Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - May 15, 2024) - Excellon Resources Inc. (TSX: EXN) (OTCQB: EXNRF) (FSE: E4X2) ("Excellon" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that, further to the Company's news releases dated April 4, 2024 and April 15, 2024, it has closed the final tranches of its previously announced non-brokered private placement offering (the "Offering") of units of the Company ("Units"), pursuant to which the Company sold an additional 3,414,555 Units at a price of $0.18 per Unit for additional aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of approximately $614,620. Under the Offering, the Company sold a total of 7,356,632 Units at a price of $0.18 per Unit for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of approximately $1,324,194.

Each Unit was comprised of one common share in the capital of the Company (each, a "Common Share") and one common share purchase warrant of the Company (each, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one Common Share at a price of $0.27 per Common Share for a period of 24 months from the applicable closing date of the Offering. In connection with the closing of all tranches of the Offering, the Company paid cash finder's fees in the aggregate amount of approximately $43,598 and issued a total of 104,210 non-transferable finder's warrants on the same terms as the Warrants to certain arm's length parties in consideration of Units sold to subscribers introduced by such parties.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering for advancement of the Company's mineral projects and for general working capital and corporate purposes. In addition, the Company has used a portion of the net proceeds to receive final assay results from the Company's 2,100 metre drill program at the Kilgore Project in 2022, which were announced on May 7, 2024.

The Offering remains subject to the final approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

The Units were offered: (a) by way of private placement in each of the provinces of Canada pursuant to applicable exemptions from the prospectus requirements under applicable Canadian securities laws; (b) in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons, by way of private placement pursuant to the exemptions from the registration requirements provided for under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"); and (c) in jurisdictions outside of Canada and the United States on a private placement or equivalent basis. The securities issued pursuant to the Offering are subject to a four-month hold period in Canada pursuant to applicable Canadian securities laws.

The securities offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act, or any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent registration or an exemption from such registration requirements. This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy in the United States nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

About Excellon

Excellon's vision is to realize opportunities through the acquisition of advanced development or producing assets with further potential to gain from an experienced management team for the benefit of our employees, communities and shareholders. The Company is advancing a portfolio of gold, silver and base metals assets including Kilgore, an advanced gold exploration project in Idaho; and Silver City, a high-grade epithermal silver district in Saxony, Germany with 750 years of mining history and little modern exploration.

Additional details on Excellon's properties are available at

For Further Information, Please Contact:

Excellon Resources Inc.
Shawn Howarth, President & Chief Executive Officer


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