, the receipt of the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange and the approval of NioCorp’s shareholders in accordance with the rules of the TSX.

SOURCE: PRNewswire

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