TSX Venture Exchange: LITH For Immediate Release OTC-BB: LTMCF CALGARY, ALBERTA, December 20, 2021 – Lithium Chile Inc. (“Lithium Chile” or the “Company”) announces that it plans to complete a non-brokered private placement of up to 7,500,000 units of the Company (“Units”) at a price of $0.70 per Unit, for aggregate gross proceeds of up to $5,250,000. (the “Offering”), after receiving unsolicited interest from an institutional investor. Each Unit will be comprised of one (1) common share of the Company (“Common Share”) and one (1) Common Share purchase warrant (“Warrant”). Each Warrant shall be exercisable at $0.85 per Common Share for a period of 24 months from the date of closing of the Offering. The Offering is expected to be purchased by one institutional investor. The proceeds of the Offering will be used for working capital and to pay the expenses of the Offering. Completion of the Offering is subject to regulatory approval including, but not limited to, the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange. The Common Shares and Warrants issued under the Offering will be subject to a four month hold period from the date of the closing of the Offering.
ADDITION OF VICE PRESIDENT, CORPORATE DEVELOPMENT
The Company is pleased to announce that Michelle DeCecco has joined the Company as Vice President, Corporate Development. Michelle DeCecco brings deep capital markets, investor relations and corporate development experience to Lithium Chile, with over 20 years of experience in the public sector. Throughout her career, Ms. DeCecco has been responsible for developing and executing overall corporate strategy including acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic partnerships, with a strong focus on shareholder communications. Ms. DeCecco holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Fredericton receiving honours in both accounting and finance.
“We are extremely pleased to have Michelle join the Lithium Chile team, bringing her passion and experience in corporate development, public markets and investor relations to the Company. The addition of Ms. DeCecco will support our continued focus in unlocking potential value from our core assets while continuing to execute our exploration plan. Her support will be an invaluable addition to the Lithium Chile team.”
In connection with her hiring on December 15, 2021, Ms. DeCecco received an option to purchase 300,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, with an exercise price of $0.74 per share, which is equal to the closing price on the grant date.
About Lithium Chile
Lithium Chile is advancing a lithium property portfolio consisting of 68,800 hectares covering sections of 10 salars and two laguna complexes in Chile and 23,300 hectares in Argentina.
Lithium Chile also owns 5 properties, totaling 22,429 hectares, that are prospective for gold, silver and copper. Exploration efforts are continuing on Lithium Chile’s Carmona gold/silver/copper property which lies in the heart of the Chilean mega porphyry gold/ silver/copper belt.
Lithium Chile’s common shares are listed on the TSX-V under the symbol “LITH” and on the OTCBB under the symbol “LTMCF”.
To find out more about Lithium Chile Inc., please contact Steven Cochrane, President and CEO via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or alternately, Jose de Castro Alem, Argentina Manager via email email@example.com
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Forward Looking Statements This news release may contain certain forward-looking information and forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities legislation (collectively “forward-looking statements”). Generally, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward looking terminology such as “expected”, “anticipated”, “aims to”, “plans to” or “intends to” or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results “will” occur. In particular, this news release contains forward-looking statements relating to, among other things: that the new participation in developing Chile’s assets is anticipated to drive prices for existing and new lithium properties; that the new process is expected to dramatically cut red tape and timing to allow exploitation and more production; that companies like Lithium Chile with existing prospective lithium properties are anticipated to benefit from the new rules, including that this will cut application times and make it significantly easier to develop their properties; that prices for exploration properties are expected to increase; the use of proceeds from the Offering; and the Company’s ability to obtain necessary approvals from the TSX Venture Exchange. Such forward-looking statements are based on various assumptions and factors that may prove to be incorrect, including, but not limited to, factors and assumptions with respect to: the general stability of the economic and political environment in which the Company operates; the timely receipt of required regulatory approvals; the ability of the Company to obtain future financing on acceptable terms; currency, exchange and interest rates; operating costs; the success the Company will have in exploring its prospects and the results from such prospects. You are cautioned that the foregoing list of material factors and assumptions is not exhaustive. Although the Company believes that the assumptions and factors on which such forward-looking statements are based are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on the forward-looking statements because the Company can give no assurance that they will prove to be correct or that any of the events anticipated by such forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if any of them do so, what benefits the Company will derive there from. Actual results could differ materially from those currently anticipated due to a number of factors and risks including, but not limited to: fluctuations in market conditions, including securities markets; economic factors; the risk that the new lithium exploration tender process does not yield the anticipated benefits to the Company, if at all; the risk that the Offering will not be completed as anticipated or at all, including the risk that the Company will not receive the approvals necessary in connection with the Offering; and the impact of general economic conditions and the COVID-19 pandemic. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements herein, except as required by applicable securities laws. All forward-looking statements contained in this news release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.