Friday, December 21, 2012
Golden Arrow Resources Corporation (TSX-V: GRG, FRA: GAC (WKN: A0B6XQ), the "Company" or "Golden Arrow") announced today that it has completed its share buyback strategy that represented a reduction of 24% of outstanding shares prior to the commencement of the buybacks.
"I would like to thank our shareholders for their strong support on the restructuring of the share capital via a share repurchase program and selecting Chinchillas as our main project. The Company is aggressively advancing Chinchillas towards its first NI 43-101 Resource Calculation in the new year. The combination of these 2 major milestones and a strong treasury marks the beginning of management's effort towards increasing shareholder value."
Mr. Joseph Grosso, Chairman, President & CEO
The repurchase of 5,393,000 shares ("Shares") pursuant to a notice of dissent received from a shareholder prior to the September 11th 2012 Special and Annual General Meeting. The Shares were re-purchased at a price of $0.30 per Share, representing 9.76 % of the Company's issued and outstanding shares. The Company has paid to the selling shareholder an aggregate purchase price of $1,617,900. Following completion of the repurchase and cancellation of the Shares, the Company has 41,823,655 issued and outstanding shares.
About Golden Arrow:
Golden Arrow is a Vancouver-based explorer and prospect generator focused on identifying, acquiring and advancing precious and base metal projects in Argentina with the goal of achieving a world class discovery. The core focus will be on advancing its flagship Chinchillas Silver Project located in Jujuy, Argentina. Golden Arrow has a strong treasury which will allow the company to drill its Chinchillas Silver Project over the coming months with the aim of publishing the first NI 43-101 resource calculation on Chinchillas in the first half of 2013. Golden Arrow will continue to execute its strategy to leverage the Company's exploration exposure by attracting partners to fund work on its other high quality mineral projects. Golden Arrow is a member of Grosso Group, a management company specialized in resource exploration, and working in Argentina where it is highly regarded and trusted since 1993.
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