Pretium Resources Inc.
TSX : PVG
NYSE : PVG

Pretium Resources Inc.

February 22, 2016 16:09 ET

Pretivm to File Preliminary Prospectus Supplement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 22, 2016) - Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX:PVG)(NYSE:PVG) ("Pretivm" or the "Company") announced today that it intends to file a preliminary prospectus supplement dated February 22, 2016 (the "Supplement") to its short form base shelf prospectus dated July 16, 2014, in connection with a marketed offering of its common shares (the "Offering"). The Supplement will be filed with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada except Quebec. The Supplement will also be filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") as part of a registration statement on Form F-10 in accordance with the Multijurisdictional Disclosure System established between Canada and the United States.

The Offering will be conducted through a syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets and Scotiabank and is expected to raise total gross proceeds of approximately US$120,000,000. The Company will also grant the underwriters an over-allotment option to purchase up to an additional US$10,000,000 of common shares. The option will be exercisable for a period of 30 days following closing.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering (i) to fund development of the Brucejack Project, (ii) for working capital during start-up and (iii) for general corporate purposes.

The Offering will be priced in the context of the market with the final terms of the Offering to be determined at the time of pricing. Closing of the Offering will be subject to customary closing conditions, including listing of the common shares on the TSX and NYSE and any required approvals of each exchange.

This news release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any province, state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such province, state or jurisdiction.

About Pretivm

Pretivm is constructing a high-grade underground mine at its Brucejack Project in northern British Columbia with commercial production targeted for 2017.

(SEDAR filings: Pretium Resources Inc.)

Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This News Release contains "forward-looking information" and "forward looking statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian and United States securities legislation. Statements contained herein that are not based on historical or current fact, including without limitation statements containing the words "anticipates," "believes," "may," "continues," "estimates," "expects," and "will" and words of similar import, constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking information may include, but is not limited to, information with respect to the Offering, our planned exploration and development activities, the adequacy of Pretivm's financial resources, the estimation of mineral reserves and resources including the 2013 Valley of the Kings Mineral Resource estimate and the Brucejack Mineral Reserve estimate, realization of mineral reserve and resource estimates and timing of development of Pretivm's Brucejack Project, costs and timing of future exploration, results of future exploration and drilling, production and processing estimates, capital and operating cost estimates, timelines and similar statements relating to the economic viability of the Brucejack Project, timing and receipt of approvals, consents and permits under applicable legislation, Pretivm's executive compensation approach and practice, and adequacy of financial resources.
Wherever possible, words such as "plans", "expects", "projects", "assumes", "budget", "strategy", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "targets" and similar expressions or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved, or the negative forms of any of these terms and similar expressions, have been used to identify forward-looking statements and information. Statements concerning mineral reserve and resource estimates may also be deemed to constitute forward-looking information to the extent that they involve estimates of the mineralization that will be encountered if the property is developed. Any statements that express or involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance are not statements of historical fact and may be forward-looking information. Forward-looking information is subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking information, including, without limitation, those risks identified in Pretivm's Annual Information Form dated March 31, 2015 filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and in the United States on Form 40-F through EDGAR at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Forward-looking information is based on the expectations and opinions of Pretivm's management on the date the statements are made. The assumptions used in the preparation of such statements, although considered reasonable at the time of preparation, may prove to be imprecise. We do not assume any obligation to update forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, other than as required by applicable law. For the reasons set forth above, prospective investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Neither the TSX nor the NYSE has approved or disapproved of the information contained herein.

Contact Information

  • Pretium Resources Inc.
    Joseph Ovsenek
    President
    (604) 558-1784 or (877) 558-1784

    Pretium Resources Inc.
    Troy Shultz
    Manager, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
    (604) 558-1784 or (877) 558-1784
    invest@pretivm.com