VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/02/15 -- Further to its news release of March 26, 2015 Battle Mountain Gold Inc. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE: BMG)(OTC PINK: BMTNF) advises that it has issued 500,000 common shares to Golden Predator US Holding Corp. ("Golden Predator") in connection with the extension to April 13, 2017 of the time period required to exercise the option for its subsidiary Battle Mountain Gold (USA), Inc. ("BMG-USA") to acquire a 40% interest in the Phoenix Joint Venture. Upon exercise of this option, BMG-USA will acquire a 40% interest in the Lewis gold-silver property, located near the town of Battle Mountain, Nevada and the Company will have a 100% interest in the Lewis Property.
In accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange, the shares issued have a hold period and cannot be traded prior to August 1, 2015.
As a further provision of the extension, the Company has agreed, subject to regulatory approval, to issue a further 500,000 common shares on or before October 31, 2015, at a deemed price of $0.10 per Common Shares which will be a credit to the $1,600,000 payment due on or before April 13, 2017. This payment may be made in either cash or common shares of the Company at the Company's sole option. This final payment may be accelerated to that date which occurs 10 days following the closing of any financing or financings that result in the Company, BMG or BMG-USA having raised an aggregate total of more than $10 million.
To find out more about Battle Mountain Gold Inc. please visit our website at www.battlemtngold.com.
On behalf of the Board of Directors of BATTLE MOUNTAIN GOLD INC.
Chet Idziszek, President
Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility of the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
This document contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities regulations. All statements other than statements of historical fact herein, including, without limitation, statements regarding future option payments, the completion of option terms, and our other future plans and objectives, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and future events and actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from our expectations are disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time via SEDAR with the Canadian regulatory agencies to whose policies we are bound. Forward-looking statements are based on the estimates and opinions of management on the date the statements are made, and we do not undertake any obligation to update forward-looking statements should conditions or our estimates or opinions change. Forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, including risks associated with mineral exploration, conditions in the capital markets, and operational and political risks. Readers are advised not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.
Battle Mountain Gold Inc.