Aton Announces Bridge Loan
Vancouver, January 27, 2022: Aton Resources Inc. (AAN: TSX-V) (“Aton” or the “Corporation”) announces that it has entered into an additional bridge loan (the “Loan”) with OU Moonrider (“Moonrider”), a significant shareholder of the Corporation.
The Corporation has borrowed C$500,000 from Moonrider, which Loan is repayable on the earlier of six months from closing, on the occurrence of various standard events of default, or on the closing of any debt or equity financing by the Corporation in an amount in excess of C$5.0 million. The Loan will bear interest at a rate of 12% per annum, payable when the Loan is due.
Moonrider will be issued 2,173,913 bonus warrants with an exercise price of $0.23 per share and an expiration date of January 26, 2023.
The bonus warrants are subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
The proceeds of the Loan will be used by the Corporation for ongoing working capital expenses and continuing the drilling program at Rodruin.
“OU Moonrider continues to support Aton to see the Corporation through the ongoing drilling program at Rodruin”, said Tonno Vahk, Aton’s Interim CEO.
About Aton Resources Inc.
Aton Resources Inc. (AAN: TSX-V) is focused on its 100% owned Abu Marawat Concession (“Abu Marawat”), located in Egypt’s Arabian-Nubian Shield, approximately 200 km north of Centamin’s world-class Sukari gold mine. Aton has identified numerous gold and base metal exploration targets at Abu Marawat, including the Hamama deposit in the west, the Abu Marawat deposit in the northeast, and the advanced Rodruin exploration prospect in the south of the Concession. Two historic British gold mines are also located on the Concession at Sir Bakis and Semna. Aton has identified several distinct geological trends within Abu Marawat, which display potential for the development of a variety of styles of precious and base metal mineralisation. Abu Marawat is 447.7 km2 in size and is located in an area of excellent infrastructure; a four-lane highway, a 220kV power line, and a water pipeline are in close proximity, as are the international airports at Hurghada and Luxor.
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