Jervois Closes its SAO Miguel Paulista Refinery Acquisition

Jervois Global Limited


Jervois Global Limited

Victoria, Australia – TheNewswire – July 18, 2022 –

Jervois Global Limited (“


”) (ASX:JRV)
(TSXV:JRV) (OTC:JRVMF) has now closed its previously announced
acquisition from Companhia Brasileira de Alumínio (“


”) of 100% of
the São Miguel Paulista nickel cobalt refinery (“


”) in São
Paulo, Brazil.  Total consideration to be paid for the acquisition is
R$125 million in cash.  Jervois paid the initial R$15 million payment
in late 2020 when the acquisition was publicly announced and a further
R$47.5 million on closing in accordance with the previously announced
terms of the purchase agreement.  The remaining R$62.5 million is to
be paid on the earlier to occur of commencement of commercial
production at SMP and June 2023, per the purchase agreement.

A Jervois technical and commercial team is currently
working onsite at SMP undertaking detailed planning for the expected
restart of SMP which is Latin America’s only electrolytic class 1
nickel and cobalt refinery.

On behalf of Jervois Global Limited,

Bryce Crocker, Chief Executive Officer


For further information, please contact:

Investors and analysts:

James May

Chief Financial Officer

Jervois Global

[email protected]


Nathan Ryan

NWR Communications

[email protected]

Mob: +61 420 582 887


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