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Sotkamo Silver AB’s (“Sotkamo Silver” or the “Company”) wholly owned subsidiary Sotkamo Silver Oy and the senior lenders have today agreed upon an amendment to the terms of the senior loan agreement, postponing the first instalment (EUR 1,500,000 due on 31 March 2023) to be paid on the termination date of the senior loan agreement (31 March 2026).
On 17 January 2023, Sotkamo Silver announced that its Board of Directors has resolved upon significantly smaller share issues than previously communicated. The primary aim of the smaller share issues, together with other financing measures, is to meet the working capital need arising around March 2023.
The agreed postponement of the first instalment of the senior loan agreement, together with the planned share issues, is a key part of the financial measures taken in order to meet the working capital need.
For more information, please contact:
Mikko Jalasto, CEO, tel. +358 50 482 1689
This information is information that Sotkamo Silver AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation and the Securities Markets Act. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above on 13 February 2023, at 11:00 CET.
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About Sotkamo Silver AB
Sotkamo Silver’s business concept is to develop mineral deposits with regards to human society and environment. The Company owns the Silver Mine in Sotkamo which started production in March 2019. In addition, the Company holds mining and exploration rights to precious and base metal deposits in Finland.
The Company applies International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as approved by the European Union.
The ticker symbol is SOSI on NGM Main Regulated in Stockholm and SOSI1 on Nasdaq Helsinki.
ISIN-code for Sotkamo Silver shares is SE0001057910.
Legal Entity Identifier (LEI): 213800R2TQW1OZGYDX93
Read more about Sotkamo Silver on www.silver.fi
The Company’s press releases, and financial reports are distributed via Cision Sverige and are available on www.silver.fi
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