Orion increases capital raising by $1.3 million to $7.7 million

Orion Minerals Ltd (ASX:ORN) has increased its share placement to sophisticated and professional investors by $1.3 million to $7.7 million through the placement of 308.7 million shares at 2.5 cents per share.

On November 1 and 5 the company issued a total of 254.8 million shares in the company at 2.5 cents per share to raise $6.4 million following the receipt of funds from investors.

Proceeds raised from the placement will be used for the bankable feasibility study (BFS) optimisation and early works at the flagship volcanic massive sulphide (VMS) Prieska Copper-Zinc Project.

The remaining funds will be earmarked for exploration on Orions tenements in the Northern Cape of South Africa as well as for working capital.

Placement details

The placement has been made to sophisticated investors, pursuant to Section 708A of the Corporations Act 2001.

The issue of the placement shares falls within the 15% capacity for issues of equity securities without shareholder approval afforded by ASX Listing Rule 7.1.

Petra Capital acted as sole book-runner and sole lead manager to thRead More – Source

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