B2Gold Namibia Exercises Call Option to Acquire Balance of Razorback Shares
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TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Forsys Metals Corp. (TSX: FSY) (FSE: F2T) (NSX: FSY) (“Forsys“or the”Society”) is pleased to announce that B2Gold Mining Investments Limited and B2Gold Namibia (Proprietary) Limited (together “B2Gold”) have exercised their call option to increase their existing stake in Razorback Gold Mining Company (Pty) Limited (“Razorback “) at 100% (the “call option”). Pending the end of the financial year, Forsys currently holds a 51% stake in Razorback.
Razorback holds the exclusive Ondundu prospecting license (“EPL 3195”) for the exploration of base, rare and precious metals.
The consideration for exercising the call option is a net amount of US$7,716,118. being the option price of $8,500,000 minus the fees paid by B2Gold for the extension of the option period of $250,000 and minus other payments made by B2Gold for redemption interest in EPL 3195 s’ amounting to 533,882 USD.
About Forsys Metals Corp.
Forsys Metals Corp. is a uranium-focused development company that owns 100% of the Norasa Project which includes the Valencia and Namibplaas uranium projects in Namibia, Africa, a politically stable and mining-friendly jurisdiction. Information regarding resources and reserves currently compliant with National Instrument 43-101 at Valencia and Namibplaas is available on the company’s website forsysmetals.com and in the company’s filings on SEDAR.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of Forsys Metals Corp. Richard Parkhouse, Director, Investor Relations.
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