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CALGARY, Alberta and TORONTO, Oct. 26, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Magnetic North Acquisition Corp. (TSXV: MNC) (“Magnetic North” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the closing of its previously announced non-brokered private placement of Series A Preferred Shares (the “Financing”). The Company issued 165,697 Series A Preferred Shares at a price of $10.00 per Series A Preferred Share for aggregate gross proceeds of $1,656,970. The Financing is intended to allow Magnetic North to make investments in certain of the Company’s investee companies and for working capital purposes.
The Series A Preferred Shares issued in connection with the Financing are subject to a four-month hold period, which expires on February 27, 2021. Following the completion of the Financing, the Company has 1,207,663 Series A Preferred Shares issued and outstanding. The terms of the Series A Preferred Shares are described in Magnetic North’s most recent unaudited financial statements for the third quarter ended June 30, 2020.
In connection with the closing of the Financing, the Company paid finder’s fees in the amount of $1,750.
The Series A Preferred Shares are offered and sold in Canadian jurisdictions to “accredited investors” pursuant to the exemption from the prospectus requirement under Section 2.3 of National Instrument 45-106 – Prospectus Exemptions and such other exemptions from the prospectus requirements and subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, the receipt of all necessary regulatory approvals including the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Magnetic North Acquisition Corp.
Magnetic North invests and manages businesses on behalf of its shareholders and believes that capital alone does not always lead to success. With offices in Calgary and Toronto, our experienced management team applies its considerable management, operations and capital markets expertise to ensure its investee companies are as successful as possible for shareholders. Magnetic North shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the stock symbol MNC. For more information about Magnetic North, visit its website at www.magneticnac.com. Magnetic North’s securities filings can also be accessed at www.sedar.com.
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CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION
This news release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation. Forward-looking information generally refers to information about an issuer’s business, capital, or operations that is prospective in nature, and includes future-oriented financial information about the issuer’s prospective financial performance or financial position. The forward-looking information in this news release includes the Company’s intended use of proceeds from the Financing.
The Company has made certain material assumptions, including but not limited to: prevailing market conditions; general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; and the ability of the Company to execute and achieve its business objectives to develop the forward-looking information in this news release. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.
Actual results may vary from the forward-looking information in this news release due to certain material risk factors. These risk factors include but are not limited to: adverse market conditions; reliance on key and qualified personnel; and regulatory and other risks associated with the industries in which the Company’s portfolio companies operate, in general. The Company cautions that the foregoing list of material risk factors and assumptions is not exhaustive.
The Company assumes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking information in this news release, unless it is required to do so under Canadian securities legislation.