Vancouver, British Columbia – June 30, 2023 – (TSXV: NBM) (OTCQB: NBMFF)
NEO Battery Materials Ltd. (“NEO” or the “Company”), a low-cost silicon anode materials developer that enables longer-running, rapid-charging lithium-ion batteries, announces a financing to raise a minimum of $3.9 million CAD in connection with the Change of Business (“COB”) into an Industrial, Technology, or Life Sciences Tier 2 Issuer.
The Company has yet to finalize the term, nature and/or price of each Unit of the financing. The net proceeds of the financing will primarily be utilized for groundwork for the South Korean silicon anode commercial plant, material & equipment procurement, North American R&D expansion, and general working capital. The financing is subject to compliance with applicable securities laws and approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, and NEO expects the final approval of the COB to occur following the closing of the financing.
About NEO Battery Materials Ltd.
NEO Battery Materials Ltd. is a Vancouver-based company focused on lithium-ion battery materials for electric vehicle and energy storage applications. NEO has a focus on producing silicon anode materials through its proprietary single-step nanocoating process, which provides improvements in capacity and efficiency over lithium-ion batteries using graphite in their anode materials. The Company intends to become a silicon anode active materials supplier to the electric vehicle industry. For more information, please visit the Company’s website at: https://neobatterymaterials.com/.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
President and CEO
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