TORONTO, May 21, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northfield Capital Corporation (TSX-V:NFD.A) (“Northfield” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael G. Leskovec as Chief Financial Officer.

Mr. Leskovec is a CPA, CA with 20 years of financial experience with publicly listed companies and capital markets. He has served most recently as a Vice President and Financial Control Officer of the Company since 2010, where he has gained experience working with publicly listed companies assisting with portfolio management, financings, corporate structuring and go public transactions in Canada. Prior to this, Mr. Leskovec served as an Officer of Gold Eagle Mines Ltd., which was involved in the development of the Bruce Channel deposit in Red Lake, Ontario, and was sold to Goldcorp Inc. for $1.5 billion in 2008. He also currently serves as an Officer/Director of several other public companies, primarily in the mineral and investment industries. Mr. Leskovec earned his CPA, CA designation while working in the public company audit and assurance practice for Smith Nixon LLP and holds an Honours Bachelor of Accounting Degree from Brock University in Ontario, Canada.

Mr. Brent Peters has stepped down as Vice President of Finance but will remain a member of the board of directors. The Company thanks him for his many years of service and wishes him the very best in his future endeavours.

In addition, further to the Company’s news release dated April 24, 2020, it previously announced that it is relying on the exemption provided in Ontario Instrument 51- 502 Temporary Exemption from Certain Corporate Finance Requirements (and similar exemptions provided by other Canadian securities regulators) (the “Ontario Instrument”) to postpone the filing of the following continuous disclosure documents (collectively, the “Documents”):

  • the Company’s audited annual financial statements for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019 and related certifications;
  • the Company’s management discussion and analysis (“MD&A”) for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019;
  • the Company’s unaudited interim financial statements for the three month period ended March 31, 2020 and related certifications; and
  • the Company’s MD&A for the three month period ended March 31, 2020.

The Ontario Instrument provides the Company with an additional 45 days from each of the deadlines otherwise applicable under Ontario securities laws to make the respective filings (the “Extension Periods”).  The Company wishes to provide an update that at this time, it still expects to file the Documents by the expiry of the applicable Extension Periods, being (i) June 13, 2020 with respect to the Company’s annual financial statements and MD&A for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019; and (ii) July 14, 2020 with respect to the Company’s interim financial statements and MD&A for the three month period ended March 31, 2020. There have been no material business developments since the date of the last interim financial statements of the Company, filed on November 27, 2019, a copy of which is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About Northfield Capital Corporation

Northfield is an investment company with interests in the resource, manufacturing, technology, and consumer packaged goods sectors.

For further information, please contact:

Robert D. Cudney, President and Chief Executive Officer
Telephone:       (416) 416-628-5902

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