On April 13, 2022, Western Metallica Resources Corp. (formerly Orcus Resources Ltd.) (TSXV:ORCS.P) (the “Company”) announced the completion of its acquisition of all the outstanding securities of Western Metallica Corp. (“Western Metallica”), a private company incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario with mining assets in Spain.
The transaction was completed according to the terms of an amalgamation agreement, pursuant to which the Company acquired all of the issued and outstanding securities of Western Metallica by way of a three-cornered amalgamation with a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company.
In connection with the completion of the transaction, the Company’s common shares commenced trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under the new ticker symbol “WMS” on April 19, 2022.
Western Metallica is in the business of mineral resource exploration and development, its principal asset is its 100% owned Penedela Gold Property in the “Navelgas Gold Belt” in Asturias, Spain.
Miller Thomson advised Western Metallica on the transaction with a team led by Mack Hosseinian (Capital Markets) and comprised of Simon Igelman and Christopher Fallis (Capital Markets), as well as Linda Spina (Law Clerk).
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