Vancouver, British Columbia / October 11, 2022 – Arizona Silver Exploration Inc. (the “Company” or “Arizona Silver”) (TSX-V: AZS) (OTCQB: AZASF) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement“) offering of up to 8 million units (“Units“) at a price of $0.25 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to CAD $2,000,000. Each Unit will consist of one common share and one-half of a common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a “Warrant“). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company at a price of $0.40 for five (5) years following closing of the Private Placement provided, at the discretion of the Company, in the event that the closing price of the Company’s common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”) is CAD$0.48 or greater per common share during any ten (10) consecutive trading day period the Warrants will expire at 4:00 p.m. (Vancouver time) on the 30th day after the date on which the Company provides notice of such accelerated expiry to the warrant holders, and the warrant holders will have no further rights to acquire any common shares of the Company under the Warrant.
The Company plans to use the proceeds of the private placement for further exploration of the Philadelphia Property in Mohave County, Arizona, the advancement of other Company projects, as well as for general working capital purposes.
To demonstrate continued support of the Company’s growth plans, certain insiders of the Company will participate in the Private Placement. Such participation is considered a related party transaction within the meaning of Multilateral Instrument 61-101 – Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions (“MI 61-101“). The related party transaction will be exempt from minority approval and valuation requirements pursuant to the exemptions contained in Sections 5.5(a) and 5.7(1)(a) of MI 61-101, as neither the fair market value of the securities to be issued under the Private Placement nor the consideration to be paid by the insiders will exceed 25% of the Company’s market capitalization.
Completion of the Private Placement remains subject to the approval of the Exchange. All securities issued pursuant to the Private Placement will be subject to a statutory four month hold period. The Company may pay finder’s fees in accordance with the rules and policies of the Exchange.
Please refer to our web site for all news and updated property information. www.arizonasilverexploration.com
On behalf of the Board of Directors:
ARIZONA SILVER EXPLORATION INC.
Mike Stark, President and CEO, Director
Phone: (604) 833-4278
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
CAUTION CONCERNING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This news release includes certain forward-looking statements or information. All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements in this news release include statements in relation to the timing, cost and other aspects of the 2022 exploration program; the potential for development of the mineral resources; the potential mineralization and geological merits of the exploration properties; and other future plans, objectives or expectations of the Company. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company’s plans or expectations include the risk that actual results of current and planned exploration activities, including the results of the Company’s 2022 drilling program(s) on its properties, will not be consistent with the Company’s expectations; the geology, grade and continuity of any mineral deposits and the risk of unexpected variations in mineral resources, grade and/or recovery rates; fluctuating metals prices; possibility of accidents, equipment breakdowns and delays during exploration; exploration cost overruns or unanticipated costs and expenses; uncertainties involved in the interpretation of drilling results and geological tests; availability of capital and financing required to continue the Company’s future exploration programs and preparation of geological reports and studies; delays in the preparation of geological reports and studies; the metallurgical characteristics of mineralization contained within the exploration properties are yet to be fully determined; general economic, market or business conditions; competition and loss of key employees; regulatory changes and restrictions including in relation to required permits for exploration activities (including drilling permits) and environmental liability; timeliness of government or regulatory approvals; and other risks detailed herein and from time to time in the filings made by the Company with securities regulators. In connection with the forward-looking information contained in this news release, the Company has made numerous assumptions, including that the Company’s 2022 programs would proceed as planned and within budget. The Company expressly disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as otherwise required by applicable securities legislation.