Magnetic North Acquisition Corp. Announces New Non-Brokered Private Placement of up to $1.2 Million
**Not for distribution to United States Newswire Services or release publication, distribution or dissemination, directly or indirectly, in the United States. Any failure to comply with this restriction may constitute a violation of U.S. Securities Laws**CALGARY, Alberta and TORONTO, July 09, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Magnetic North Acquisition Corp. (TSXV: MNC) (“Magnetic North” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce a new non-brokered private placement (the “Offering”) of Series A Preferred Shares for gross proceeds of up to $1,200,000. Closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about July 29, 2020.
On June 15, 2020, the Company completed a last closing of 53,200 Series A Preferred Shares at a price of $10.00 per share for gross proceeds of $532,000 of its previously announced private placement (the “Financing”). The Company issued an aggregate of 284,127 Preferred Shares under the Financing for total gross proceeds of $2,841,270. The Company also paid finder’s fees of an aggregate total of $46,867.10 under the Financing rather than the $38,069.50 previously reported. In addition, one of the Company’s directors participated in the Financing.This new Offering, following the recent completion of the Financing, is to allow the Company to satisfy additional interest from investors in its Series A Preferred Shares. The proceeds from the Offering will allow Magnetic North to make investments in certain of the Company’s investee companies and for working capital purposes.The participation by the director in the Financing constitutes a “related party transaction” within the meaning of Multilateral Instrument 61‑101 ‑ Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions (“MI 61‑101“). The Company relied on exemptions from the formal valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of MI 61‑101 contained in sections 5.5(b) and 5.7(1)(b) of MI 61‑101 in respect of the director’s participation in the Financing.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. In connection with the Offering, Magnetic North may pay finder’s fees to eligible finders.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.For further information, please contact:Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.CAUTIONARY STATEMENT REGARDING FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATIONThis 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 expected timing for completion of its proposed Offering.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.