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FRANKLIN, IN – (December 30, 2022) – IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (“IBC” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: IB; OTCQB: IAALF) is pleased to announce that it has closed the Company’s previously announced non-brokered private placement (the “Offering”).
Pursuant to the Offering, the Company issued 11,269,444 units of the Company (the “Units”) at a price of C$0.108 per Unit for gross proceeds to the Company of approximately C$1,217,100. Each Unit consisted of one common share of IBC (each, a “Common Share”) and one common share purchase warrant (a “Warrant”). Each Warrant entitles the holder to acquire one common share of the Company at a price of C$0.135 until December 30, 2024. All of the securities issued pursuant to the Offering are subject to a four-month hold period in accordance with applicable Canadian securities laws.
Proceeds of the Offering will be used for working capital and general corporate purposes.
Lind Global Fund II LP, managed by The Lind Partners, LLC, a New York-based institutional fund manager, led the equity raise for IBC by purchasing 6,944,444 units of the Company for gross proceeds of approximately C$750,000.
“The Lind Partners is pleased to make this additional equity investment in IBC Advanced Alloys, as we see strong growth potential in the multiple specialty alloy markets that IBC supplies,” said Jeff Easton, Founder and Managing Director of The Lind Partners. “IBC’s recent consolidation and expansion of its Copper Alloys operations, which Lind supported, appears to have been made at the right time, given the increase in order flow they are now experiencing.”
“We have greatly valued the continuing investment and partnership that the Lind Partners has provided to IBC on our path to growth and profitability and continued service to our hundreds of customers across the economy and in the U.S. national defense sector,” said Mark A. Smith, CEO and Chairman of IBC.
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, including any of the securities in the United States of America. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act“) or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for account or benefit of, U.S. Persons (as defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration requirements is available.
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About IBC Advanced Alloys Corp.
IBC is a leading beryllium and copper advanced alloys company serving a variety of industries such as defense, aerospace, automotive, telecommunications, precision manufacturing, and others. IBC’s Copper Alloys Division manufactures and distributes a variety of copper alloys as castings and forgings, including beryllium copper, chrome copper, and aluminum bronze. IBC’s Engineered Materials Division makes the Beralcast® family of alloys, which can be precision cast and are used in an increasing number of defense, aerospace, and other systems, including the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. IBC’s has production facilities in Indiana and Massachusetts. The Company’s common shares are traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “IB” and the OTCQB under the symbol “IAALF”.
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy of this news release. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Certain information contained in this news release may be forward-looking information or forward-looking statements as defined under applicable securities laws. Forward-looking information and forward-looking statements are often, but not always identified by the use of words such as “expect”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “foresee”, “could”, “estimate”, “goal”, “intend”, “plan”, “seek”, “will”, “may” and “should” and similar expressions or words suggesting future outcomes. This news release includes forward-looking information and statements pertaining to, among other things, the expected use of proceeds, the growth potential in the multiple specialty alloy markets that IBC supplies and the increase in order flow that the Company is experiencing. Forward-looking statements involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the Company’s control including: the impact of general economic conditions in the areas in which the Company or its customers operate, including the semiconductor manufacturing and oil and gas industries, risks associated with manufacturing activities, changes in laws and regulations including the adoption of new environmental laws and regulations and changes in how they are interpreted and enforced, increased competition, the lack of availability of qualified personnel or management, limited availability of raw materials, fluctuations in commodity prices, foreign exchange or interest rates, stock market volatility and obtaining required approvals of regulatory authorities. As a result of these risks and uncertainties, the Company’s future results, performance or achievements could differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. All statements included in this press release that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on assumptions made by the Company based on its experience, perception of historical trends, current conditions, expected future developments and other factors it believes are appropriate in the circumstances.
Please see “Risks Factors” in our Annual Information Form available under the Company’s profile at www.sedar.com, for information on the risks and uncertainties associated with our business. Readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information and statements, which speak only as of the date made. The forward-looking information and statements contained in this release represent our expectations as of the date of this release. We disclaim any intention or obligation or undertaking to update or revise any forward-looking information or statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities laws.