New Pacific Announces Sale of Cozystay Shares to Silvercorp

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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA – March 28, 2019 - New Pacific Metals Corp. (“New Pacific” or the “Company”) (TSX-V:NUAG) (OTCQX:NUPMF) today announces it has entered into a share purchase agreement with Silvercorp Metals Inc. ("Silvercorp"), a control person of the Company, for the purchase by Silvercorp of 750,750 shares of Cozystay Holdings Inc. held by the Company for an aggregate purchase price of US$495,495 payable in cash (the "Transaction").

The Transaction is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

 As Silvercorp is a control person of the Company, the Transaction is considered a "related party transaction", as defined under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 Protection of Minority Security Holders in Special Transactions ("MI 61-101") and the Company is relying on the exemption from the formal valuation requirement of MI 61-101 as set out in Section 5.5(a) of MI  61-101 and the exemption from the minority approval requirement of MI 61-101 as set out 5.7(1)(a) of MI 61-101 for the Transaction.

ABOUT NEW PACIFIC

New Pacific Metals Corp. is a Canadian exploration and development company which owns the Silver Sand Project, in the Potosi Department of Bolivia, the Tagish Lake Gold Project in Yukon, Canada and the RZY Project in Qinghai Province, China.

For further information, please contact:

New Pacific Metals Corp.
Gordon Neal
President
Phone: (604) 633-1368
Fax: (604) 669-9387
info@newpacificmetals.com
www.newpacificmetals.com

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


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Certain of the statements and information in this news release constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and “forward-looking information” within the meaning of applicable Canadian provincial securities laws. Any statements or information that express  or involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance (often, but not always, using words or phrases such as “expects”, “is expected”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “plans”, “projects”, “estimates”, “assumes”, “intends”, “strategies”, “targets”, “goals”, “forecasts”, “objectives”, “budgets”, “schedules”, “potential” or variations thereof or stating that certain actions, events or results “may”, “could”, “would”, “might” or “will” be taken, occur or be achieved, or the negative of any  of these terms and similar expressions) are not statements of historical fact and may be forward-looking statements or information. Forward-looking statements in this news release relate to, among other things, the timing and receipt of stock exchange approvals; and the closing of the Transaction.

 

Forward-looking statements or information are subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements or information, including, without limitation, risks relating to: satisfaction or waiver of all applicable conditions to closing of the Transaction including, without limitation, receipt of all stock exchange approvals.

 

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