Calgary, Alberta and Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - January 15, 2020) - Magnetic North Acquisition Corp. (TSXV: MNC) ("Magnetic North" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the Company has executed an Indicative Offer of Finance (the "Offer") with Infrastructure Commodities Limited ("ICML") to explore and mine, the Company's wholly owned White Rock property (the "Property") located in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia. The Offer gives ICML the right to explore and mine the Property for quartz, kaolin and mica, and refine and produce quartz, kaolin and mica for sale therefrom (the "Mining Assets").
The Offer terms include, but are not limited to the following conditions:
- An initial investment by ICML for US$1,000,0000 in the form of a convertible loan that shall convert into an equity interest of 20% of the Mining Assets located at White Rock. The use of proceeds for this initial investment will be utilized by ICML and their consultants, over a 12-month period to bring the Mining Assets to an operational state.
- Follow-on investment of up to an additional US$4,000,000 will be provided by ICML upon completion of the initial investment period to implement commercialization plans for the Mining Assets. Upon completion of the initial investment phase, ICML will provide commercialization plans and associated budgets for the use of proceeds of the follow-on investment.
- If the total funding of US$5,000,000 is provided in return to Magnetic North for development of the Mining Assets by ICML, ICML shall receive no less than 45% equity interest in the Mining Assets.
Both Magnetic North and ICML look forward to entering into a binding offer to finance in the near term and expect the initial investment phase to commence in the first quarter of 2020.
About Magnetic North Acquisition Corp.
Magnetic North invests and manages capital on behalf of its shareholders and believes that capital alone does not always lead to success when making investments in portfolio companies. With offices in Calgary and Toronto, our experienced management team applies its considerable capital markets and management expertise to ensure portfolio 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 security filings can also be accessed at www.sedar.com.
About Infrastructure Commodities LTD.
Infrastructure Commodities (Mauritius) Ltd is a Mauritius public company holding a category one Global Business License ('GBL1'). Established as an investment holding company acquiring a majority of Infrastructure Commodities Limited (ICL) and listing on the Official List of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) the business manages assets unwinding over the next few years and is actively seeking to develop its portfolio of assets. Currently ICML manages holdings in 9 companies who either supply commodities or invest in companies that supply commodities that are used for infrastructure development. ICML's acquisition strategy is to target acquisitions of developers and distributors of natural resources used for Infrastructure globally while also using Mauritius as its regional headquarters for particular targeted expansion within the African continent and around resources required in the region.
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