VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Oct. 31, 2013) - Excelsior Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:MIN)(OTCQX:EXMGF)(FRANKFURT:3XS) ("Excelsior" or the "Company") announces that it will re-price 5,147,333 incentive stock options issued to directors, officers, employees and consultants of the Company. The options were originally granted between October 2010 and February 2012 at prices ranging from $0.50 to $0.73. The new exercise price for these options will be $0.30 per share. The re-pricing of the options is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange and no options may be exercised at the new price until such approval is obtained. In addition, as required by TSX Venture Exchange policies, the re-pricing of any options held by insiders is subject to disinterested shareholder approval. The Company intends to seek such disinterested shareholder approval at the Company's 2014 annual general meeting of shareholders and insiders may not exercise options at the new price until such approval is obtained.
Excelsior is a mineral exploration and development company that is advancing the Gunnison Copper Project. The Excelsior management team consists of experienced professionals with proven track records of advancing mining projects into production.
ON BEHALF OF THE EXCELSIOR BOARD
Stephen Twyerould, President & CEO
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