Macarthur Minerals Renounceable Rights Issue To Raise Up To A$3.3M

Macarthur is an iron ore development, and lithium exploration company that is focused on bringing to production its Western Australia iron ore projects.

By Mr Cameron McCall:

Macarthur Minerals Limited (TSXV: MMS) (ASX: MIO) (OTCQB: MMSDF) (the Company or Macarthur), is pleased to announce its intention to undertake a pro-rata renounceable rights issue of one (1) New Share for every five (5) Ordinary Shares held at the Record Date at an issue price of A$0.10 per New Share. Additionally, for every two (2) New Shares issued, shareholders will receive one (1) free attaching New Option. Each New Option is exercisable at A$0.25 per Ordinary Share and expires 18 months from the date of issue. This initiative aims to raise approximately A$3.3 million.

  • Attractively priced at A$0.10 per share
  • Discount of 26% to the 30 day VWAP of A$0.0135 and 28% to the 90 day VWAP of A$0.139
  • With every two (2) New Shares, shareholders receive one (1) free attaching New Option
  • New Options will have Exercise Price of A$0.25 cents, term of 18 months and will be listed
  • Shareholders can trade their rights and apply for the shortfall (shares and options)
  • Rights to start trading from 8 March 2024All directors who hold shares are eligible to participate
  • Net proceeds to be used for exploration budgets at the Lake Giles Iron Project

The Rights Issue is open to all eligible shareholders with a registered address in Australia and New Zealand, who hold shares on the Record Date, Thursday, 7 March 2024.

Eligible shareholders will have the opportunity to apply for any shortfall in excess of their entitlement. Trading of rights will commence from 8 March 2024, with the Rights Issue scheduled to conclude on 22 March 2024, unless an extension is deemed necessary. Net proceeds generated from this undertaking will primarily be allocated towards exploration budgets of the Lake Giles Iron Project and working capital.

The Rights Issue is managed by Lead Manager Mahe Capital Pty Ltd (ACN 634 087 684) (AFSL 517246) (“Mahe Capital”).

All Directors who hold shares in the company are eligible to participate in the Rights Issue.

All new shares issued will rank equally with existing shares on issue on the Record Date and the Company will apply for quotation of the New Shares and New Options. A prospectus in relation to the Rights Issue will be lodged with ASIC on 1 March 2024. Along with a personalized entitlement acceptance form, it will be sent to eligible shareholders on 8 March 2024, when the offer is open to eligible shareholders. Eligible shareholders should carefully consider the prospectus and consult professional advisers as necessary in deciding whether to acquire securities under the Rights Issue. Instructions on the entitlement and acceptance form that will accompany the prospectus must be duly followed.

Indicative dates in respect to the capital raising are provided below:

These dates are indicative only and the Company’s board reserves the right to modify all dates, including the Rights Issue closing date, subject to the Corporations Act and Listing Rules.

Executive Chairman, Cameron McCall commented:

Our rights issue is a big step for Macarthur as we seek a partner or buyer for our world class iron ore project. With a completed feasibility study and a strong asset base in place, our focus remains steadfast on delivering value for our shareholders. We’re excited about the opportunities ahead and appreciate your participation and ongoing support.”

Released On behalf of the Board of Directors, Mr Cameron McCall, Executive Chairman and CEO

For more information please contact:
Cameron McCall
Executive Chairman and CEO
+61 7 3221 1796
[email protected]

Investor Relations – Canada
Investor Cubed
Neil Simon, CEO
+1 647 258 3310
[email protected]

Company Profile

Macarthur is an iron ore development, and lithium exploration company that is focused on bringing to production its Western Australia iron ore projects. The Lake Giles Iron Project mineral resources include the Ularring hematite resource (approved for development) comprising Indicated resources of 54.5 million tonnes at 47.2% Fe and Inferred resources of 26 million tonnes at 45.4% Fe; and the Lake Giles magnetite resource of 53.9 million tonnes (Measured), 218.7 million tonnes (Indicated) and 997 million tonnes (Inferred). The Lake Giles Iron Project also contains Proven Ore Reserves of 51.9 Mt and Probable Ore Reserves of 184.7Mt. Macarthur also holds 24 square kilometre tenement area iron exploration interests in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. In addition, Macarthur has lithium brine Claims in the emerging Railroad Valley region in Nevada, USA.

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