October 23, 2023 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Highlander Silver Corp. (CSE:HSLV) (the “Company” or “Highlander Silver”) is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated October 3, 2023, it has completed a $3 million offering (the “Offering”) of 30,000,000 units (the “Units”) of the Company. Each Unit is comprised of one common share (a “Share”) and one warrant exercisable for one additional Share at a price of $0.15 per Share for a period of 3 years from the date of issuance.
The Company plans to use the net proceeds for permitting and subsequent drilling at the La Estrella project, ongoing assessment of acquisition opportunities and for general corporate purposes.
Two insiders of the Company subscribed for 15,500,000 Units under the Offering for a total value of $1,550,000. Each of the insiders’ participation constitutes a “related party transaction” as defined under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions (“MI 61-101”). The Company is relying on the exemptions from the formal valuation requirements contained in section 5.5(b) of MI 61-101 and the minority shareholder approval requirement contained in section 5.7(1)(b) of MI 61-101, as the Company is not listed on specified markets and the fair market value of the securities to be distributed to the related parties does not exceed $2,500,000. The Company did not file a material change report in respect of the related party transactions at least 21 days before the closing of the Offering, as the details of the participation by the related parties were not settled until shortly prior to closing of the Offering.
The securities issued in the Offering are subject to a statutory hold period of four months from the date of issuance.
About Highlander Silver
Highlander Silver Corp. is a mineral exploration company focused on the exploration of silver-polymetallic projects in central Peru, as well as targeting the acquisition of additional mineral projects by leveraging the team’s significant experience in Peru and South America more widely. Additional information about Highlander Silver and its mineral projects can be viewed on the Company’s SEDAR (www.sedar.com) profile at www.sedar.com and its website at www.highlandersilver.com
Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) nor the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.
For further information, please contact:
Chief Executive Officer
Highlander Silver Corp.
(604) 283 7630
Certain information contained in this news release constitutes “forward-looking information” under Canadian securities legislation. This includes, but is not limited to, information or statements with respect to the future exploration plans of the Company, timing of future exploration, anticipated results of exploration and potential mineralization of the Project. Such forward looking information or statements can be identified by the use of words such as “believes”, “plans”, “suggests”, “targets” or “prospects” or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or state that certain actions, events or results “will” be taken, occur, or be achieved. Forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance, or achievements of the Company and/or its subsidiaries to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking information. Such factors include, among others, general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties, the actual results of current exploration activities, , changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined, future prices of precious and base metalsaccident, labour disputes and other risks of the mining industry, and delays in obtaining governmental approvals or financing. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that could cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Forward-looking information contained herein are made as of the date of this news release. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking information if circumstances or management’s estimates or opinions should change, except as required by applicable securities laws. Accordingly, the reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information.