SUN VALLEY, IDAHO--(Marketwired - March 12, 2014) - Sun Valley Gold LLC ("Sun Valley") announced today that it has acquired control and direction over 3,000,000 units ("Units") of TriStar Gold Inc. ("TriStar") on behalf of the Sun Valley Gold Master Fund Ltd. (the "Master Fund"), a client account over which Sun Valley has discretionary trading authority. The Units, which are beneficially owned by the Master Fund, were acquired pursuant to a private placement by TriStar (the "Offering") of a total of 22,079,500 Units for a subscription price of $0.10 per Unit. Each Unit consists of one common share of TriStar and one common share purchase warrant. Each warrant entitles the holder to purchase one common share at a price of $0.13 per share until September 7, 2015.
Following completion of the Offering, Sun Valley exercises control and direction over 7,747,300 common shares and 3,000,000 warrants for and on behalf of the Master Fund. The 7,747,300 common shares over which Sun Valley exercises control and direction for and on behalf of the Master Fund represent approximately 9.48% of the issued and outstanding common shares of TriStar. If exercised, the 3,000,000 warrants over which Sun Valley exercises control and direction for and on behalf of the Master Fund would, together with such shares, represent approximately 12.68% of the issued and outstanding common shares of TriStar (after giving effect to the exercise of such warrants, but not the exercise of any other share purchase warrants issued by TriStar).
The securities of TriStar were acquired for investment purposes. Sun Valley may increase or decrease its ownership of securities of TriStar depending upon future market conditions.
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