Millennial Announces Receipt of Interim Court Order for Plan of Arrangement With Ganfeng Lithium Co., Ltd.
August 27, 2021
Details of Meeting to Approve Plan of Arrangement
Vancouver, British Columbia - (August 27, 2021) - Millennial Lithium Corp. (“Millennial” or the “Company”) (TSXV:ML) (A3N2:GR: Frankfurt) (MLNLF: OTCQB) and Ganfeng Lithium Co., Ltd. (“Ganfeng”) (1772.HK; OTCQX; GNENF) announced on July 16, 2021 that they had entered into a definitive arrangement agreement dated July 16, 2021 pursuant to which Ganfeng, through a British Columbia subsidiary, will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Millennial (each, a “Common Share”) by way of a plan of arrangement (the “Arrangement”).
Millennial is pleased to announce that it has received an interim order of the British Columbia Supreme Court authorizing and approving various matters in connection with the Arrangement under the British Columbia Business Corporations Act including the holding of a special meeting to approve the Arrangement.
The Arrangement is subject to the approval of: (i) 662/3% of votes cast by Shareholders; (ii) 662/3% of votes cast by Shareholders and holders (“Warrantholders” and together with Shareholders, “Voting Securityholders”) of Common Share purchase warrants (“Warrants”), voting together as a group; and (iii) a simple majority of the votes cast by Shareholders excluding for this purpose the votes cast by any persons that are required to be excluded under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 – Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions, at a special meeting of Voting Securityholders to be held on September 30, 2021 (the “Meeting”). Directors and officers of Millennial, as well as Millennial's largest shareholder, have entered into support and voting agreements pursuant to which they have agreed to vote their Common Shares in favour of the Arrangement.
It is anticipated that the management information circular for the Meeting, which contains further details of the Arrangement, will be mailed on or before August 30, 2021.
In addition to Voting Securityholder approval, the Arrangement is also subject to the receipt of certain regulatory and court approvals, including approval by relevant authorities in the People’s Republic of China and Investment Canada Act approval, and other closing conditions customary in transactions of this nature.
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Ganfeng is one of the largest producers of lithium. Ganfeng's operations are vertically integrated, encompassing all critical stages of the value chain, including upstream lithium extraction, midstream lithium compounds and metals processing as well as downstream lithium battery production and recycling. Ganfeng has one of the most comprehensive product offerings split into five major categories of more than 40 lithium compounds and metals products.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President CEO and Director
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