VANCOUVER, Canada – Viscount Mining Corp. (TSX-V: VML) (“Viscount” or “the Company”), a mineral resource exploration company with a portfolio of past producing gold and silver mines and exploration properties in the Western United States, is pleased to announce that it has engaged San Diego Torrey Hills Capital, Inc. (“Torrey Hills Capital”), a Rancho Santa Fe, California based investor relations firm, to provide market awareness and investor relations services to the Company, subject to TSX Venture Exchange acceptance.
Torrey Hills Capital is a leading investor and financial public relations firm specializing in small and micro-cap companies. Torrey Hills Capital will increase awareness about Viscount through its established relationships with investment professionals, investment advisors, and money managers focused on the microcap market space. This will allow the Company to build and maintain an informed investor audience in both the U.S. and Canadian marketplaces.
Torrey Hills Capital has been engaged for an initial term of six months at a monthly fee of US $4,000, which may be renewed at the Company’s discretion. In addition, Viscount has agreed to a one-time grant of 200,000 incentive stock options exercisable at a price of $0.22 per share for a period of three years. Such options will vest in four equal quarterly tranches over a period of 12 months from the date of grant and shall be subject to the terms of the Company’s stock option plan and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Torrey Hills Capital currently has no direct or indirect interest in the securities of Viscount, or any right or intent to acquire such an interest except pursuant to the exercise of the above referenced Options.
The appointment of Torrey Hills Capital as an investor relations consultant of Viscount and the granting of the Options remain subject to regulatory acceptance of applicable filings with the TSX Venture Exchange.
About Torrey Hills Capital
Torrey Hills Capital was formed in 1998 and is headquartered in Rancho Santa Fe, California. The team of professionals offers experience and expertise in investor relations, corporate communications, non-deal road shows, and market support activities. Torrey Hills Capital specializes in the development and marketing of emerging growth companies which trade in the United States (NYSE, AMEX, and OTC) and in Canada (TSX, TSX-V, and CSE). Marketing activities articulate key investment attributes, strategic direction, and financial expectations, which combine to ensure that client market value fully reflects past achievements and future opportunities. Further information is available at www.torreyhillscapital.com
About Viscount Mining (TSX-V: VML)
Viscount Mining is an exploration company with a portfolio of properties in the Western United States including holdings in Nevada comprising more than 9,000 acres, all 100% owned, including more than 20 past producing silver and gold mines. Silver Cliff in Colorado is comprised of 96 lode claims, covering much of the historical past producing mineral districts of Silver Cliff and Rosita Hills.
For additional information regarding the above noted property and other corporate information, please visit the Company’s website at www.viscountmining.com
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President, CEO and Director
Viscount Investor Relations
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
This news release contains certain statements that may be deemed “forward-looking statements” under applicable securities legislation. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical fact, that address events or developments that Viscount expects to occur, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, but not always, identified by the words “expects”, “plans”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “projects”, “potential”, “indicate” and similar expressions, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could” or “should” occur. Forward-looking statements in this news release include statements regarding the Agreement with Summit, completion of the transaction pursuant to the Agreement and timing for closing of the Agreement and the receipt of required approvals. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements including, without limitation, the risks that the transaction as described in the Agreement may not be completed for any reason whatsoever, including that the shareholder, court and/or regulators may not approve the transaction and the parties may be unable to realize on the anticipated benefits of the transaction. Although Viscount 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 may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. In addition to other factors and assumptions which may be identified in this news release, assumptions have been made regarding and are implicit in, among other things, the timely receipt of any required regulatory approvals (including court and shareholder approvals). Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list is not exhaustive of all factors and assumptions which have been used. Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections that involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by Viscount and described in the forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are made as of the date hereof and Viscount undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, unless required by applicable securities laws. The forward looking statements contained in this press release are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.