TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 23, 2012) - In accordance with regulatory requirements, Dundee Precious Metals Inc. ("DPM" or the "Company") (News - Market indicators)(TSX:DPM.WT)(TSX:DPM.WT.A) announces the exercise of 9,197,500 Dunav Resources Ltd. ("Dunav") share purchase warrants (the "Warrants") at $0.42 each.
As a result of the Warrant exercise, DPM now holds 56,455,422 common shares, representing a 47.3% interest in Dunav, on an undiluted basis, and 27,592,509 Warrants, which are subject to escrow. Assuming the exercise of the Warrants, DPM would hold a 57.2% interest in Dunav, on a partially diluted basis.
The above noted securities are held for investment purposes. These investments will be reviewed on a continuing basis and such holdings may be increased or decreased in the future.
Dundee Precious Metals Inc. is a well-financed, Canadian based, international gold mining company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, mining and processing of precious metals. The Company's principal operating assets include the Chelopech operation, which produces a gold, copper and silver concentrate, located east of Sofia, Bulgaria; the Kapan operation, which produces gold, copper, zinc and silver concentrate, located in southern Armenia; and the Tsumeb smelter, a concentrate processing facility located in Namibia. DPM also holds interests in a number of developing gold properties located in Bulgaria, Serbia, and northern Canada, including interests held through its 51.4% owned subsidiary, Avala Resources Ltd., its 47.3% interest in Dunav Resources Ltd. and its 11.5% interest in Sabina Gold & Silver Corp.
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