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June 3, 2021 – Alexco Resource Corp. (NYSE American/TSX: AXU) (“Alexco” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters (the “Underwriters”) co-led by Cormark Securities Inc. and Cantor Fitzgerald Canada Corporation pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase on a bought deal basis 7,143,000 common shares of the Company (the “Shares”) at a price of C$3.50 per Share (the “Offering Price”) for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately C$25 million (the “Offering”).
The Underwriters also have an option to purchase that number of additional Shares equal to 15% of the number of Shares sold pursuant to the Offering at Offering Price, for market stabilization purposes and to cover over-allotments for a period expiring 30 days after the date of closing.
The proceeds from the sale of the Shares will be used to fund continuing development at Keno Hill and for general corporate and working capital purposes in a manner to be set forth in the Prospectus Supplement (as defined below).
The Offering will be qualified by way of a prospectus supplement (the “Prospectus Supplement”) to the Company’s existing base shelf prospectus in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. The Prospectus Supplement (together with the related Base Shelf Prospectus) will be available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
Closing is expected on or about June 10, 2021 and is subject to Toronto Stock Exchange and other necessary regulatory approvals.
The securities to be offered have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), or under any securities laws of any state of the United States, and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, or delivered within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, a U.S. person or person in the United States, except in certain transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and any applicable securities laws of any state of the United States. This release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy such securities in the United States, Canada or in any other jurisdiction where such offer, solicitation or sale is unlawful. “United States” and “U.S. person” are as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act.
Alexco is a Canadian primary silver company that owns and operates the majority of the historic Keno Hill Silver District, in Canada’s Yukon Territory, one of the highest-grade silver deposits in the world. Alexco is currently advancing Keno Hill to production and started concentrate production and shipments in Q1 2021. Keno Hill is expected to produce an average of approximately 4.4 million ounces of silver per year contained in high quality lead/silver and zinc concentrates. Keno Hill retains significant potential to grow and Alexco has a long history of expanding the operation’s mineral resources through successful exploration.
Clynton R. Nauman, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Paul Jones, Sr. VP Corporate Development
Phone: (604) 889-6077
Email: [email protected]
Please visit the Alexco website at www.alexcoresource.com
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