Starcore International Mines Ltd.

Starcore International Mines Ltd.

August 11, 2015 09:00 ET

Starcore Arranges Debt Settlement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 11, 2015) - Further to its press release of August 10, 2015 announcing the closing of the Company's amalgamation with Cortez Gold Corp., Starcore International Mines Ltd. (TSX:SAM) ("Starcore" or the "Company") announces that, subject to regulatory acceptance, it proposes to issue 15,972,810 shares at a deemed value of $0.14 per share in full and complete settlement of outstanding debt in the aggregate amount of US$1,500,000 owed to certain creditors.

The debt relates to outstanding loans that were incurred in 2014 to complete construction of the Altiplano gold and silver processing plant in Matehuala, Mexico (the "Altiplano Plant"), which is owned by Cortez Gold Corp., now a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company. Shares issuable in connection with the debt settlement will be subject to a four month hold period.

Upon receipt of regulatory acceptance and completion of the debt settlement, there will be 196,587,207 common shares issued and outstanding, subject to shares being issued pursuant to outstanding share purchase warrants.

About Starcore

Starcore is engaged in exploring, extracting and processing gold and silver through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Compañia Minera Peña de Bernal, S.A. de C.V., which owns the San Martin mine in Queretaro, Mexico. Starcore is a public reporting issuer on the TSX. Starcore is also engaged in owning, acquiring, exploiting, exploring and evaluating mineral properties, and either joint venturing or developing these properties further. Starcore has interests in properties located in Mexico, Canada and the United States. For more information concerning Starcore, see documents filed under its profile on SEDAR, or visit its website at


Robert Eadie, President & Chief Executive Officer

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Contact Information

  • Starcore International Mines Ltd.
    Robert Eadie
    (416) 640-1936

    Starcore International Mines Ltd.
    Evan Eadie
    Investor Relations
    (416) 640-1936 or Toll Free: 1-866-602-4935