Arian Silver Corporation

Arian Silver Corporation

February 05, 2010 02:00 ET

Arian Silver Reports on Share Capital, Voting Rights and Share Interests

LONDON, ENGLAND--(Marketwire - Feb. 5, 2010) - Arian Silver Corporation (TSX VENTURE:AGQ)(AIM:AGQ)(PLUS:AGQ)(FRANKFURT:I3A) -

Following completion of the share redemptions, shares for debt and private placement transactions announced on 22 January 2010 the Company confirms as follows:

  1. The Company's issued and outstanding share capital comprises 235,411,108 common shares of no par value each with voting rights. None of these common shares are held in Treasury.
  1. The total number of voting rights in the Company is 235,411,108.
  1. The above figure of 235,411,108 may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their share interest in, or a change to their share interest in, the Company.

As a result of the above mentioned transactions the following share interests are disclosable:

Sprott Asset Management LLP, on behalf of managed funds, holds 30,000,000 common shares (12.7%) following subscription to the private placement.

Grafton Resource Investments Ltd holding of 109,090,909, common shares (42.2%) reduced to 15,762,000 common shares (6.7%) following the share redemptions and shares for debt transactions.

About the Company

Arian Silver Corporation is a silver exploration and development company and is listed on London's AIM; trades on London's "PLUS" market; is listed on Toronto's TSX Venture Exchange and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Arian Silver is active in Mexico, the world's second largest silver producing country. The Company's main projects are the Calicanto and San Jose projects in Zacatecas State and the Tepal project in Michoacán State. The Tepal project is currently subject to an exclusive purchase option to Geologix Explorations Inc. Part of Arian Silver's forward-looking strategy lies in the envisaged use of large scale mechanized mining techniques over wider mineralized structures, which reduces the overall unit operating cost of metals, and to build up NI 43-101 compliant resources.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) and no stock exchange, securities commission or other regulatory authority accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release nor approved or disapproved of the information contained herein.

Contact Information

  • Arian Silver Corporation
    Carlyle House
    235-237 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 1EJ
    Arian Silver Corporation
    Jim Williams
    (London) +44 (0)20 7963 8670
    Arian Silver Corporation
    Graham Potts
    CFO & Corporate Secretary
    (London) +44 (0)20 7963 8670
    Grant Thornton UK LLP
    Gerry Beaney
    (London) +44 (0)20 7383 5100
    CHF Investor Relations
    Alison Tullis
    (Canada) +1 416 868 1079 Ext. 233