| September 23, 2013
September 23, 2013 - Equinox Copper Corp. (TSX VENTURE: EQX) (the “Company”) announces that effective as of the opening of trading of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”) on Monday, September 23, 2013, the Company will trade under the new name of Anfield Resources Inc. (the “Name Change”). Also, the Exchange has approved the consolidation of the Company’s common share capital (the “Consolidation”) on the basis of one (1) post-consolidated common share for every ten (10) pre-consolidated common shares held (the “Consolidation Ratio”). The Company’s new trading symbol will be “ARY”. The Company’s new CUSIP number will be 03463J102 and ISIN number will be CA03463J1021.
Any fractional shares resulting from the Consolidation will be converted to whole shares pursuant to the provisions of Section 83 of the British Columbia Business Corporations Act. Outstanding stock options and warrants will similarly be adjusted by the Consolidation Ratio. The Company currently has 51,378,177 common shares issued and outstanding and after the Consolidation, the Company will have approximately 5,137,817 common shares issued and outstanding.
The Name Change and Consolidation were approved by the directors of the Company.
Letters of transmittal with respect to the Consolidation and Name Change will be mailed to all registered shareholders of the Company. All registered shareholders will be required to send their respective certificates representing the pre-consolidated common shares along with a properly executed letter of transmittal to the Company’s transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company of Canada (“Computershare”), in accordance with the instructions provided in the letter of transmittal. Additional copies of the letter of transmittal can be obtained through Computershare (Corporate Actions 1-800-564-6253). All shareholders who submit a duly completed letter of transmittal along with their respective preconsolidated common share certificate(s) to Computershare, will receive a post-consolidated common share certificate.
About Equinox Copper Corp.
Equinox Copper Corp. is a publicly traded corporation listed on the TSX-Venture Exchange (EQX-TSXV) and is engaged in mineral exploration and development in the United States and Chile. Its primary focus is on further developing its nascent copper production operation in Chile, while its longer-term focus is on the development of its Arizona-based copper properties. To find out more about Equinox, visit its website at www.EquinoxCopper.com.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Equinox Copper Corp.
Chief Executive Officer
This news release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". Forward-looking information includes, but is not limited to: statements with respect to the effect and estimated timeline of the drilling and assay results on the Company; the estimation of mineral reserves and mineral resources; the timing and amount of estimated future exploration; costs of exploration; capital expenditures; success of exploration activities; permitting time lines and permitting; government regulation of mining operations; potential future expansion of the PFNP; environmental risks; unanticipated reclamation expenses; and title disputes or claims. Generally, forward-looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or"does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, including the likelihood of commercial mining and possible future financings are forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include: unsuccessful exploration results; changes in metals prices; changes in the availability of funding for mineral exploration; unanticipated changes in key management personnel and general economic conditions. Mining is an inherently risky business. Accordingly the actual events may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. For more information on the Company and the risks and challenges of its business, investors should review the Company's annual filings that are available at www.sedar.com.
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Equinox Copper Corp.