Vancouver, Canada -- Mawson Resources Limited ("Mawson") or (the "Company") (TSX:MAW) (Frankfurt:MXR) (PINKSHEETS: MWSNF) announces that the Company proposes to extend the term of an aggregate of 4,672,208 common share purchase warrants (the "Warrants") that were issued in connection with the closing of two 2013 non-brokered private placements.
Each Warrant entitles holders to purchase one common share of Mawson at an exercise price of $0.65 per common share until August 2, 2015, as to 2,855,208 Warrants and until September 9, 2015, as to 1,817,000 Warrants. The Company will make an application with the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "Exchange") to extend the Warrants by one year. All other terms of the Warrants will remain the same. Insiders of the Company hold 3,667,000 Warrants, therefore, pursuant to Exchange policies, Mawson will seek disinterested shareholder approval at the next annual meeting of shareholders. As such, the proposed extension of all the Warrants by the Company is conditional upon receipt of both Exchange and disinterested shareholder approval.
About Mawson Resources Limited (TSX:MAW, FRANKFURT:MXR, PINKSHEETS:MWSNF)
Mawson Resources Limited is an exploration and development company. Mawson has distinguished itself as a leading Nordic Arctic exploration company with a focus on the flagship Rompas and Rajapalot gold projects in Finland.
On behalf of the Board,
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