Pasinex Resources Limited
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Pasinex Resources Limited

May 20, 2016 08:00 ET

Pasinex Reports 2015 Financial Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 20, 2016) - Pasinex Resources Ltd. (CSE:PSE) (FRANKFURT:PNX) (the "Company" or "Pasinex") released its 2015 full year financial results on April 29, 2016 through SEDAR.com and the website www.pasinex.com.

Pasinex is focused on base metal mining and exploration in Turkey with a priority focus on zinc mining and exploration in Adana province, Turkey. Pasinex formed a 50 / 50 joint venture with Turkish mining house Akmetal AS, and through the joint venture company, called Horzum AS, they are developing the Pinargozu Zinc project in Adana province.

  • Objective to grow Pasinex through exploration which can now be initially funded through cash-flows from the Pinargozu mine.
  • Small ambitious zinc producer, showing profitability in it's joint venture company Horzum AS

The following is a summary of the Horzum AS Joint Venture Balance Sheet and Income Statement for the year ended 2015.

Balance Sheet at December 31, 2015:
TRY ($) CAD ($)
Current assets
Cash and prepaid expenses 1,027,199 487,714
Accounts receivable 10,356,818 4,917,417
Inventory 808,301 383,781
Non-current assets
Plant and equipment 397,246 188,612
Property costs 2,210,335 1,049,467
Other non-current assets 410,488 194,901
Total Assets 15,210,187 7,221,892
Current liabilities 8,003,474 3,800,049
Due to JV partners 5,185,701 2,462,171
Share capital 500,000 237,400
Surplus (deficit) 1,521,212 707,832
Foreign exchange difference - 14,400
15,210,387 7,221,892
Statement of Operations for the Year Ended December 31, 2015:
TRY ($) CAD ($)
Gross sales 9,581,636 4,506,244
Cost of sales (7,662,202 ) (3,603,534 )
General and administrative expenses (145,919 ) (71,085 )
-
Net income for the year 1,773,515 831,625
As at December 31, 2015, the property costs for the Joint Venture includes the following expenditures:
Pinargozu Property cost details: TRY ($) CAD ($)
Deposits and guarantees 100,278 47,612
Preparation and development 2,110,057 1,001,855
Total 2,210,335 1,049,467

The highlights of these results are discussed here:

  1. Sales for the Horzum AS Joint venture company were $4,506,244 CAD for 2015. This income was realized from the sale of 13,906 tonnes of direct shipping high grade zinc mineralization of between 30 - 38% Zn.
  2. The JV company Horzum AS recorded an operating profit from these mining operations at Pinargozu of $831,625 CAD (an operating margin of 18.5%)
  3. A total of 10,162 wet tonnes were mined from Pinargozu mine in 2015 giving an average of 27.8 wet tonnes per day of production. In total, 13,906 wet tonnes of product was sold in 2015 with the difference between what was mined and sold coming from 2014 production.
  4. A total of 14,443 meters of drilling (both diamond and percussion drilling) was conducted by the JV company in 2015. The cost of this was approximately $875,000 USD spent in 2015.
  5. The balance sheet for the Horzum AS joint venture company shows Total Assets at $7,221,892 CAD; the capital asset for Pinargozu property exploration was $1,049,467. Drilling continued on the Pinargozu property thus capital asset for exploration increased in 2015. Surplus was $707,832.

Steve Williams, President and CEO of Pasinex Resources Limited commented: "2015 was a great and critical year for Pasinex. We continued to grow the Pinargozu mine. In 2015 we averaged 850 wet tonnes per month of high grade direct shipping zinc product from Pinargozu. In 2016 we are already producing at 1800 wet tonnes per month (though to April 2016). In 2015 all of the surplus operational cash generated was spent on exploration at Pinargozu. As can be seen from our JV company financial results, the company was profitable in 2015. We expect profitability to further strengthen in 2016. Also in 2016, we anticipate being able to fund all our exploration again and to also pay required capital for the mine growth. This is a major step forward for Pasinex. We have now built the PInargozu mine to sufficient productivity to provide the funds for exploration, as we push hard for the bigger zinc opportunity there."

The overall consolidated financial results for Pasinex Resources Limited are presented below. The Joint Venture company, Horzum AS, is 50% owned by Pasinex and as such is accounted for by the equity method.

Pasinex Resources Limited
Consolidated Statements of Financial Position
For the years ended December 31, 2015 and 2014
(Expressed in Canadian dollars)
2015 2014
Assets
Current
Cash and cash equivalents $ 25,749 $ 151,045
GST/HST/VAT receivable 4,035 6,852
Other receivables 2,238 2,961
Prepaid expenses and deposits 43,894 42,558
Share subscription receivable 92,500 27,500
Marketable securities 17,160 16,567
185,576 247,483
Due from related parties 547,828 372,679
Investment in joint venture 377,794 61,974
Equipment 31,439 48,072
Exploration and evaluation assets 1,226,226 1,051,247
$ 2,368,863 $ 1,781,455
Liabilities
Current
Accounts payable and accrued liabilities $ 289,595 $ 160,090
Due to related parties 92,306 24,492
381,901 184,582
Shareholders' equity
Share capital 8,781,434 7,645,473
Share subscriptions received - 19,800
Reserves 1,208,833 1,193,566
Deficit (7,868,912 ) (7,188,103 )
Accumulated other comprehensive (loss) (134,393 ) (73,863 )
1,986,962 1,596,873
$ 2,368,863 $ 1,781,455
Pasinex Resources Limited
Consolidated Statements of Operations and Comprehensive Loss
For the years ended December 31, 2015 and 2014
(Expressed in Canadian dollars)
2015 2014
Expenses
Administrative fees $ 150,000 $ 150,000
Advertising and promotions 93,003 178,245
Amortization 15,046 21,967
Consulting and management fees 479,469 336,961
Investor relations 56,867 54,573
Office and general 43,083 47,231
Professional fees 75,760 87,623
Project investigation costs 92,435 -
Share-based payments 15,068 233,632
Supplies and equipment 8,527 4,698
Transfer agent and regulatory authority fees 20,665 23,181
Travel and meals 95,672 110,541
(1,145,595 ) (1,248,652 )
Other income (expenses)
Unrealized gain (loss) on marketable securities 1,427 1,318
Interest income 167 153
Equity gain (loss) from joint venture 417,042 (5,887 )
Other income (expense) 71,122 (14,080 )
Gain (loss) on disposition of marketable securities - 17,350
Foreign exchange gain (loss) (19,387 ) (8,980 )
Impairment of mineral properties (5,585 ) (239,645 )
464,786 (249,771 )
Net income (loss) for the year
(680,809
)
(1,498,423
)
Other comprehensive income (loss)
Currency translation adjustment
(60,530
)
4,193
Comprehensive income (loss) for the year (741,339 ) (1,494,230 )
Basic and diluted earnings (loss) per share $ (0.01 ) $ (0.02 )
Weighted average number of common shares outstanding - basic and diluted

82,472,473


69,938,488

The following comment relate to the Pasinex Resources Limited balance sheet and income statement.

  1. The equity gain realized from the joint venture company is seen as a $417,042 CAD "Equity gain" on the income statement.
  2. The equity gain on the income statement (together with other item movements, particularly on property impairment) lead to a decrease in the net loss for 2015 versus 2014. In 2015 this net loss was $680,809 CAD versus a loss of $1,498,423 CAD in 2014.
  3. Pasinex Resource Limited operational costs in 2015 were in total $1,145,595 CAD versus $1,248,652 CAD in 2014.
  4. The Total Assets for Pasinex increased from $1,781,455 CAD in 2014 to $2,368,863 CAD in 2015. This mostly reflected increases in project investment seen as "Due from related parties", "Investment in joint venture" and "Exploration and evaluation assets". This reflects activity in the Joint venture company and the Turkish assets of Pasinex.
  5. Shareholder equity was $1,986,962 CAD in 2015 versus $1,596,873 CAD in 2014. Again this reflects growth of the business in Turkey.

Steve Williams, President and CEO commented on the Pasinex Resources financial results: "2015 was a tough year for raising equity in the junior resource market, therefore we only raised about $500,000 in equity. Nevertheless, we stayed focused on our game plan of building our zinc story in Turkey by developing the Pinargozu mine to production and enhancing our geological asset there. We expect to see our balance sheet strengthen over the next year. Equally as important, we are hopeful that we will see the rewards of our persistent focus on exploration at Pinargozu in 2016."

About Pasinex

Pasinex Resources Limited (CSE:PSE) (FRANKFURT:PNX) is a base-metal and precious-metal focused Company with a goal to build a mid-tier international mining company. The Company's initial priority is to build a prospective portfolio of base-metal opportunities in Turkey. The Company has a strong technical management team with many years of experience in mineral exploration and mining project development. The focus of Pasinex is to build a mid-tier zinc company based on their Turkey zinc projects.

The Pinargozu mine is included in the 50-50 company, Horzum Arama Isletme AS (Horzum AS), which is a corporate joint venture between Pasinex and Turkish mining house, Akmetal Madencilik San ve Tic. AS (Akmetal AS). Akmetal A.S is one of Turkey's largest family-owned conglomerates with the past-producing Horzum zinc Mine nearby.

Visit our web site at: www.pasinex.com

On Behalf of the Board of Directors

PASINEX RESOURCES LTD.

Steve Williams

The CSE does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

This news release includes forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results or from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

All statements within, other than statements of historical fact, are to be considered forward looking. Although Pasinex Resources Ltd. believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, including the ability to complete financings. On-going exploration activity, does not guarantee future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, continued availability of capital and financing, exploration results, and general economic, market or business conditions. There can be no assurances that such statements will prove accurate and, therefore, readers are advised to rely on their own evaluation of such uncertainties. We do not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.

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