Electrum Global Holdings L.P.

June 13, 2017 16:35 ET

Electrum Global Holdings L.P. Acquires Securities of Southern Silver Exploration Corp.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwired - June 13, 2017) - This press release is issued pursuant to Multilateral Instrument 62-104 - Take-Over Bids and Issuer Bids and National Instrument 62-103 - The Early Warning System and Related Take-Over Bid and Insider Reporting Issues.

Electrum Global Holdings L.P. (the "Offeror") announces that it acquired ownership of 4,500,000 units (the "Units") of Southern Silver Exploration Corp. (the "issuer"). Each Unit consists of one common share ("Common Shares") in the capital of the issuer and one common share purchase warrant ("Warrants") entitling the holder(s) thereof to purchase one additional common share in the capital of the issuer at an exercise price of CAD$0.55 at any time prior to June 13, 2020. The Units were acquired in a private placement of the issuer which closed on June 13, 2017 (the "Financing").

As a result of the closing of the Financing the Offeror owns 35,384,593 Common Shares and Warrants exercisable for 35,384,593 Common Shares, representing 37.83% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares or 54.89% upon exercise of the Warrants (assuming the exercise of all of the Warrants beneficially owned by the Offeror, and that no other securities, including those convertible into, or exercisable for, the issuer's securities, are issued, converted or exercised).

Immediately before the occurrence that triggered the requirement to file this report the Offeror held 30,884,593 Common Shares, representing approximately 35.43% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares and Warrants exercisable for 30,884,593 Common Shares which, if exercised, would have resulted in the Offeror owning approximately 52.32% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares (assuming the exercise of all of the Warrants beneficially owned by the Offeror, and that no other securities, including those convertible into, or exercisable for, the issuer's securities, were issued, converted or exercised).

The Common Shares and Warrants referred to above are held for investment purposes and the Offeror, and/or one or more of its affiliates may, depending on market and other conditions, increase or decrease its beneficial ownership of Common Shares or other securities of the issuer whether in the open market, by privately negotiated agreement or otherwise.

The issuer is located at 1100 - 1199 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, V6E3T5. The Offeror is located at 700 Madison Avenue, 5th Floor, New York, NY, USA 10065, USA. A copy of the early warning report relating to this acquisition can be obtained from Michael Williams (646- 365-1600) or on the SEDAR profile of Southern Silver at www.sedar.com.

Contact Information

  • Michael Williams
    646- 365-1600