Deep-South amends agreement to acquire outstanding interest in the Haib Copper deposit in Namibia
Vancouver, B.C., Canada – June 30, 2020 – Deep-South Resources Inc. ("Deep-South" or “the Company") (TSX-V: DSM, FRA: DSD) announced today that Teck Namibia Ltd. (“Teck”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Teck Resources Limited, and Deep-South have agreed to amend the sale agreement (the “Sale Agreement”) dated February 14, 2017 whereby Deep-South acquired Teck’s interest in the Haib Copper project in Namibia.
The Sale Agreement stipulated that Deep-South make cash payments to Teck of $200,000 on the first anniversary of the agreement and $200,000 on the second anniversary of the agreement. Deep-South has completed cash payments of $30,000 and $370,000 is outstanding and past due. Teck has agreed to settle this amount through the issuance of 4,352,941 shares of Deep-South. The shares issued pursuant to the settlement has a mandatory four (4) months holding period from the date of closing.
Following closing, Teck will hold 22,579,608 shares of Deep-South representing 26.9% of the share capital of Deep-South on an undiluted basis.
Furthermore, Teck holds a convertible debenture with a principal value of $389,117 and convertible at $0.14 with a maturity date on August 31, 2020. The parties have agreed to amend the convertible debenture and extend the maturity to December 31, 2021 at a new conversion price of $0.09. The Convertible Debenture shall continue to bear interest on the outstanding principal amount at a rate of LIBOR plus 2% per annum payable with the principal at maturity.
The transaction is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Deep-South Resources Inc.
Deep-South Resources Inc. is a mineral exploration company largely held by Namibian shareholders and Management - Directors with 24% and Teck Resources Limited with 23% of Deep-South share capital. Deep-South currently holds 100% of the Haib Copper project in Namibia, one of the largest copper porphyry deposits in Africa. Deep-South also holds an investment of 75% in the Kapili Tepe Copper exploration project in Turkey. Deep-South’s growth strategy is to focus on the exploration and development of quality assets, in significant mineralized zones, close to infrastructure, in stable countries.
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