Alio Gold Announces Closing Of C$50.39 Million Bought Deal
July 20, 2017
Vancouver, July 20, 2017 – Alio Gold Inc. (TSX:ALO, NYSE MKT:ALO) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced bought deal offering of Units for aggregate gross proceeds of C$50,387,500. The Offering was underwritten by a syndicate of underwriters who purchased on a bought deal basis 8,000,000 units of the Company (the “Units”) at a price of C$6.25 per Unit for aggregate proceeds of C$50,000,000. Each Unit consists of one common share (a “Common Share”) of the Company and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant a “Warrant”). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one common share of the Company at a price of C$8.00 at any time prior to July 20, 2018. The underwriters also exercised the over-allotment option in part and purchased an additional 62,000 Units to cover over-allotments for additional gross proceeds to the company of C$387,500.
The net proceeds of the Offering will be used by the Company to advance its Ana Paula project and for general corporate purposes.
The Units were offered by way of a short form prospectus in all provinces in Canada except Quebec and in the United States on a private placement basis pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”), and other jurisdictions that were agreed upon by the Company and the Underwriters.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.
About Alio Gold Inc.
Alio Gold (formerly Timmins Gold Corp.) is a Canadian gold mining company engaged in exploration, development and production in Mexico. Its principal assets include the producing San Francisco Mine in Sonora, Mexico and the development stage Ana Paula Project in Guerrero, Mexico. The Company also has a portfolio of other exploration properties, all of which are located in Mexico. Additional information about Alio Gold Inc. is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on Alio Gold Inc.'s website at www.aliogold.com.
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