December 1, 2020 – Toronto, Ontario – Subsequent to September 30, 2020, the Company has received total proceeds of $5,619,013 million from the exercise of warrants, including $1,750,000.from Mr. Eric Sprott, said Palladium One Mining ("Palladium One" or the "Company") (TSXV: PDM, FRA: 7N11, OTC: NKORF) today. Of the remaining 18,687,746 warrants that are outstanding, 18,687,746 of these warrants are currently at-the-money or in-the-money, which, if exercised, would result in the Company receiving an additional $2,381,572.
Derrick Weyrauch, President and CEO, stated, "The exercise of warrants provides sufficient funds to ensure well-financed drill programs are continued in 2021, thereby generating ample news flow. We look forward to providing additional updates and reporting results from our ongoing drill programs in the coming weeks and months."
Eric Sprott through 2176423 Ontario Ltd., a corporation that is beneficially owned by him, acquired 15,000,000 common shares by exercising warrants for total consideration of $1,750,000. Prior to exercising warrants, Mr. Sprott owned and controlled 21,300,000 common shares and 16,300,000 common share purchase warrants representing 13.3% of the issued and outstanding common shares on a non-diluted basis and 21.3% on a partially diluted basis. As a result of exercising warrants, as at November 30, 2020, Mr. Sprott beneficially owns and controls 36,300,000 common shares and 1,300,000 common share purchase warrants representing 20.7% of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Company on a non-diluted basis and 21.3% on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of all warrants.
The Common Shares were acquired by Mr. Sprott, through 2176423 Ontario Ltd., for investment purposes. Mr. Sprott may acquire additional securities of Palladium One Mining including on the open market or through private acquisitions or he may sell securities of the Company including on the open market or through private dispositions in the future, depending on market conditions, reformulation of plans and/or other factors that Mr. Sprott considers relevant from time to time.
A copy of 2176423 Ontario Ltd.'s related early warning report will appear on the Company's profile on SEDAR (www.sedar.com) and may also be obtained by calling Mr. Sprott's office at (416) 945-3294 (200 Bay Street, Suite 2600, Royal Bank Plaza, South Tower, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2J1).
The use of proceeds will be to fund the Company's exploration activities and for general working capital purposes.
As at November 30, 2020, the Company has 175,032,101 common shares issued and outstanding.
About Palladium One
Palladium One Mining Inc. is an exploration company targeting district scale, platinum-group-element (PGE)-copper-nickel deposits in Finland and Canada. Its flagship project is the Läntinen Koillismaa or LK Project, a palladium-dominant platinum group element-copper-nickel project in north-central Finland, ranked by the Fraser Institute as one of the world's top countries for mineral exploration and development. Exploration at LK is focused on targeting disseminated sulfides along 38 kilometers of favorable basal contact and building on an established NI 43-101 open pit resource.
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