Monday, December 6, 2010

BVI company purchases 19.7% common stock of South American Silver Corp.

British Virgin Islands-registered company Zamin Precious Minerals Limited announced that it purchased 18,900,000 common shares of South American Silver Corp. (SAC), mineral exploration company focused on making operations in Bolivia and Chile. This amount represents approximately 19.7% of the issued and outstanding shares of SAC.

18,300,000 common shares of SAC are purchased by Zamin pursuant to a subscription agreement on 7 November 2010. Subsequently the BVI company agreed to increase the common shares of SAC to be purchased to 18,900,000, pursuant to restated subscription agreement signed between the parties on 30 November, 2010.

Share purchase by Zamin is part of a private placement offering of 27,499,378 common shares of South American Silver, which closed on 30 November, 2010. The common shares of SAC acquired by the BVI company were issued at a price of C$1.16 per share, for a total consideration of C$21,924,000.

As part of the Offering, Zamin acquired control and direction of the common shares issued to Zamin for investment purposes.