Anaconda Mining Inc.

Anaconda Mining Inc.

June 03, 2013 07:00 ET

Anaconda Mining Makes $1,754,580 Final Payment on Convertible Loan and Debentures

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 3, 2013) - Anaconda Mining Inc. ("Anaconda" or "the Company") - (TSX:ANX) is pleased to announce that, on May 31, 2013, it made its final payment against the outstanding Convertible Loan, Series I Debentures and Series II Debentures (collectively, the "Loans"). The payment totaled $1,754,580 and comprised $1,649,280 in outstanding principal and $105,300 in interest. With this payment, the Company has repaid in full the Loans, which, collectively, were originally issued for $6,900,000. As at May 31, 2013, the Company had approximately $260,000 of debt on its balance sheet.

President and CEO, Dustin Angelo, stated, "Anaconda's fourth quarter payment of $1,649,280 is the largest quarterly principal payment for fiscal 2013. We had targeted to pay $1,200,000; however, the Company was able to accelerate its debt repayment schedule due to favorable fourth quarter results. We have made a total of $3,697,280 in payments on the Loans during the fiscal year, all from operating cash flow. This substantial amount of debt repaid year-to-date is a testament to the ability of Pine Cove to generate significant cash flow. It is also noteworthy that since November 2011, in just 18 months, the Company has paid down over $8.1 million in debt including the Loans, Series III Debentures and our government loans. There were just two government loans on the balance sheet as of May 31, 2013. We will make our final payment of $17,796 on one government loan in early June while the other one has $241,890 outstanding and is a zero interest loan to be repaid monthly until December 2014."


Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Anaconda is a growth-oriented, gold mining and exploration company with a producing asset located on the Baie Verte Peninsula in Newfoundland, Canada called the Pine Cove mine.


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