Uranium Energy (NYSE American: UEC), a Corpus Christi, Texas-based uranium mining and exploration company, today announced that it has secured an additional 705,000 pounds of U.S.-warehoused uranium, with delivery dates out to December 2022. Including previously contracts to acquire 1,400,000 pounds of uranium concentrates, Uranium Energy has entered into additional purchase contracts for a total of 2,105,000 pounds of U3O8 at a volume-weighted average price of ~$30 per pound. UEC also announced its entry into definitive agreements with institutional investors to purchase an aggregate of 3,636,364 common shares of the company, each at a purchase price of $3.30, for gross proceeds of approximately $12,000,000 in a registered direct offering. Subject to satisfaction of customary conditions, closing of the offering is expected to occur on or about April 8, 2021. Following the closing of the offering and delivery of contracted drummed uranium, UEC will have more than $110 million of cash, equity and inventory holdings.
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About Uranium Energy Corp.
Uranium Energy is a U.S.-based uranium mining and exploration company. As a leading pure-play American uranium company, UEC is advancing the next generation of low-cost and environmentally friendly in-situ recovery (“ISR”) mining uranium projects. In South Texas, the company’s hub-and-spoke operations are anchored by UEC’s fully-licensed Hobson Processing Facility, which is central to its Palangana, Burke Hollow, Goliad and other ISR pipeline projects. In Wyoming, UEC controls the Reno Creek project, which is the largest permitted, pre-construction ISR uranium project in the U.S. Additionally, the company’s diversified holdings provide exposure to a unique portfolio of uranium related assets, including: 1) major equity stake in the only royalty company in the sector, Uranium Royalty Corp; 2) physical uranium warehoused in the U.S.; and 3) a pipeline of resource-stage uranium projects in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Paraguay. In Paraguay, the company owns one of the largest and highest-grade ferro-titanium deposits in the world. The company’s operations are managed by professionals with a recognized profile for excellence in their industry, a profile based on many decades of hands-on experience in the key facets of uranium exploration, development and mining. For more information about the company, visit www.UraniumEnergy.com.
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