G4G Capital Corp. said Dec. 13 that it raised gross proceeds of C$18 million after closing a strategic placement by Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. and an additional private placement offering to individual parties.
Agnico Eagle purchased 12.1 million common shares of G4G, to be renamed White Gold Corp., at a price of C$1.20 per share for gross proceeds of C$14.5 million, making it an owner of 19.93% of the company's total number of shares.
Additional terms to the strategic investment included the investor rights agreement of Agnico Eagle to participate in future equity offerings to maintain its 19.93% interest in G4G.
An additional offering of 2.9 million common shares at a price of C$1.20 raised gross proceeds of C$3.5 million in a private placement to individual parties including, among others, Rob McEwen, Pat DiCapo, David D'Onofrio and Shawn Ryan.
G4G intends to use the proceeds to fund the company's three-year exploration program, exercise the option to purchase 12,301 quartz claims across 21 properties located in the White Gold District of Canada's Yukon Territory and for general working capital purposes.