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CALGARY, Alberta, May 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — With reference to its prior news release dated February 10, 2021, March 12, 2021, March 16, 2021, April 8, 2021 and April 30, 2021, Saint Jean Carbon Inc. (“Saint Jean” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: SJL) is pleased to announce that it has closed the acquisition of Solid Ultrabattery Inc. (“SUB”), a private Ontario company involved in the research and development of solid state batteries (the “Acquisition”). Saint Jean funded the Acquisition by issuing 22 million common shares in the capital of the Company (the “Common Shares”) at a price of $0.06 per Common Share for a deemed aggregate purchase price of CAD $1,320,000.
Dr. Zhongwei Chen, Canada Research Chair at the University of Waterloo, is a leading researcher in solid state battery technology. His company (SUB) has made prototypes of this battery and is currently validating the technology as he continues to advance his formulations to commercialization. The goal is to develop a state of the art battery design which exceeds the performance of existing technologies. Dr. Chen was appointed to the Board of Directors of Saint Jean on the closing of the Acquisition and will continue to lead the research and development (R&D) efforts at SUB. Saint Jean, in close collaboration with Dr. Chen, is currently planning to commission a prototype battery R&D facility near the Waterloo region. Further information on this development will be announced shortly. Details of this acquisition can be found at Saint Jean’s website http://www.saintjeancarbon.com.
About Saint Jean Carbon
Saint Jean is a publicly traded carbon science company, with specific interests in energy storage and green energy creation and green mining methods, with holdings in mining claims in the province of British Columbia in Canada. For the latest information on Saint Jean’s properties and news please refer to the website: http://www.saintjeancarbon.com/
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Saint Jean Carbon Inc.
William Pfaffenberger, Chairman of the Board and President
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (250) 381-6181
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FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTS: This press release contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of applicable securities legislation, concerning Saint Jean’s business and affairs. In certain cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as ‘‘plans’’, ‘‘expects’’ or ‘‘does not expect’’, “intends” ‘‘budget’’, ‘‘scheduled’’, ‘‘estimates’’, “forecasts’’, ‘‘intends’’, ‘‘anticipates’’ or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results ‘‘may’’, ‘‘could’’, ‘‘would’’, ‘‘might’’ or ‘‘will be taken’’, ‘‘occur’’ or ‘‘be achieved’’.
These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, and are naturally subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances that may cause actual results to differ materially. Although Saint Jean believes that the expectations represented in such forward-looking statements are reasonable, there can be no assurance that these expectations will prove to be correct. Such statements include statements with respect to the plan to commission a prototype battery R&D facility near the Waterloo region. Statements of past performance should not be construed as an indication of future performance. Forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of whether or not such results will be achieved. A number of factors, including those discussed above, could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. Any such forward-looking statements are expressly qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement.
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