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Pasinex Announces Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results

TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pasinex Resources Limited (CSE: PSE) (FSE: PNX) (The “Company” or “Pasinex”) today reports the Company’s…

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TORONTO, Nov. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pasinex Resources Limited (CSE: PSE) (FSE: PNX) (The “Company” or “Pasinex”) today reports the Company’s financial and operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021.

Andrew Gottwald, Chief Financial Officer of Pasinex, commented, “Although the development of the fourth adit did not go completely as planned in the first couple of quarters of the year, we are extremely pleased that we were able to get back on track in the third quarter. The mining permit was obtained and results from the two zinc sulphide product sales that we have had so far have been very encouraging with an average sales price of US$1,150 and an average grade of 50% zinc per tonne. We will continue to ramp up production in the fourth adit and expect to see healthy margins therefrom in the coming months.”

Highlights – Three and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2021

  Three Months Ended September 30,
    Nine Months Ended September 30,
 
    2021     2020       2021     2020  
Financial:                          
Equity gain from Horzum AS $   $     $ 32,232   $ 3,298  
Adjusted equity gain from Horzum AS (1) $ 651,083   $ 101,172     $ 863,498   $ 246,952  
Dividend received from investment in Horzum AS $   $     $ 32,232   $ 3,298  
Consolidated net loss $ (203,818 ) $ (408,615 )   $ (1,009,080 ) $ (1,101,021 )
Adjusted consolidated net gain (loss) (1) $ 431,109   $ (330,986 )   $ (228,184 ) $ (813,327 )
Basic and diluted net loss per share $ (0.01 ) $ (0.01 )   $ (0.01 ) $ (0.01 )
Cash used in operating activities $ 217,399   $ 317,088     $ 558,652   $ 711,308  
Weighted average shares outstanding   144,554,371     144,554,371       144,554,371     144,554,371  
                           
  Three Months Ended September 30,
    Nine Months Ended September 30,
 
    2021     2020       2021     2020  
Horzum AS operational data (100% basis):                          
Zinc product mined (wet) tonnes   2,488     3,050       7,744     9,697  
Zinc product sold (wet) tonnes   1,999     2,731       6,658     8,376  
Zinc oxide product sold grade   29 %   30 %     31 %   30 %
Zinc sulphide product sold grade   47 %   N/A       43 %   N/A  
Gross margin (1)   52 %   23 %     40 %   16 %
CAD cost per tonne mined (1) $ 371   $ 322     $ 373   $ 310  
USD cash cost per pound of zinc mined (1) $ 0.38   $ 0.38     $ 0.42   $ 0.36  
           

(1) Refer to Non-GAAP Measures

Financial and Operational

  • For the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021, Pasinex incurred a net loss of approximately $204,000 and $1,009,000, respectively, compared with a net loss of approximately $409,000 and $1,101,000 for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020, respectively. The year over year decreases in net loss for both the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021, are the result of lower exploration and general and administrative expenses and the recognition of a recovery of the Horzum AS receivable in 2021 versus an impairment in 2020, which are offset by higher share-based payments and interest expense.
  • The adjusted consolidated net gain (see non-GAAP measures) was approximately $431,000 for the three months ended September 30, 2021, versus an adjusted consolidated loss of $228,000 for the nine months ended September 30, 2021. These totals compare with an adjusted consolidated net loss of approximately $331,000 and $813,000 for the same periods in 2020. The adjusted equity gain (see non-GAAP measures) was approximately $651,000 and $863,000 for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021, compared with adjusted equity gains of approximately $101,000 and $247,000 for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2020. These non-GAAP measures reflect the Company’s results without recording the impairment charges and foreign currency impact related to the Akmetal receivable.
  • The operating income in Horzum AS increased for both the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021, when compared with the same periods in 2020, primarily as a result of achieving better margins with substantially higher sales prices. These increases were offset by slightly higher cost of goods sold per tonne mined in 2021, which includes costs related to the development of the fourth adit. The gross margin (see non-GAAP measures) for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2021, increased to 52% and 40%, respectively, from 23% and 15% for the same periods in 2020.
  • Horzum AS received approval to begin mining zinc sulphide product from the fourth adit during the quarter. Sales of zinc sulphide product during and subsequent to the quarter end resulted in average sales prices of approximately US$1,150. The average grade achieved for these sales was approximately 50% zinc per tonne.
  • In total, Horzum AS has completed 566 metres of development for the fourth adit. A total of 2,453 metres of exploratory diamond drilling was completed in 46 underground holes from within the fourth adit, with 12 holes having intersected zinc sulphide product.
  • Pasinex Arama applied to MAPEG, the Turkish Mining Department, to convert its exploration status license at its Akkaya property to operational status and for Horzum AS to convert its pre-exploration status license at the Mahyalar property to exploration status. Pasinex Arama has been informed that the Akkaya license application was approved and is awaiting final receipt of the official license documentation.
  • In December 2020, Horzum AS restructured its tax liabilities that were due as of August 31, 2020, as allowed by the Turkish taxation department. Horzum AS is scheduled to make instalments of its various tax debts, with each tax debt under its own schedule of 18 equal instalments. Akmetal has paid on behalf of Horzum AS certain of the instalments due in 2021. The total amount paid to September 30, 2021, is approximately (TRY) 7.1 million Turkish Lira, which is equivalent to approximately $1.1 million Canadian dollars using the exchange rates on the dates of the payments.
  • The Company received $190,000 during the third quarter of 2021, $530,000 for the nine months ended September 30, 2021, and $50,000 subsequent to the quarter end from shareholder loans.

Non-GAAP Measures

Please note that all dollar amounts in this news release are expressed in Canadian dollars unless otherwise indicated. Refer also to the 2020 Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) and Audited Financial Statements found on SEDAR.com for more information. This news release includes non-GAAP measures, including adjusted equity gain from Horzum AS, adjusted consolidated net income, gross margin, cost per tonne mined and US$ cash cost per pound of zinc mined. A reconciliation of these non-GAAP measures to the GAAP financial statements is included in the MD&A.

Qualified Person

Jonathan Challis, a fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining and a Chartered Engineer, is the qualified person (“QP”) as defined by NI 43-101, has inspected the original paid sales invoices issued by the Joint Venture for the shipment of zinc sulphide product specified in this news release and has approved the scientific and technical disclosure herein. Mr. Challis is a director of the Company and Chair of the Joint Venture.

About Pasinex

Pasinex Resources Limited is a Toronto-based mining company that owns 50% of Horzum Maden Arama ve Isletme Anonim Sirketi (“Horzum AS” or “Joint Venture”), through its 100% owned subsidiary Pasinex Arama ve Madencilik Anonim Sirketi (“Pasinex Arama”). Horzum AS holds 100% of the producing Pinargozu high-grade zinc mine. Horzum AS sells directly to zinc smelters and or refiners through commodity brokers from its mine site in Turkey. The Company also holds an option to acquire 80% of the Gunman high-grade zinc exploration project in Nevada. Pasinex has a strong technical management team with many years of mineral exploration and mining project development experience. The mission of Pasinex is to build a mid-tier zinc company based on its mining and exploration projects in Turkey and Nevada. Visit our website at www.pasinex.com.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors
PASINEX RESOURCES LIMITED

“Andrew Gottwald”

Andrew Gottwald
Chief Financial Officer
Phone: +1 416.861.9659
Email: [email protected]
                   Evan White
Manager of Corporate Communications
Phone: +1 416.906.3498
Email: [email protected]
     

The CSE does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.

This news release includes forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that could cause the actual results of the Company to be materially different from the historical results or any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

All statements within, other than statements of historical fact, are to be considered forward-looking. Although Pasinex believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not a guarantee of future performance, and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, continued availability of capital and financing, exploration results, and general economic, market or business conditions. There can be no assurances that such statements will prove accurate and, therefore, readers are advised to rely on their own evaluation of such uncertainties. We do not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements.





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Awalé Resources Limited Share Consolidation

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VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Awalé Resources Limited (“Awalé” or the “Company”) (TSXV: ARIC) announces that further to its November 4, 2021 news relea…

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VANCOUVER, BC, Dec. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Awalé Resources Limited (“Awalé” or the “Company“) (TSXV: ARIC) announces that further to its November 4, 2021 news release, its share consolidation on a 8:1 basis has been accepted and will be effective on December 6, 2021.

All registered shareholders will be sent new certificates representing their share positions directly from the Company’s transfer agent Computershare without any action on their part.    Post consolidation the Company will have approximately 23,348,137 common shares issued and outstanding prior to rounding for fractional shares.

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AWALE RESOURCES LIMITED.

“Glen Parsons”

Glen Parsons, President and CEO

Forward-Looking Information

This news release contains “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable securities laws. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Actual results and developments may differ materially from those contemplated by such information. The statements in this news release are made as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking information except as required by applicable law.

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Brompton Split Banc Corp. Announces Details of Class A Share Split and Concurrent Preferred Share Private Placement

Not for distribution to U.S. newswire services or for dissemination in the United States. TORONTO, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (TSX: SBC, SBC.PR.A)…

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TORONTO, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — (TSX: SBC, SBC.PR.A) Brompton Split Banc Corp. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce the details of the previously announced split of its class A shares (the “Share Split”) and provide an update on the concurrent private placement of preferred shares (the “Private Placement”). The Share Split and the Private Placement remain subject to the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange (the “TSX”).

The Company is pleased to announce that class A shareholders of record at the close of business on December 14, 2021 will receive 25 additional class A shares for every 100 class A shares held, pursuant to the Share Split. Following the Share Split, class A shareholders will continue to receive the currently targeted monthly distribution of $0.10 per class A share. As a result, the Share Split will result in an overall increase in the dollar amount of distributions to be paid to class A shareholders by approximately 25%. The Company provides a distribution reinvestment plan, on a commission-free basis for class A shareholders that wish to reinvest distributions and realize the benefits of compound growth.

Pursuant to the Private Placement, 3,164,203 preferred shares were offered to investors at a price of $10.10 per preferred share such that following the Share Split there will be an equal number of class A shares and preferred shares outstanding. The Private Placement is scheduled to close on December 14, 2021. Following the completion of the Share Split and the Private Placement, the preferred shares are expected to have downside protection from a decline in the value of the Company’s portfolio of approximately 57%.(1)

Over the last 10 years, the class A shares have delivered a 17.8% per annum total return based on NAV, outperforming the S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index by 5.1% per annum and the S&P/TSX Composite Index by 9.0% per annum.(2) Since inception, class A shareholders have received cash distributions of $18.75 per class A share.

The preferred shares have delivered a 4.9% per annum total return over the last 10 years based on NAV, outperforming the S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index by 1.5% per annum with lower volatility.(2)   

The Company invests, on an approximately equal weighted basis, in a portfolio (the “Portfolio”) consisting of common shares of the six largest Canadian banks (currently, Royal Bank of Canada, The Bank of Nova Scotia, National Bank of Canada, The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Bank of Montreal). In addition, the Company may hold up to 10% of the total assets of the Portfolio in investments in global financial companies for the purposes of enhanced diversification and return potential.

About Brompton Funds

Founded in 2000, Brompton Funds Limited (“Brompton”) is an experienced investment fund manager with income focused investment solutions including TSX listed closed-end funds and exchange-traded funds. For further information, please contact your investment advisor, call Brompton’s investor relations line at 416-642-6000 (toll-free at 1-866-642-6001), email us at [email protected] or visit our website at www.bromptongroup.com

(1)   Based on the November 25, 2021 NAV of the class A shares, as used to determine the Share Split ratio.
(2)   See Standard Performance Data table below.

Brompton Split Banc Corp.
Compound Annual NAV returns to October 31, 2021
1 Yr   3 Yr   5 Yr   10 Yr   S.I.  
Class A Shares (TSX:SBC) 123.3 % 21.6 % 17.9 % 17.8 % 12.7 %
S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index 55.7 % 15.3 % 12.6 % 12.7 % 9.2 %
S&P/TSX Composite Index 38.8 % 15.3 % 10.6 % 8.8 % 7.4 %
           
Preferred Shares (TSX:SBC.PR.A) 5.1 % 5.1 % 5.0 % 4.9 % 5.1 %
S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index 28.8 % 6.7 % 7.2 % 3.4 % 3.1 %

Returns are for the periods ended October 31, 2021 and are unaudited. Inception date November 15, 2005. The table shows the Company’s compound return on a class A share and preferred share for each period indicated, compared with the S&P/TSX Capped Financials Index (“Financials Index”), the S&P/TSX Composite Index (“Composite Index”), and the S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index (“Preferred Share Index”) (together the “Indices”). The Financials Index is derived from the Composite Index based on the financials sector of the Global Industry Classification Standard. The Composite Index tracks the performance, on a market weight basis, of a broad index of large-capitalization issuers listed on the TSX. The Preferred Share Index tracks the performance, on a market weight basis, of preferred shares listed on the TSX that meet criteria relating to minimum size, liquidity, issuer rating, and exchange listing. The class A shares and preferred shares are not expected to mirror the performance of the Indices which have more diversified portfolios. The Indices are calculated without the deduction of management fees, fund expenses and trading commissions, whereas the performance of the Company is calculated after deducting such fees and expenses. Further, the performance of the Company’s class A shares is impacted by the leverage provided by the Company’s preferred shares.

You will usually pay brokerage fees to your dealer if you purchase or sell shares of the investment funds on the TSX or other alternative Canadian trading system (an “exchange”). If the shares are purchased or sold on an exchange, investors may pay more than the current net asset value when buying shares of the investment fund and may receive less than the current net asset value when selling them.

There are ongoing fees and expenses associated with owning shares of an investment fund. An investment fund must prepare disclosure documents that contain key information about the fund. You can find more detailed information about the fund in the public filings available at www.sedar.com. The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in share value and reinvestment of all distributions and do not take into account certain fees such as redemption costs or income taxes payable by any securityholder that would have reduced returns. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated.

Certain statements contained in this document constitute forward-looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking information may relate to matters disclosed in this document and to other matters identified in public filings relating to the fund, to the future outlook of the fund and anticipated events or results and may include statements regarding the future financial performance of the fund. In some cases, forward-looking information can be identified by terms such as “may”, “will”, “should”, “expect”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “intend”, “estimate”, “predict”, “potential”, “continue” or other similar expressions concerning matters that are not historical facts. Actual results may vary from such forward-looking information. Investors should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof and we assume no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.

The securities offered have not been registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or any applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities nor will there be any sale of such securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.





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MGX Minerals Granted Management Cease Trade Order to Allow for Completion of Financials

 

VANCOUVER – TheNewswire – December 1, 2021 – MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE:XMG) (CNSX:XMG.CN) (FKT:1MG) (OTC:MGXMF) is…

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VANCOUVER – TheNewswire – December 1, 2021 – MGX Minerals Inc. (“MGX” or the “Company”) (CSE:XMG) (CNSX:XMG.CN) (FKT:1MG) (OTC:MGXMF) is pleased to announce that in connection with the anticipated late filing of the Company’s audited annual financial statements (the “Financial Statements“) and management’s discussion and analysis for the financial year ended July 31, 2020, the Company has applied for, and has been granted, a temporary management cease trade order (the “MCTO“) by the British Columbia Securities Commission (the “BCSC“).

The Company applied for the MCTO in order to secure additional time to finalize the Financial Statements. As a result of recent changes to the Company’s board of directors, the Company anticipates a longer than anticipated timeframe for the audit of the Financial Statements. However, it is the Company’s reasonable expectation that the audit of the Financial Statements will be completed by December 27th, 2021.

By way of background and as required by the BCSC, please note the following:

1. The Company is required to file its July 31, 2020 audited annual financial statements, management’s discussion and analysis and the applicable CEO and CFO certifications in respect of such filings (collectively, the “Annual Filings“) all in accordance with IFRS, by November 29, 2020 (the “Filing Deadline“), as required pursuant to National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations. The Company does not anticipate that it will be able to complete its Annual Filings on or before the Filing Deadline.

2. The Company and its auditors are working diligently to prepare and file the Annual Filings on or before December 27th, 2021.

3. The Company confirms that it intends to issue a status report on a bi-weekly basis, for as long as it remains in default of the Filing Deadline in respect of the Annual Filings.

 

4. There is no other material information concerning the affairs of the Company that has not been generally disclosed.

During the MCTO, the general investing public will continue to be able to trade in the Company’s listed common shares. However, for the duration of the MCTO, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer will not be able to trade the Company’s common shares.

The Company has imposed an insider trading blackout pending the filing of the Annual Filings. If the MCTO is granted, the Company will comply with the alternative information guidelines described in National Policy 12-203 Management Cease Trade Orders for so long as it remains in default due to the late filing of the Annual Filings.

Corporate Update

The Board of Directors has removed Lyndon Patrick effective November 30, 2021 for non performance having missed three or more consecutive Director Meetings and reduced the number of Directors to three, in accordance with Company By-laws. A search has begun for a new Director.  The current Directors of the Company are Andris Kikuaka and Jared Lazerson.

About MGX Minerals

MGX Minerals is a diversified Canadian resource and technology company with interests in advanced metals, industrial minerals, nuclear energy and rocketry.

 

Contact Information:

Sandey Wang

Interim Chief Financial Officer

[email protected]

604 681 7735

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This press release contains forward-looking information or forward-looking statements (collectively, “forward-looking information”) within the meaning of applicable securities laws. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are forwardlooking information. Forward-looking information in this press release include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to holding the postponed Meeting, and the filing of an amended notice of meeting and record date for the postponed Meeting. Forward-looking information is generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “in the event”, “if”, “believes”, “asserts”, “position”, “intends”, “envisages”, “assumes”, “recommends”, “estimates”, “approximate”, “projects”, “potential”, “indicate” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur.

The Company’s forward-looking information are based on the applicable assumptions and factors the Company considers reasonable as of the date hereof, based on the information available to the Company at such time, including without limitation, the ability to host the postponed Meeting at a later date, and the ability to find a suitable location which can accommodate an in-person shareholders’ meeting. The Company cautions investors that any forward-looking information provided by the Company is not a guarantee of future results or performance, and that actual results may differ materially from those in forward-looking information as a result of various risk factors. These factors include, among others, uncertainties arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, and general economic conditions or conditions in the financial markets. The reader is referred to the Company’s public filings for a more complete discussion of such risk factors, and their potential effects, which may be accessed through the Company’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Except as required by securities law, the Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, events or otherwise.

 

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