VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Silver Bull Resources, Inc. (TSX: SVB, OTCQB: SVBL) (“Silver Bull” or the “Company”) today announced that it is postponing its 2020 special meeting of shareholders (the “Meeting”) to December 22, 2020 to provide its shareholders with additional time to vote on the proposals submitted for shareholder approval at the Meeting. Shareholders are advised that because the proposals involve proposed amendments to the Company’s articles of incorporation, the holders of a majority of the outstanding shares of Silver Bull common stock must approve them.
The record date for determining the shareholders eligible to vote at the Meeting will remain the close of business on October 23, 2020. Shareholders who have already submitted a proxy do not need to vote again for the postponed Meeting rescheduled for Tuesday, December 22, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time at the Company’s offices at 777 Dunsmuir Street, Suite 1610, Vancouver, British Columbia, as the proxies submitted will remain valid.
The Company’s board of directors strongly recommends that all shareholders to vote “FOR” both proposals to increase the number of authorized shares and to change the Company’s name to MaxMetals Corp.
Shareholders who have already submitted proxies and want to change their proxy can update their vote at any time before the votes are cast at the Meeting. Your vote will be recorded at the Meeting in accordance with your most recently submitted proxy.
This communication may be deemed to be solicitation material in connection with the proposals to be considered at the Meeting. In connection with the proposals, Silver Bull filed a definitive proxy statement on Schedule 14A with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on November 6, 2020. Shareholders are urged to read the definitive proxy statement and all other relevant documents filed with the SEC because they contain important information about the proposals. An electronic copy of the definitive proxy statement is available on the Company’s website at www.silverbullresources.com, on the Company’s EDGAR profile at www.sec.gov, and on its SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com.
Participants in the Solicitation
Silver Bull and its directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from Silver Bull shareholders in respect of the proposals to be considered at the Meeting. Information about the directors and executive officers of Silver Bull can be found in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended October 31, 2019 filed with the SEC on January 13, 2020, filings on Form 3, 4 and 5 filed with the SEC, and the Company’s definitive proxy statement for the Meeting filed with the SEC on November 6, 2020.
About Silver Bull
Silver Bull is a Vancouver-based mineral exploration company whose shares are listed on the TSX and trade on the OTCQB in the United States. Silver Bull recently signed an Option Agreement to acquire the Beskauga Copper-Gold Project, located in North Eastern Kazakhstan. This agreement is subject to on the ground due diligence, which is now underway, and is expected to be completed on or before January 15, 2021. In addition, Silver Bull owns the Sierra Mojada Project which is located 150 kilometers north of the city of Torreon in Coahuila, Mexico, and is highly prospective for silver and zinc. Sierra Mojada is currently under a joint venture option with South32 International Investment Holdings Pty Ltd.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
Tim Barry, CPAusIMM
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director
+1 604 687 5800
Cautionary note regarding forward looking statements: Certain statements in this news release are “forward-looking” within the meaning of applicable securities legislation. Forward-looking statements can generally be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “may”, “will”, “expect”, “intend”, “estimate”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “continue”, “plans” or similar terminology. Forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, statements relating to the proposals to be considered at the Meeting and the completion of due diligence in respect of the Beskauga Option Agreement. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon the current belief, opinions and expectations of management that, while considered reasonable by the Company, are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties and other contingencies. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in the forward-looking statements. These factors include, among others, market prices, metal prices, availability of capital and financing, general economic, market or business conditions, as well as other risk factors set out under the heading “Risk Factors” in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended October 31, 2019, which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Investors are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein.