TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 08/10/17 -- Routemaster Capital Inc. (TSX VENTURE: RM) ("Routemaster" or the "Company") received notice from Aberdeen International Inc. that it intended to exercise its right to acquire from the Company a 1.0% net smelter returns royalty in respect of the Sal de los Angeles lithium project in Argentina. Aberdeen acquired a right to purchase the 1.0% royalty from Routemaster in connection with Aberdeen's original acquisition of the Sal de los Angeles project in December 2015. On the sale of this 1.0% royalty, Routemaster received CAD$1,000,000 in cash and 7,140,000 Aberdeen common shares. At a deemed price of $0.14 per Aberdeen common share, the 7,140,000 Aberdeen common shares have an aggregate value of $1,000,000.
Following its sale of the 1.0% royalty, Routemaster retains a 1.0% net smelter returns royalty in respect of the Sal de los Angeles lithium project in Argentina. Lithium X Energy Corp. owns and is developing the Sal de los Angeles lithium project. Based on its public disclosure, Routemaster understands that Lithium X intends to publish a feasibility study on the project by the end of 2017.
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Routemaster Capital Inc. is a Canadian investment company that carries on business with the objective of enhancing shareholder value.
FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This news release contains certain forward-looking statements, including statements regarding the value of the royalty, the timing of any feasibility study, and the plans of other companies. These statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from results contemplated by the forward-looking statements. When relying on forward-looking statements to make decisions, investors and others should carefully consider the foregoing factors and other uncertainties and should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. The Company does not undertake to update any forward looking statements, oral or written, made by itself or on its behalf, except as required by applicable law.
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