Shares will be issued to fulfill IBC’s interest payment obligation for the debentures, while the final principal payment to debenture holders will be made in cash prior to September 4, 2023
FRANKLIN, IN – (August 29, 2023) – IBC Advanced Alloys Corp. (“IBC” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: IB; OTCQB: IAALF) announces that in accordance with the terms of a debenture indenture entered into between the Company and Computershare Trust Company of Canada (“Computershare”) dated June 6, 2018, as supplemented (the “Debenture Indenture”) and the terms of a convertible debenture indenture entered into between the Company and Computershare dated June 6, 2018, as supplemented (the “Convertible Debenture Indenture” and together with the Debenture Indenture, the “Indentures”), it has elected to issue common shares in the capital of the Company (“Common Shares”) to holders of 9.50% unsecured debentures due September 4, 2023 (the “9.50% Debentures”) and 8.25% convertible unsecured debentures due September 4, 2023 (the “8.25% Debentures” and together with the 9.50% Debentures, the “Debentures”), respectively, in satisfaction of up to an aggregate total of approximately C$75,639.49 interest payable to holders of Debentures on September 5, 2023 (the “Payment Date”), assuming no further conversions of 8.25% Debentures.
Further to the short-form prospectus dated May 28, 2018 qualifying the distribution of the Debentures, the price of the Common Shares will be based on the volume-weighted average trading price per Common Share for the 20 consecutive trading days on the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV”) ending on fifth day prior to the Payment Date, being the 20 consecutive trading days from August 3, 2023 to August 31, 2023, provided that such price is not less than the closing market price on August 31, 2023.
The issuance of the Common Shares in lieu of cash is subject to the terms and conditions of the Indentures as well as the receipt of all requisite approvals, including, without limitation, the approval of the TSXV.
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On Behalf of the Board of Directors:
Mark Smith, CEO & Chairman
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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 price of the Common Shares to be issued in lieu of cash. 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.
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