Skeena Resources Looks To Raise $30.9 Million Through Private Placement With Franco-Nevada

Skeena Resources (TSX: SKE) announced today its non-brokered private placement offering with Franco-Nevada Corporation (TSX: FNV). The offering is reportedly for total aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $30.9 million.

Through the offering, the mining firm will issue 1,471,739 flow-through shares at $21.00 per share. Net proceeds are intended to be used on funding exploration activities on its Eskay Creek gold-silver property.

In addition to the offering, Franco-Nevada is also being granted the right of first refusal in an auction for 0.5% net smelter return royalty over the Eskay Creek project. If the royalty has not been sold by October 2, 2023, Franco-Nevada has the right to purchase it for $22.5 million.

The offering is expected to close on December 23, 2021, subject to regulatory approvals.

In September 2021, the mining firm also closed a $7 million non-brokered private placement with strategic investor Ausenco Engineering Canada.

Skeena Resources last traded at $11.95 on the TSX.

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