Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - April 25, 2019) - EMX Royalty Corporation (TSXV: EMX) (NYSE American: EMX) is pleased to announce it has acquired ownership of 7,142,857 common shares (representing 9.4% of the outstanding shares) and warrants to purchase an additional 7,142,857 common shares of Millrock Resources Inc. (TSXV: MRO) of Vancouver, Canada. If the warrants are exercised, EMX will have ownership of 14,285,714 common shares (representing 17.5% of Millrock's then outstanding common shares. The acquisition was made pursuant to a private placement of units, each unit consisting of one common share and one warrant to purchase a further common share, at a price of $0.14 per unit (for a total investment of $1,000,000 by EMX), which closed today. Prior to the private placement, EMX did not own any securities of Millrock.
The shares and warrants were acquired for investment purposes under the prospectus exemption set out in section 2.10 [Minimum Amount Investment] of National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions of the Canadian Securities Administrators. Presently, EMX does not have any intention of acquiring any further securities of Millrock but may acquire ownership of or control over further securities in the future depending upon market and other circumstances.
EMX has filed an Early Warning Report with the British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Nunavut Securities Commissions in respect of the acquisition. Copies of the Report may be obtained from SEDAR (www.sedar.com) or without charge from EMX's Corporate Secretary, Lori Pavle (604-688-6390).
About EMX. EMX is a precious and base metals royalty company. EMX's investors are provided with discovery, development, and commodity price optionality, while limiting exposure to the risks inherent to operating companies. The Company's common shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the NYSE American Exchange under the symbol EMX. Please see www.EMXroyalty.com for more information.
For further information contact:
David M. Cole
President and Chief Executive Officer
Phone: (303) 979-6666
Director of Investor Relations
Phone: (303) 973-8585
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This news release may contain "forward looking statements" that reflect the Company's current expectations and projections about its future results. These forward-looking statements may include statements regarding perceived merit of properties, exploration results and budgets, mineral reserves and resource estimates, work programs, capital expenditures, timelines, strategic plans, market prices for precious and base metal, or other statements that are not statements of fact. When used in this news release, words such as "estimate," "intend," "expect," "anticipate," "will", "believe", "potential" and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements, which, by their very nature, are not guarantees of the Company's future operational or financial performance, and are subject to risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause the Company's actual results, performance, prospects or opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and factors may include, but are not limited to: unavailability of financing, failure to identify commercially viable mineral reserves, fluctuations in the market valuation for commodities, difficulties in obtaining required approvals for the development of a mineral project, increased regulatory compliance costs, expectations of project funding by joint venture partners and other factors.
Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this news release or as of the date otherwise specifically indicated herein. Due to risks and uncertainties, including the risks and uncertainties identified in this news release, and other risk factors and forward-looking statements listed in the Company's MD&A for the year ended December 31, 2018 (the "MD&A"), and the most recently filed Form 20-F for the year ended December 31, 2018, actual events may differ materially from current expectations.