INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD. (TSE:ITH) Files An 8-K Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.
On August 31, 2020, International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. (the “Company”) entered into an At Market Issuance Sales Agreement (the “sales agreement”) with B. Riley Securities, Inc. (the “Distribution Agent”), to which the Company may issue and sell its common shares from time to time through the Distribution Agent as the Company’s sales agent. Sales of the Company’s common shares through the Distribution Agent, if any, will be made by any method that is deemed to be an “at-the-market” equity offering as defined in Rule 415 promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, to the Company’s effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-240276) filed on July 31, 2020 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and subsequently declared effective on August 11, 2020, the base prospectus filed as part of such registration statement and the prospectus supplement dated September 1, 2020.
Each time the Company wishes to issue and sell common shares under the sales agreement, the Company will provide a placement notice to the Distribution Agent containing the parameters in accordance with which shares are to be sold, including, but not limited to, the number of shares to be issued and the dates on which such sales are requested to be made, subject to the terms and conditions of the sales agreement. Subject to the terms and conditions of the sales agreement, the Distribution Agent will use commercially reasonable efforts consistent with its normal trading and sales practices to sell the Company’s common shares from time to time, based upon the Company’s instructions (including any price, time or size limits the Company may impose to the terms of the sales agreement). The Company is not obligated to make any sales of common shares under the sales agreement and may terminate the sales agreement at any time upon written notice. The Company will pay the Distribution Agent a commission of 3% of the gross proceeds from each sale. The Company has provided the Distribution Agent with customary indemnification rights.
The foregoing description of the sales agreement is not complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of such agreement, a copy of which is incorporated by reference as Exhibit 1.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated in this Item 1.01 by reference. A copy of the opinion of McCarthy Tétrault LLP relating to the legality of the shares of common stock that may be issued to the sales agreement is attached as Exhibit 5.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
This Current Report on Form 8-K shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities discussed herein, nor shall there be any offer, solicitation, or sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
Item 9.01 Exhibits.
|1.1||At Market Issuance Sales Agreement, dated August 31, 2020, between International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. and B. Riley Securities, Inc.|
|5.1||Opinion of McCarthy Tétrault LLP.|
|23.1||Consent of McCarthy Tétrault LLP (included in Exhibit 5.1).|
INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD Exhibit
EX-1.1 2 tm2029839d1_ex1-1.htm EXHIBIT 1.1 Exhibit 1.1 INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD. Common Shares (no par value per share) At Market Issuance Sales Agreement August 31,…
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About INTERNATIONAL TOWER HILL MINES LTD. (TSE:ITH)
International Tower Hill Mines Ltd.is a mineral exploration company. The Company is in the business of acquiring, exploring and evaluating mineral properties, and either joint venturing or developing these properties further or disposing of them when the evaluation is completed. It operates through the exploration and development of mineral properties segment. The Company owns the Livengood Gold Project in Alaska, the United States. The Livengood Gold Project is located approximately 70 miles northwest of Fairbanks, Alaska in the Tolovana mining district within the Tintina Gold Belt. The Livengood Gold Project has a mineral resource of approximately 730 million measured tons at an average grade of over 0.61 gram/ton (g/ton), approximately 70 million indicated tons at an average grade of approximately 0.56 g/ton and over 260 million inferred tons at an average grade of approximately 0.52 g/ton.