Star Royalties Closes Second Installment of US$6 Million of US$18 Million Ongoing Funding for Copperstone Gold Mine Restart

February 24, 2021 – TheNewswire – Toronto, ON – Star Royalties Ltd. (there “Company” or “Star royalties”) (TSXV:STRR) is pleased to announce the closing of the second installment of its previously announced US$18,000,000 gold purchase and sale agreement (the “Broadcast agreement“) with Arizona Gold Corp. (“Arizona Gold”) (TSX: AZG, OTC: AGAUF) (formerly Kerr Mines Inc.) which will fund the restart of underground operations and gold production at the Copperstone Gold Mine.Copper”) in Arizona, USA.

Alex Pernin, Managing Director of Star Royalties, said: “With the closing of Tranche 2 and an operational restart expected in less than a year, this gold flow represents a significant short-term cash flow from a Very promising deposit in a world-class skill. We have great confidence in Copperstone’s potential and Arizona Gold’s ability to execute a successful restart of operations. We look forward to working closely with their team as we transition Copperstone to Arizona’s next producing gold mine. »

The US$18 million advance payment under the broadcast agreement is being made in three equal installments, with the first two installments of US$6 million having now been advanced. The final installment of US$6 million will be payable no later than April 30, 2021, subject to certain closing conditions.

Summary of trading conditions

  • Star Royalties will purchase from Arizona Gold an amount of refined gold equal to 9.9% of the gold produced at Copperstone until delivery of 21,000 ounces of refined gold, then 3.3% of the gold produced until upon delivery of 27,200 ounces, and 1.2% of gold produced thereafter over the remaining life of mine.

  • In addition to the US$18 million prepayment, Star Royalties will provide a cash payment to Arizona Gold for each ounce of gold delivered equal to 25% of the average London Bullion Market gold spot price (PM) Association for the five consecutive trading days preceding deliver. Arizona Gold has granted a security interest in all of its assets to the Company to secure Arizona Gold’s obligations to the Company under the Broadcast Agreement.

  • As part of the second tranche advance of US$6 million, Arizona Gold entered into an amended and restated royalty purchase agreement with Trans Oceanic Mineral Company Ltd. (“TOMCL”) providing for the purchase of a 3% gross production royalty on Copperstone for US$2.5 million. Once completed, the purchase will reduce the aggregate gross royalty on Copperstone from 6% to 3%, consisting of a remaining 1.5% royalty which will continue to be held by TOMCL and a 1.5% royalty owned by Angie Patch Survivor’s Trust. Completion of the buyout is subject to satisfaction of all conditions of Star Royalties’ advance of the third installment of US$6 million under the broadcast agreement.


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Star Royalties Ltd. is a streaming royalty and investment company in precious metals. The company’s goal is to create wealth through accretive transaction structuring and asset life extension with superior alignment to counterparties and shareholders. With a strategy also to invest in green opportunities, Star Royalties launched the first forest carbon credit royalty and is pursuing a pipeline of additional green investments.


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