Montreal, Quebec, January 7, 2014 – Maya Gold & Silver Inc. (“Maya” or the “Corporation”) (TSXV: MYA) announces that during the past weeks, several of the major debenture holders have requested Maya to offer alternatives to them to the delivery of silver ingots, pursuant to the terms of debentures issued in 2011 and 2012 and expiring on December 31, 2013. Initially, the Corporation, agreed to the delivery of silver ingots produced from the Zgounder mine, in Morocco, on the basis of one silver ingot of 10 kg for each tranche of CAD 10,000 in capital.
It has now been agreed with CAD 1,750,000 of the CAD 1,760,000, due and repayable to issue 7,000,000 common shares of its capital stock, at CAD 0.25 per share, in lieu of the reimbursement of the debenture by the silver ingot as noted above. The issuance of shares in payment of the debentures is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Maya Gold & Silver Inc. is a Canadian listed mining corporation focused on the exploration and development of gold and silver deposits in Morocco. The Corporation’s shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “MYA”.
For further information on Maya visit www.maya.dev.penega.com or contact:
Maya Gold & Silver Inc.:
Chief Executive Officer
T: 450-435-0700 ext. 204
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