Ramp Metals Appoints Dr. Mark Bennett as Strategic Advisor

Ramp Metals Inc. (“Ramp” or the “Firm”), a battery and base metals exploration firm with a concentrate on nickel and lithium belongings, is happy to announce that the Firm has appointed Dr. Mark Bennett as a Strategic Advisor.

Dr. Bennett is a distinguished, PhD-qualified geologist within the international mining business with over 30 years of expertise in capital elevating, mineral exploration and establishing mines, having held varied technical, operational, govt and board roles in Australia, Canada, West Africa, Europe and the USA.

With a confirmed observe file within the mining business, Dr. Bennett will draw from his experience and intensive expertise and is predicted to play a pivotal function in stewarding Ramp in advancing its flagship Rottenstone SW property. Dr. Bennett shall be advising on all points of geology whereas offering steerage to the Firm’s administration crew by means of the invention course of.

“We’re thrilled to have Mark be a part of the Ramp crew at such a vital time within the Firm’s historical past,” commented VP of Exploration, Garrett Smith. “He brings a wealth of expertise within the discovery course of and, particularly, nickel sulphide deposits. With our Rottenstone Eye goal displaying hanging similarities to the setting of the Nova-Bollinger deposit, we couldn’t consider a greater strategic match for our crew than the geologist who was instrumental within the discovery of Nova.”

All through his profession, Dr. Bennett has been instrumental in a number of discoveries which embrace the staking and preliminary drilling of the Wahgnion gold mine in Burkina Faso for Western Mining Company, the invention and drill out of the Thunderbox gold mine and Waterloo nickel mine in Australia for LionOre Mining, and most notably, the Nova-Bollinger nickel-copper mine in Australia for Sirius Assets. He has been concerned in elevating over $1 billion in debt and fairness financing for funding exploration and growth tasks and overseen mergers, demergers, acquisitions, investments and divestments.

Dr. Bennett beforehand served because the founding CEO and Managing Director of Sirius Assets, an organization that raised roughly $900 million in fairness and debt financing to develop the Nova-Bollinger mine. Throughout his tenure, Sirius was thought to be probably the greatest performing corporations listed on the Australian Securities Trade (ASX), and was acquired for a complete of AUD$1.8 billion in 2015. At Sirius, he was straight answerable for the invention of Nova and the following drill out, feasibility, financing, allowing and building of the mine. He’s presently the Chairman of the Board of Administrators for 2 ASX-listed corporations, specifically Falcon Metals Restricted and S2 Assets Ltd and he’s a former director of Todd River Assets Restricted and IGO Restricted.

Dr. Bennett is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists and the Geological Society of London, and a Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and the Australian Institute of Firm Administrators. He’s a two-time winner of the Australian Mining and Exploration Corporations “Prospector Award” for his discoveries and was named “Legend in Mining” on the 2014 Worldwide Mining And Assets Convention in Melbourne.

Qualifying Transaction

On July 28, 2023, the Firm entered right into a binding merger settlement (the “Merger Settlement”) with Anacott Acquisition Company (TSXV: AAC.P) (“Anacott”) and 1429494 B.C. Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Anacott, in respect of an arm’s size reverse-takeover transaction of Anacott by Ramp (the “Proposed Transaction”), which is able to represent the Qualifying Transaction (as such time period is outlined in Coverage 2.4 – Capital Pool Corporations of the Company Finance Handbook of the TSX Enterprise Trade) of Anacott. Additional info concerning the Qualifying Transaction will be present in Anacott’s information launch dated July 28, 2023, which is obtainable beneath Anacott’s SEDAR+ profile and on the following URL: https://www.newsfilecorp.com/release/175330.

Financing Overview

The completion of the Proposed Transaction is topic to the satisfaction sure circumstances, together with however not restricted to: (i) the completion of a concurrent financing for gross proceeds of a minimal of $1,000,000 (the “Concurrent Financing”) by means of the issuance of both models of Anacott (every, an “Anacott Unit”) at a worth of $0.20 per Anacott Unit, or and/or subscription receipts of Ramp (every, a “Ramp Subscription Receipt”) at a worth of $0.20 per Ramp Subscription Receipt; (ii) the completion of the Consolidation (as outlined herein); and (iii) the receipt of all requisite regulatory, inventory alternate, or governmental authorizations and consents, together with the approval of the Trade. Every Anacott Unit issuable within the Concurrent Financing will consist of 1 post-Consolidation frequent share of Anacott (every, an “Anacott Share”) and one half of 1 share buy warrant, with every complete warrant exercisable into one post-Consolidation Anacott Share at a worth of $0.35 per Anacott Share for a interval of 24 months, whereas every Ramp Subscription Receipt shall be convertible into one Anacott Unit instantly previous to the closing of the Proposed Transaction.

The completion of the Proposed Transaction is topic to the satisfaction of sure circumstances, and there’s no assure that the Proposed Transaction shall be accomplished on the phrases described within the Merger Settlement or in any respect.

About Ramp Metals Inc.

Ramp is a battery and base metals exploration firm with two flagship properties positioned in northern Saskatchewan and one property in Nye County, Nevada. The administration crew is enthusiastic about inexperienced discipline exploration and new applied sciences. The imaginative and prescient of Ramp is to make the subsequent large discovery required to gas the inexperienced know-how motion.

For additional info, please contact:

Jordan Black

Chief Government Officer

[email protected]

Prit Singh


(905) 510-7636


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