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Wednesday 11 August, 2021

Power Metal

PDMR Irrevocable Undertaking to Exercise Warrants

RNS Number : 3517I
Power Metal Resources PLC
11 August 2021
 

 

11 August 2021

Power Metal Resources plc ("Power Metal" or the "Company")

Irrevocable Director Undertaking to Exercise Warrants

Power Metal Resources plc (LON:POW) the London listed exploration company seeking large-scale metal discoveries across its global project portfolio announces that today Value Generation Limited a private company beneficially owned by Paul Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of the Company, has provided an irrevocable undertaking to exercise warrants to subscribe for ten million new ordinary shares in the Company of 0.1p each ("Ordinary Shares").

The warrants were issued to participants in a financing undertaken by the Company in February 2019 and in which Value Generation Limited subscribed for ten million new Ordinary Shares, receiving ten million warrants to acquire Ordinary Shares at a price of 1.0p per new Ordinary Share (the "Warrants").

The expiry date of the Warrants is 18 August 2021 and Value Generation Limited has irrevocably confirmed it will exercise the Warrants on 17 August 2021 and pay £100,000 exercise monies to the Company.

The irrevocable undertaking to exercise the Warrants has been given by Value Generation Limited to mitigate the possibility of Paul Johnson being in possession of price sensitive information prior to the expiry date of the Warrants and unable to exercise the Warrants as a result.

 

Further relevant disclosures will be made on or around 17 August 2021.

 

Paul Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Power Metal Resources plc commented:

"Since joining the board and with today's commitment, I will have invested over half a million pounds cash into Power Metal shares.  Much of that investment has been through on market purchases, alongside participation in all three financings undertaken since February 2019.

Today's irrevocable commitment brings my first warrant exercise raising £100,000 for Power Metal and adding to our existing robust working capital position.

My remaining warrants and options if exercised in full would provide additional cash to the Company of just under £1million.

As the largest notified shareholder in the Power Metal I am in a fortunate position as CEO, able to play a considerable part in the future advancement of the Company.  We have grand ambitions, a brilliant and growing operational team, and an exceptional portfolio of projects giving our shareholders exposure to multiple potential district scale discovery scenarios.

We have entered into an intensive period in the life of Power Metal, with numerous discovery focused drill programmes planned in the balance of 2021.  Let's see what transpires!"

 

PDMR Disclosure

 

The notifications below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provide further detail on the director's share dealing.

 

 

1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

 

1.  Paul Johnson

 

 

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

 

1.  Chief Executive Officer

 

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

 

Initial Notification

3

 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

 

Power Metal Resources Plc

 

 

b)

 

LEI

 

 

 

213800VNXOUPHTX53686

4

 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

 

a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

ordinary shares of 0.1p each

 

 

Identification code

ISIN: GB00BYWJZ743

 

 

b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

 

1.  Irrevocable Commitment to Exercise Share Warrants

 

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Price(s)

Volume(s)

 

 

 

1.0p

 

10,000,000

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

d)

 

Aggregated information

 

 

 

- Aggregated volume

10,000,000 

 

 

- Price

1.0p

 

 

e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

11 August 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Off Market

 

Certain information contained in this announcement would have been deemed inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 ("MAR"), and is disclosed in accordance with the Company's obligations under Article 17 of MAR.

 

For further information please visit https://www.powermetalresources.com/ or contact:

Power Metal Resources plc

 

Paul Johnson (Chief Executive Officer)

+44 (0) 7766 465 617

 

 

SP Angel Corporate Finance (Nomad and Joint Broker)

 

Ewan Leggat/Charlie Bouverat

+44 (0) 20 3470 0470

 

 

SI Capital Limited (Joint Broker)

 

Nick Emerson                                                                                                           

+44 (0) 1483 413 500

 

 

First Equity Limited (Joint Broker)

 

David Cockbill/Jason Robertson

+44 (0) 20 7330 1883

   

Notes to Editors:

Power Metal Resources plc (LON:POW) is an AIM listed metals exploration company which finances and manages global resource projects and is seeking large scale metal discoveries.

The Company has a principal focus on opportunities offering district scale potential across a global portfolio including precious and base metal exploration in North America, Africa and Australia.

Project interests range from early-stage greenfield exploration to later-stage prospects currently subject to drill programmes.

Power Metal will develop projects internally or through strategic joint ventures until a project becomes ready for disposal through outright sale or separate listing on a recognised stock exchange thereby crystallising the value generated from our internal exploration and development work.

Value generated through disposals will be deployed internally to drive the Company's growth or may be returned to shareholders through share buy backs, dividends or in-specie distributions of assets.

 

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