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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, June 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Endeavour Silver Corp. (NYSE:EXK) (TSX:EDR) (the "Company" or "Endeavour") is pleased to announce it has entered into a sales agreement dated June 13, 2018 (the "Sales Agreement") with BMO Capital Markets (the lead agent), CIBC Capital Markets, H.C. Wainwright & Co., HSBC and TD Securities Inc. (together, the "Agents") pursuant to which the Company may, at its discretion and from time-to-time during the term of the Sales Agreement, sell, through the Agents, such number of common shares of the Company ("Common Shares") as would result in aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of up to US$35.7 million (the "Offering"). Sales of Common Shares will be made through "at‑the‑market distributions" as defined in the Canadian Securities Administrators' National Instrument 44‑102‑Shelf Distributions, including sales made directly on the New York Stock Exchange (the "NYSE"), or any other recognized marketplace upon which the Common Shares are listed or quoted or where the Common Shares are traded in the United States. The Common Shares will be distributed at the market prices prevailing at the time of each sale and, as a result, prices may vary as between purchasers and during the period of distribution. No offers or sales of Common Shares will be made in Canada on the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") or other trading markets in Canada.
The Offering will be made by way of a prospectus supplement dated June 13, 2018 to the Company's existing US registration statement on Form F‑10 (the "Registration Statement") and Canadian short form base shelf prospectus (the "Base Shelf Prospectus"), each dated April 10, 2018. The prospectus supplement relating to the Offering has been filed with the securities commissions in each of the provinces of Canada (other than Québec) and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. The US prospectus supplement (together with a related Registration Statement) is available on the SEC's website (www.sec.gov) and the Canadian prospectus supplement (together with the related Base Shelf Prospectus) will be available on the SEDAR website maintained by the Canadian Securities Administrators at www.sedar.com. Alternatively, BMO Capital Markets will provide copies of the US prospectus upon request by contacting BMO Capital Markets (c/o BMO Capital Markets Corp., Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 3 Times Square, New York, NY 10036, or by telephone at (800) 414-3627, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Net proceeds of the Offering, if any, together with the Company's current cash resources and free cash flow, will be used to advance its Terronera project and for general corporate purposes.
The Company will pay the Agents compensation, or allow a discount, of up to 2.25% of the gross sales price per Common Share sold under the Sales Agreement.
Sales under the Sales Agreement remain subject to necessary regulatory approvals, including the approval of the TSX and the NYSE.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, nor will there be any sale of the securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
About Endeavour - Endeavour Silver Corp. is a mid-tier precious metals mining company that operates three high‑grade, underground, silver‑gold mines in Mexico. The Company is forecasting 20% production growth to 10.2‑11.2 million oz silver equivalent in 2018. Endeavour is currently developing its fourth high‑grade, underground, silver‑gold mine in Mexico and has a compelling pipeline of exploration and development projects to facilitate its goal to become a premier senior silver producer. Our philosophy of corporate social integrity creates value for all stakeholders.