VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Jan. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ceylon Graphite Corp. (“Ceylon Graphite” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: CYL) (OTC: CYLYF) (FSE: CCY) announces its intention to complete a non-brokered private placement of units (“Units”) at a price of $0.25 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $3,500,000. Each Unit will be comprised of one common share in the capital of Ceylon Graphite (a “Unit Share”) and one whole warrant (“Warrant”), with each Warrant entitling the holder thereof to acquire one common share in the capital of Ceylon Graphite (“Warrant Share”) at a price of $0.30 per share for a period of two years from the date of issuance (collectively, the “Offering”).  Closing of the Offering is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and is anticipated to occur on or before January 31, 2020, or such other date as the Company may determine.  To date the company has received subscriptions for 10,000,000 shares amounting to $2,500,000.

“We are grateful for such strong investor support,” says Bharat Parashar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “These funds will accelerate our production at K1 and will be enough to complete work at the M1 site.”

About Ceylon Graphite Corp.

Ceylon Graphite, is a public company listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (CYL:TSX-V), that is in the business of mining for graphite, plus the exploration for and development of graphite mines in Sri Lanka. The Government of Sri Lanka has granted the Company an IML Category A license for it’s K1 site and exploration rights in a land package of over 120km². These exploration grids (each one square kilometer in area) cover areas of historic graphite production from the early twentieth century and represent a majority of the known graphite occurrences in Sri Lanka. Graphite mined in Sri Lanka is known to be some of the purest in the world, and currently accounts for less than 1% of the world graphite production.

Further information regarding the Company is available at www.ceylongraphite.com

Bharat Parashar, Chairman and & Chief Executive Officer
info@ceylongraphite.com
Corporate Communications
(604) 559-8051

FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS:

This news release contains forward-looking information as such term is defined in applicable securities laws, which relate to future events or future performance and reflect management's current expectations and assumptions. Such forward-looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on assumptions made by and information currently available to the Company. Investors are cautioned that these forward-looking statements are neither promises nor guarantees and are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause future results to differ materially from those expected. Risk factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results expressed or implied by the forward-looking information include, among other things, a failure to obtain or delays in obtaining the required regulatory licenses, permits, approvals and consents, a general economic downturn, a volatile stock price, labour strikes, political unrest, changes in the mining regulatory regime governing the Company, a failure to comply with environmental regulations and a weakening of market and industry reliance on high quality graphite. the Company cautions the reader that the above list of risk factors is not exhaustive.

These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and, except as required under applicable securities legislation, the Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. All of the forward-looking statements made in this press release are qualified by these cautionary statements and by those made in our filings with SEDAR in Canada (available at www.sedar.com)

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.