SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Private Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
For the month of September 2009
Commission File Number 001-33783
THOMPSON CREEK METALS COMPANY INC.
401 Bay Street, Suite 2010
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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Date: September 16, 2009
THOMPSON CREEK METALS COMPANY INC.
/s/ Lorna D. MacGillivray
Lorna D. MacGillivray
99.1 Press Release dated September 16, 2009
401 Bay Street, Suite 2010,
P.O. Box 118
Canada M5H 2Y4
TSX: TCM, TCM.WT
THOMPSON CREEK COMPLETES C$217 MILLION FINANCING
Toronto (September 16, 2009) Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (TSX: TCM; NYSE: TC) (the Company) announced today that it has closed its previously announced bought deal equity financing for aggregate gross proceeds of C$217,000,000. A syndicate of underwriters purchased 15,500,000 common shares of the Company at a price of C$14.00 per share. The underwriters have an option, exercisable in whole or in part at any time up to 30 days after the closing of the offering, to purchase up to an additional 2,325,000 common shares. In the event that the option is exercised in its entirety, the additional gross proceeds would be C$32,550,000.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for development and expansion of existing mining assets, exploration activities, acquisitions, working capital and general corporate purposes.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in the United States or any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The securities have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. Any public offering of securities to be made in the United States will be made by means of a prospectus that may be obtained from the issuer and that will contain detailed information about the company and management, as well as financial statements.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities legislation which may include, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the timing and amount of estimated future production. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as plans, expects, is expected, budget, scheduled, estimates, forecasts, intends, anticipates, or believes or variations (including negative 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. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company and/or its subsidiaries to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such factors include
those factors discussed in the section entitled Risk Factors in the Companys current annual information form which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and is incorporated in its Annual Report on Form 40-F filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission which is available at www.sec.gov. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Forward-looking statements contained herein are made as of the date of this news release and the Company does not undertake to update any such forward-looking statements, except in accordance with applicable securities laws. There can be no assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.
For more information, please contact:
Director of Investor Relations
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc.
Toll free: 1-800-827-0992
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