TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 4, 2017) -


Adventus Zinc Corporation ("Adventus Zinc" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:ADZN) has today entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Cormark Securities Inc. and Haywood Securities Inc. (the "Underwriters") pursuant to which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase on a "bought deal" private placement basis 11,363,637 common shares of the Company (the "Shares") at a price of C$0.88 per Share (the "Offering Price"), representing total gross proceeds of C$10,000,000.56 (the "Offering"). It is anticipated that Adventus Zinc's strategic shareholders including Altius Minerals Corporation, Greenstone Resources LP and Resource Capital Funds will participate in the Offering. Closing is expected on or about December 21, 2017 and is subject to regulatory approval including that of the TSX Venture Exchange and the securities regulatory authorities.

In addition, the Company has granted the Underwriters an option (the "Underwriters' Option"), exercisable in whole or in part, on the closing date, to purchase up to 1,704,546 additional Shares at the Offering Price. In the event that the Underwriters' Option is exercised in its entirety, the aggregate gross proceeds of the Offering will be C$11,500,001.

The net proceeds of the Offering will be used by the Company to fund the Curipamba Project in Ecuador and its Ecuadorian Exploration Alliance, general and administrative expenses, corporate activities as well as working capital for the Company.

The Shares will be offered for sale on a private placement basis pursuant to applicable exemptions from the prospectus and registration requirements in the following jurisdictions in all of the Provinces of Canada and elsewhere.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the Shares in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful. The Shares have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements.

About Adventus Zinc

Adventus Zinc is a unique company focused on zinc exploration and project development globally. Its strategic shareholders include Altius Minerals Corporation, Greenstone Resources LP and Resource Capital Funds, as well as other highly respected investors in the mining business. Adventus Zinc currently has large prospective land packages in both Ireland and Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and is earning a 75% ownership interest in the Curipamba polymetallic project in Ecuador. In addition, Adventus Zinc has a country-wide generative exploration alliance with its partner in Ecuador. The Company is based in Toronto, Canada, and is listed on the TSX-V under the symbol ADZN.

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 news release.

This press release contains "forward-looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws. Any statements that express or involve discussions with respect to predictions, expectations, beliefs, plans, projections, objectives, assumptions or future events or performance (often, but not always, identified by words or phrases such as "believes", "anticipates", "expects", "is expected", "scheduled", "estimates", "pending", "intends", "plans", "forecasts", "targets", or "hopes", or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "will", "should" "might", "will be taken", or "occur" and similar expressions) are not statements of historical fact and may be forward-looking statements.

Forward-looking information herein includes, but is not limited to, statements that address activities, events or developments that Adventus Zinc expect or anticipate will or may occur in the future. Although Adventus Zinc has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking information. Adventus Zinc undertakes to update any forward-looking information except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

Contact Information:

Adventus Zinc
Christian Kargl-Simard
Chief Executive Officer