Americas Silver Corporation
TSX : USA
OTCQX : USAPF

Americas Silver Corporation

May 17, 2016 21:48 ET

Americas Silver Corporation Announces Results of Shareholder Meeting

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 17, 2016) - Americas Silver Corporation (TSX:USA)(OTCQX:USAPF) (the "Company") is pleased to report that shareholders voted in favour of all items of business including the election of each of the nominees listed in its management information circular dated April 7, 2016 (the "Circular") at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on May 17, 2016 (the "Meeting"). Detailed results from the election of directors are set out below.

Name Shares Voted For Shares Withheld
Darren Blasutti 72,079,963 531,851 (0.73 %)
Alex Davidson 72,235,575 376,239 (0.52 %)
Alan Edwards 72,136,861 474,953 (0.65 %)
Peter Hawley 72,046,252 565,562 (0.78 %)
Bradley Kipp 51,471,103 21,140,711 (29.11 %)
Gordon Pridham 72,068,811 543,003 (0.75 %)
Lorie Waisberg 72,153,195 458,619 (0.63 %)

The biographies of directors and further details about the Company's corporate governance practices are available at www.americassilvercorp.com.

In addition, shareholders voted in favour of the following matters, each as more particularly set out in the Circular:

(i) approved the adoption of the Company's Deferred Share Unit Plan;

(ii) approved the adoption of the Company's Restricted Share Unit Plan; and

(iii) approved and ratified the Company's Stock Option Plan.

About Americas Silver Corporation

The Company is a silver mining company focused on growth in precious metals from its existing asset base and execution of targeted accretive acquisitions. It owns and operates the Cosalá Operations in Sinaloa, Mexico and the Galena Mine Complex in Idaho, USA.

For further information please see SEDAR or www.americassilvercorp.com.

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