Larry W. Reaugh, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Manganese Inc. (“American Manganese” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce that the company is closing a third tranche of the non-brokered private placement for up to 10,000,000 units of the Company (“Units”) at $0.15 per Unit.  Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company (a “Share”) and one common share purchase warrant (a “Warrant”).  Each Warrant will be exercisable for one Share at a price of $0.20 per Share for the two years following the issuance of the Warrant.   

The Company has raised gross proceeds of $350,210 in this third tranche of the private placement, and all securities issued under this second tranche are subject to a four-month hold period which expires on July 30, 2019. The private placement is subject to final acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange; conditional acceptance was granted on December 3, 2018.

About American Manganese Inc.
American Manganese Inc. is a critical metal company with a patented process for the recovery of metals from lithium-ion batteries such as cobalt, lithium, nickel, manganese, and aluminum. Using a novel combination of reagents and unit operations, AMY can provide 100% extraction of cathode metals at battery grade purity. American Manganese Inc. aims to capitalize on its patented technology and proprietary know-how to become the industry leader in recycling spent electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries (Please see the Company’s Dec 14, 2018 Business Plan (“CBP”) for further details).

On behalf of Management

AMERICAN MANGANESE INC.

Larry W. Reaugh
President and Chief Executive Officer


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