July 22nd, 2013
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Defiance Silver Corp. (the “Company”), announces that it has closed the first tranche of its private placement announced on July 11, 2013, and has issued an aggregate 2,150,000 Units at $0.10 per Unit for gross proceeds of $215,000. Each Unit is comprised of one common share and one-half of one transferable share purchase warrant (“Warrant”), each whole Warrant entitling the holders to acquire one additional common share for a period of 24 months at an exercise price of $0.15 per share if exercised during the first year and thereafter at a price of $0.20 per share.
All of the securities issued under the private placement, including the Warrants and all of the common shares issuable upon exercise of the Warrants, are subject to statutory and TSX Venture Exchange imposed resale restrictions expiring on November 19, 2013.
Management and insiders which included IMPACT Silver Corp, subscribed for $100,500 of the private placement.
“I am very pleased to have the continued support of IMPACT Silver for Defiance’s work program to explore and develop the San Acacio Mine and Santa Gabriela Mill complex in Zacatecas Mexico”, states Bruce Winfield, President and CEO of Defiance Silver Corp.
About Defiance Silver Corp.:
Defiance is a near term silver producer engaged in the acquisition, exploration, and development of advanced silver projects in the Zacatecas Silver District, Mexico. The Company’s efforts are focused on: 1) the exercising of an option to purchase the San Acacio Mine, 2) the purchase and refurbishment of the 200 tpd Santa Gabriela Mill, and 3) the definition of feed for the Santa Gabriela Mill from surface dumps and from the San Acacio Mine with its 43-101 compliant silver resource (reference Defiance Silver Corp New release dated October 25, 2012).
Disclaimer: Although Defiance is working to bring the Santa Gabriela Mill and the San Acacio Mine back into production, Defiance has not completed a 43-101 compliant Feasibility Study. Hence the project has increased uncertainty and increased economic and technical risks of failure associated with its development.
Mr. Bruce Winfield, P. Geo., President and CEO of the Company is the Qualified Person for information contained in this press release. Mr. Winfield is a Qualified Person within the meaning of NI 43-101.
On behalf of the Directors,
President and CEO
For additional information please visit the Company’s website at www.defiancesilver.com.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release
Forward-Looking Statements. This Defiance News Release may contain certain “forward-looking” statements and information relating to Defiance that are based on the beliefs of Defiance management, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to Defiance management. Such statements reflect the current risks, uncertainties and assumptions related to certain factors including but not limited to, exploration and development risks, expenditure and financing requirements, title matters, operating hazards, metal prices, political and economic factors, competitive factors, general economic conditions, relationships with vendors and strategic partners, governmental regulation and supervision, seasonality, technological change, industry practices, and one-time events. Should any one or more risks or uncertainties materialize or change, or should any underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results and forward-looking statements may vary materially from those described herein. Specifically, there is no assurance Defiance will be able to raise the minimum or maximum private placement on the terms and conditions referred to above. Defiance does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement.