Royal Road Minerals Acquires 90% of Caza Gold and Announces Expiry of Offer and Extension Period for Deposits
Toronto, Ontario--(Newsfile Corp. - March 15, 2017) - Royal Road Minerals Limited (TSXV: RYR) ("Royal Road Minerals" or the "Company") and Caza Gold Corp. ("Caza") announce that Royal Road Minerals has taken up a total of 137,822,549 common shares of Caza deposited under its offer (the "Offer") dated January 20, 2017 made to Caza shareholders, representing over 90% of Caza's issued and outstanding common shares. The Offer, which initially expired on February 27, 2017 and was subsequently extended until 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Time) on March 13, 2017, has now expired and will not be further extended.
Royal Road Minerals intends to acquire all of the remaining Caza common shares not deposited under the Offer pursuant to the compulsory acquisition provisions in Section 300 of the Business Corporations Act (British Columbia). Royal Road Minerals expects to mail a notice of compulsory acquisition to all remaining holders of Common Shares shortly. Royal Road Minerals further intends to cause the Caza common shares to be de-listed from the TSX Venture Exchange.
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.
This news release contains certain statements that constitute forward-looking information and forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws (collectively, "forward-looking statements") and includes statements relating to the Offer and those describing the Company's future plans and the expectations of its management that a stated result or condition will occur. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company and Caza, or developments in the Company's and Caza's business or in the mineral resources industry, or with respect to the Offer, to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance, achievements or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include all disclosure regarding possible events, conditions or results of operations that is based on assumptions about, among other things, future economic conditions and courses of action, and assumptions related to government approvals, and anticipated costs and expenditures. The words "plans", "prospective", "expect", "intend", "intends to" and similar expressions identify forward looking statements, which may also include, without limitation, any statement relating to future events, conditions or circumstances. Forward-looking statements of the Company contained in this news release, which may prove to be incorrect, include, but are not limited to, the various assumptions set forth herein and in the Company's take-over bid circular prepared and filed in accordance with applicable securities laws in Canada as well as the ability of the Company to effect a compulsory acquisition and to de-list the Caza shares from the TSX Venture Exchange.
The Company cautions you not to place undue reliance upon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. There is no guarantee that the anticipated benefits of the Offer and the Company's and Caza's business plans or operations will be achieved. The risks and uncertainties that may affect forward-looking statements include, among others: economic market conditions, anticipated costs and expenditures, government approvals, and other risks detailed from time to time in the Company's and Caza's filings with Canadian provincial securities regulators or other applicable regulatory authorities. Forward-looking statements included herein are based on the current plans, estimates, projections, beliefs and opinions of the Company management and information provided to the Company by Caza, and, except as required by law, the Company and Caza do not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements should assumptions related to these plans, estimates, projections, beliefs and opinions change. Nothing in this news release should be construed as either an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy or sell the Company's securities.
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