0001157523-21-001159.txt : 20210922 0001157523-21-001159.hdr.sgml : 20210922 20210922151804 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001157523-21-001159 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 8-K PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 2 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20210922 ITEM INFORMATION: Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement ITEM INFORMATION: Material Modifications to Rights of Security Holders ITEM INFORMATION: Financial Statements and Exhibits FILED AS OF DATE: 20210922 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20210922 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: Contango ORE, Inc. CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001502377 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: GOLD & SILVER ORES [1040] IRS NUMBER: 273431051 STATE OF INCORPORATION: DE FISCAL YEAR END: 0630 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 8-K SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 001-35770 FILM NUMBER: 211269447 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 3700 BUFFALO SPEEDWAY STREET 2: STE 925 CITY: HOUSTON STATE: TX ZIP: 77098 BUSINESS PHONE: 713-877-1311 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 3700 BUFFALO SPEEDWAY STREET 2: STE 925 CITY: HOUSTON STATE: TX ZIP: 77098 8-K 1 a52495561.htm CONTANGO ORE, INC. 8-K




Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):    September 22, 2021

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 001-35770 27-3431051
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)
3700 Buffalo Speedway, Suite 925
Houston, Texas
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including area code:  (713) 877-1311

Not Applicable
(Former name, former address and former fiscal year, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Stock, Par Value $0.01 per share

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§ 230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§ 240.12b-2 of this chapter).

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Item 1.01.
Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On September 21, 2021, the Board of Directors of Contango ORE, Inc. (the “Company”) approved an amendment (the “Amendment”) to the Company’s Rights Agreement dated as of September 23, 2020, between the Company and Computershare Trust Company, N.A., as Rights Agent (as amended, the “Rights Plan”).

The Amendment extends the Rights Plan by an additional year to September 22, 2022.

The Rights Agreement is attached hereto as Exhibit 4.1 and is incorporated herein by reference. The description of the Amendment herein does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to Exhibit 4.1.

Item 3.03.
Material Modification to Rights of Security Holders.

The information provided in Item 1.01 hereto is incorporated by reference into this Item 3.03.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

Exhibit No.
Description of Exhibit


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 hereunto duly authorized.

By: /s/ Leah Gaines
Leah Gaines
Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting
Officer, Treasurer and Secretary

Dated: September 22, 2021

EX-4.1 2 a52495561ex4_1.htm EXHIBIT 4.1
Exhibit 4.1



This Amendment No. 1 (this “Amendment”) to the Rights Agreement is made and entered into as of September 22, 2021, by and between Contango ORE, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), and Computershare Trust Company, N.A., as Rights Agent (the “Rights Agent”).
WHEREAS, the Company and the Rights Agent have entered into that certain Rights Agreement, dated as of September 23, 2020 (the “Rights Agreement”);
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 28 of the Rights Agreement, the Company may supplement or amend any provision of the Rights Agreement in any respect in accordance with the provisions of such section; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the terms of the Rights Agreement and in accordance with Section 28 thereof, the Company has directed that the Rights Agreement be amended as set forth in this Amendment;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the Recitals, the mutual covenants and agreements contained in this Amendment, and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree to amend the Rights Agreement as follows:
1.            AmendmentSection 7(a) of the Rights Agreement is amended by deleting “September 22, 2021” where it appears and replacing it with “September 22, 2022.”

2.            No Further Amendments.  Except as expressly provided in this Amendment, all of the terms, covenants, agreements and conditions of the Rights Agreement shall remain in full force and effect.
3.            Counterparts.  This Amendment may be signed in counterparts, each of which shall be an original and all of which together shall constitute one and the same instrument. A signature to this Amendment executed and/or transmitted electronically shall have the same authority, effect, and enforceability as an original signature.

4.            Governing Law.  This Amendment shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Delaware, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Delaware or any other jurisdiction).
5.            Entire Agreement.  The Rights Agreement as amended by this Amendment contains the entire agreement of the parties hereto with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and is in full substitution for any and all prior oral or written agreements and understandings between them related to such subject matter, and neither party hereto shall be liable or bound to the other party hereto in any manner with respect to such subject matter by any covenants or agreements except as specifically set forth in the Rights Agreement as amended by this Amendment.

6.            Effective Date; Certification. Upon the execution and delivery of a counterpart hereof by each of the parties hereto this Amendment shall be deemed effective as of the date first written above (the “Amendment Effective Date”), as if executed on such date.  The officer of the Company executing this Amendment hereby certifies to the Rights Agent that each of the amendments to the Rights Agreement set forth in this Amendment is in compliance with the terms of Section 28 of the Rights Agreement and the certification contained in this Section 6 shall constitute the certification required by Section 28 of the Rights Agreement.
[Signature page follows]


IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this Amendment as of the date first written above.
/s/ Leah Gaines
Leah Gaines
VP and CFO
/s/ Kathy Heagerty
Kathy Heagerty
Manager, Client Management

Signature Page to
Amendment No. 1 to
Rights Agreement