NGEx Resources Inc. and Filo Mining Corp. Announce Nasdaq First North Approval and Listing of Filo Mining Common Shares
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Sept. 1, 2016) -NGEx Resources Inc. (TSX:NGQ)(NASDAQ OMX:NGQ) ("NGEx") and Filo Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:FIL)(NASDAQ OMX:FIL) ("Filo Mining") are pleased to announce that the common shares of Filo Mining (the "Filo Common Shares") have been approved for listing on the Nasdaq First North Exchange ("Nasdaq First North"). The Filo Common Shares are expected to commence trading on Nasdaq First North on September 6, 2016 under the symbol "FIL" with the ISIN code CA31730E1016.
The Filo Common Shares commenced trading on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") under the symbol "FIL" on Friday, August 26, 2016.
Pursuant to the previously announced spin-out of NGEx's wholly owned Filo del Sol property to Filo Mining by way of a plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act (the "Arrangement") that closed on August 16, 2016, NGEx distributed 100% of the Filo Common Shares it received under the Arrangement to holders ("NGEx Shareholders") of common shares of NGEx (the "NGEx Common Shares") on a pro rata basis. NGEx Shareholders of record as of August 23, 2016 have received one Filo Common Share for every four NGEx Common Shares held. No additional action is required by NGEx Shareholders in order to receive Filo Common Shares.
A Company Description for Filo Mining has been prepared in connection with the application for admission of the Filo Common Shares to trade on Nasdaq First North. The Company Description has been approved by Nasdaq First North, and is available on Filo Mining's website at: https://www.filo-mining.com/investors/corporate-filings.
Pareto Securities AB will act as Certified Adviser for Filo Mining on Nasdaq First North.
NGEx is a Canadian mineral exploration company with exploration projects in Chile and Argentina. The common shares of NGEx are listed on the TSX and on Nasdaq Stockholm under the symbol "NGQ". NGEx's focus is on advancing its Project Constellation which contemplated the integrated development of two large copper-gold deposits, the Los Helados and the Josemaria deposits, located in Chile's Region III and adjacent San Juan Province, Argentina. Los Helados is part of a joint venture in which the Company holds approximately a 60.78% interest and Pan Pacific Copper Co., Ltd. holds approximately a 39.22% interest. Josemaría is part of a joint venture in which the Company holds 60% and Japan Oil, Gas, and Metals National Corporation (JOGMEC) owns 40%.
About Filo Mining
Filo Mining is a Canadian mineral exploration company which holds a 100% interest in the Filo del Sol Project on the border of Chile's Region III and adjacent San Juan Province, Argentina. The Filo Common Shares are listed on the TSX-V under the trading symbol "FIL". Built on a foundation of experienced management and focused on advancing exploration projects in Chile and Argentina, Filo Mining is well positioned to build shareholder value through discovery and resource development.
On behalf of the board of directors of NGEx and Filo Mining,
President and CEO,
NGEx and Filo Mining
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