Consolidated Woodjam Copper Corp. Provides Update on Effective Date of Plan of Arrangement with Vizsla Copper Corp.
Woodjam is engaged in copper, gold, and molybdenum exploration and development on the Woodjam project (the "Woodjam Project") in central British Columbia. The Woodjam Project is located near the community of Horsefly, approximately 55 kilometers east of the regional center of Williams Lake, British Columbia.
Pursuant to the terms of the Arrangement, immediately prior to the effective time of the Arrangement, Vizsla Copper will complete a consolidation (the "Consolidation") of its common shares (the "Vizsla Copper Shares") on the basis of one post-consolidation Vizsla Copper Share for every 3.5 Vizsla Copper Shares issued and outstanding immediately prior to the Consolidation.
Under the terms of the arrangement agreement dated September 7, 2022 between Vizsla Copper and Woodjam (the "Arrangement Agreement"), all of the issued and outstanding Woodjam Shares will be exchanged for Vizsla Copper Shares on the basis of 0.307206085 Vizsla Copper Shares for each Woodjam Share. Pursuant to the Arrangement, Vizsla Copper expects to issue an aggregate of approximately 43,417,026 Vizsla Copper Shares to Woodjam shareholders. Upon completion of the Arrangement, current Woodjam shareholders will own approximately 65% of the 66,795,425 issued and outstanding Vizsla Copper Shares.
The Arrangement was previously approved by the Woodjam shareholders on November 17, 2022 and the Supreme Court of British Columbia on November 23, 2022. Following completion of the Arrangement, the Woodjam Shares are expected to be delisted from the TSXV. An application is also expected to be made for Woodjam to cease to be a reporting issuer in the applicable jurisdictions upon closing of the Arrangement.
For additional information regarding the Arrangement and related matters, readers are encouraged to review Vizsla Copper's and Woodjam's respective news releases dated September 8, 2022, November 18, 2022, November 24, 2022 and Woodjam's information circular, which is available on Woodjam's company profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
ABOUT VIZSLA COPPER
Vizsla Copper is a mineral exploration and development company focused on its interests in three British Columbia copper projects; the Blueberry project, the Carruthers Pass project, and, following closing of the Arrangement, the Woodjam Project.
Glen Garratt, P. Geo., is the qualified person who takes responsibility for this news release.
Glen Garratt, P.Geo., VP, Director, Consolidated Woodjam Copper Corp.
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