Loyalty Options Entitlement Offer

RNS Number : 4991P
Aura Energy Limited
19 October 2021

    19 October 2021

Loyalty Options Entitlement Offer



· As announced on 1 April 2021, Aura Energy will offer a non-renounceable pro-rata offer to eligible shareholders of one (1) listed option for every three (3) ordinary shares held following the recent reinstatement of its securities to the Official List of the ASX.

· This offer will only be available to Australian and New Zealand registered shareholders.

· Stage 2 exploration continues at Tiris, with the results from the opportunity review, vanadium assaying, water drilling and net zero emission study to be announced during this quarter.


Aura Energy Limited (AEE:ASX, AIM:AURA) ("Aura", the "Company") is pleased to announce a non-renounceable pro-rata offer to Eligible Shareholders of one (1) Listed Option (exercisable at $0.052 each and with an expiry of 30 June 2024) ("Listed Option") for every three (3) Shares held on the Record Date of 22 October 2021, at an issue price of $0.015 to raise up to $2,030,399 before costs ("Entitlement Offer").

This Entitlement Offer was foreshadowed in conjunction with the successful rights issue announced on 1 April 2021, and is fully underwritten by KTM Capital.  The funds raised through the Entitlement Offer will be used for exploration, mining working capital and production commencement.

As previously advised, this offer is only available to Australian and New Zealand registered shareholders.  Full details of the Entitlement Offer are contained in the Prospectus and associated shareholder letters which can be seen here:

Prospectus - http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/4991P_1-2021-10-19.pdf

Full RNS - http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/4991P_2-2021-10-19.pdf

Eligible shareholders letter - http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/4991P_3-2021-10-19.pdf

Ineligble shareholders letter - http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/4991P_4-2021-10-19.pdf

Option holders letter - http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/4991P_5-2021-10-19.pdf

Appendix 3B -  http://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/4991P_6-2021-10-19.pdf

Aura Energy Managing Director & CEO, Peter Reeve, commented : "The funds raised through the Entitlement Offer will also assist in financing Stage 2 exploration which is continuing at Tiris.  Water drilling is ongoing with excellent flow rates being achieved[1], and we are also awaiting the outcomes from the opportunity review and vanadium assaying, which has the potential to further lower the cash cost of the project.  We also look forward to announcing the results from the net zero emission study in due course."


The timetable for the Loyalty Options Rights Issue is below:



Announcement of Offer, Release of Prospectus and Appendix 3B

19 October 2021

Ex-date for the Offer

21 October 2021

Record Date (date for determining Eligible Shareholders to participate in the Offer)

22 October 2021

Opening Date - Prospectus and personalised Entitlement and Acceptance Forms sent to Shareholders

27 October 2021

Last day to extend the Offer Closing Date

3 November 2021

Closing Date for the Offer (closes at 5:00 pm Melbourne time)

8 November 2021

Options quoted on a deferred settlement basis

9 November 2021

Announcement of results of Offer

11 November 2021

Issue date for options and lodgement of Appendix 2A with ASX applying for quotation of the securities

15 November 2021

Quotation of options under the Offer

16 November 2021


As detailed in the Prospectus, the funds raised under the Entitlement Offer are planned to be used in accordance with the table set out below: 

Planned Use of Funds 


Tiris Project 


Corporate costs (including capital raising cost) 


Working capital 


Total Use of Funds  



Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) Disclosure

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 ('MAR') which has been incorporated into UK law by the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.  Upon the publication of this announcement via Regulatory Information Service ('RIS'), this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.


This ASX Release was authorised by the Aura Energy Board of Directors.

For Further Information, please contact:

Peter Reeve

Managing Director & CEO

Aura Energy Limited



Jane Morgan


Investor & Media Relations


+61 405 555 618

SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP

(Nominated Advisor and Joint Broker)

Ewan Leggat

Caroline Rowe

+44 (0) 203 470 0470

WH Ireland Limited

(Joint Broker)

Adrian Hadden

Andrew de Andrade

+44 (0) 207 220 1666



About Aura Energy (ASX:AEE, AIM:AURA)  

Aura Energy is an Australian based minerals company that has major polymetallic and uranium projects with large resources in Europe and Africa. The company has rapidly grown by acquiring new projects in areas with known polymetallic and uranium occurrences including Sweden and greenfield projects in Mauritania  

The Company is now focused on the Tiris Uranium Project, a major greenfields uranium discovery in Mauritania, with 49 Mlb U308 in current resources from 66 million tonnes @ 334 ppm U308.  




[1]   Tiris Field Activities Update,  20 September 2021

[2] Melbourne time, UTC +11




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