Defiance Silver Corp. (the “Company”), announces that further to its news release dated January 28, 2014, it has closed the third and final tranche of the private placement consisting of 20,000,000 units at $0.05 with each unit composed of one share and one warrant for proceeds of $1,000,000. Of the 20,000,000 units in the third tranche, 18,000,000 units will be held in escrow pending final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
The completion of this placement will result in Windermere Capital Funds SPC - Breakaway Strategic Segregated Portfolio (“Breakaway”) owning 20,000,000 shares and 20,000,000 warrants of the Company. This will represent 41.6% of the issued shares of the Company on a non-diluted basis and 58.7% on a diluted basis. The Company has received completed shareholder consent resolutions representing 59.97% of the Company’s issued and outstanding shares, approving this new control position.
The units are subject to a hold period expiring July 27, 2014. No finder’s fees were paid in connection with the closing of this third and final tranche.
Breakaway is a mining centric fund which brings a hands-on approach to its investments. Through its partners in the mining and off-take businesses, Breakaway is able to assess opportunities and selectively invest in small and mid-cap companies. The Fund’s objective is to achieve long-term capital appreciation and protection from inflation over a full business cycle (4-5 years). The Fund invests in a portfolio of precious, base and strategic metals assets through a variety of securities and investments.
About Defiance Silver Corp.:
Defiance is engaged in the acquisition and exploration of advanced silver projects in the historic Zacatecas Silver District, Mexico. The Company’s efforts are focused on the potential to expand the current resource at the San Acacio deposit with its past production of 75 to 100 million ounces of silver.
On behalf of the Directors,
For additional information please visit the Company’s website at www.defiancesilver.com.
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