Kootenay Silver Closes Final Tranche of Oversubscribed $3.7 Million Private Placement

February 22, 2024 Download PDF


Vancouver, BC – February 22, 2024 – Kootenay Silver Inc. ("Kootenay" or the "Company") (TSXV: KTN) announces that it has closed the second and final tranche of its previously announced (see news releases dated February 1, 5 and 16, 2024) non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") of units of the Company (the "Units"), at a price of $0.75 per Unit (the "Offering Price") for aggregate gross proceeds of $237,525. The Company received total aggregate gross proceeds of $3,720,587 from the Offering.

Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Company (a "Common Share") and one-half of one Common Share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant is exercisable to acquire one Common Share (a "Warrant Share") at a price of $1.10 per Warrant Share for a period of 24. An aggregate total of 4,960,782 Common Shares and 2,480,391 Warrants were issued under the Offering.

The net proceeds from the Offering will be used for exploration activities, property commitments on the Company's projects, working capital and general corporate purposes. The Offering is subject to the final acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange").

All securities issued in connection with the Offering are subject to a Canadian securities law resale restriction period expiring on June 17, 2024. The securities described herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act"), or any state securities laws, and accordingly, may not be offered or sold within the United States except in compliance with the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities requirements or pursuant to exemptions therefrom. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any securities in any jurisdiction.

In connection with the closing of the final tranche of the Offering, the Company paid a cash finders' fee of $1,200 to an arm's length finders. For disclosure relating to finder's fees paid in connection with the first tranche of the Offering, as well as to Multilateral Instrument 61-101 - Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions, please see the Company's news release dated February 16, 2024.

About Kootenay Silver Inc.

Kootenay Silver Inc. is an exploration company actively engaged in the discovery and development of mineral projects in the Sierra Madre Region of Mexico. Supported by one of the largest junior portfolios of silver assets in Mexico, Kootenay continues to provide its shareholders with significant leverage to silver prices. The Company remains focused on the expansion of its current silver resources, new discoveries and the near-term economic development of its priority silver projects located in prolific mining districts in Sonora, State and Chihuahua, State, Mexico, respectively.

On behalf of the board of directors and for additional information, please contact:

James McDonald, CEO and President at 403-880-6016

Ken Berry, Chairman at 604-601-5652; 1-888-601-5650

or visit: www.kootenaysilver.com

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the contents of this news release.


This news release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. "Forward-looking information" includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the activities, events or developments that the Company expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future. Generally, but not always, forward-looking information and statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "expects", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", or "believes" or the negative connotation thereof or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved" or the negative connotation thereof.

Such forward-looking information and statements are based on numerous assumptions, including among others, statements regarding the use of proceeds from the Offering, and the approval of the Exchange. Although the assumptions made by the Company in providing forward-looking information or making forward-looking statements are considered reasonable by management at the time, there can be no assurance that such assumptions will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.

Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's plans or expectations include risks relating to regulatory approvals. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking information or implied by forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that forward-looking information and statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated, estimated or intended. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements or information. These forward looking statements are made as of the date of this press release, and, other than as required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any intent or obligation to update publicly any forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise.


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