Pacific Potash Corp Acquires Brazilian Subsidiary and Completes Option Agreement
April 26, 2013 (Source: Newswire) Vancouver, BC — Pacific Potash Corporation (TSX-V: PP; OTCQX: PPOTF; FSE: P9P, “Pacific Potash” “the Company”) is pleased to announce that it has earned it’s 100% working interest in the Amazonas Basin Potash claims and completed the acquisition of the Brazilian company Potassio Ocidental Mineracao Ltda. from Western Potash Corp. (“Western”). Subject to the terms and conditions of the previously announced ammended option agreement, the Company has issued Western 1,000,000 common shares. Potassio Occidental Mineraco Ltd. is now a 100% owned subsidiary of Pacific Potash which will allow the Company to conduct business within Brazil in a much more efficient manner.
Balbir Johal, Executive Chairman and Director, stated “The early acquisition of Potassio Occidental Mineraco Ltd. will also aid us in pursuing strategic investment and business partnerships in Brazil, as well as the ability to aggressively pursue other potential mineral resource acquisitions in the country.”
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Pacific Potash also wished to announce that with the closing of $2.25 million in financing, the Company has granted 2,800,000 options. The options have an exercise price of $0.10 and will be vested in accordance with the policies of the TSX Exchange.
Pacific Potash Corporation trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol: PP, as well on the OTCQX under the symbol: PPOTF and on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under P9P. Pacific Potash is engaged in the exploration and development of the Amazonas Basin Project and the surrounding potash claims targeting the Middle Amazonas Potash Basin, currently the host to multiple new exploration campaigns for potash. The Company also is exploring the Provost Potash Property and the surrounding potash claims targeting the prolific Prairie Evaporite Formation, which is host to multiple conventional and solution potash mines.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
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