Horizon Minerals Limited (ASX:HRZ) Receives Final Payment For Menzies

Horizon Minerals Limited (ASX:HRZ) is pleased to advise the receipt of the final cash and share payment for the divestment of the Menzies and Goongarrie gold projects.
As announced to the ASX on 9 July 2019 and 18 September 2019, the Company agreed to divest its 100% interest in the projects to Kingwest Resources Limited (ASX:KWR) (“Kingwest”) for a total consideration of $8 million on the following terms:
– An initial deposit of $750,000 cash
– On settlement:
o A further $1M in cash; and
o Issuing 20M ordinary shares in Kingwest to Horizon at a deemed issue price of $0.15 per share subject to voluntary escrow from date of issue to the earlier of (a) 18 months following settlement and (b) 3 months following the payment of the deferred consideration.
– A deferred payment no later than 18 months after settlement of:
o A further $1.625m in cash; and
o $1.625m in value of ordinary shares in Kingwest at a deemed issue price being the lower of $0.15 per share and the 30-day VWAP (subject to shareholder approval and Horizon not exceeding 19.9% ownership in Kingwest).
The Company has now received the deferred $1.625 million cash payment and 10.83 million shares in Kingwest, taking the total shareholding to 30.83m shares representing 18.7% of the issued capital.
As a result, Horizon’s cash at bank totals $9.8 million and holds $5.6 million in listed investments.
Horizon Minerals Limited is a gold exploration and mining company focussed on the Kalgoorlie and Menzies areas of Western Australia which are host to some of Australia’s richest gold deposits. The Company is developing a mining pipeline of projects to generate cash and self-fund aggressive exploration, mine developments and further acquisitions. The Teal gold mine has been recently completed.
Horizon is aiming to significantly grow its JORC-Compliant Mineral Resources, complete definitive feasibility studies on core high grade open cut and underground projects and build a sustainable development pipeline.
Horizon has a number of joint ventures in place across multiple commodities and regions of Australia providing exposure to¬†Vanadium, Copper, PGE’s, Gold and Nickel/Cobalt. Our quality joint venture partners are earning in to our project areas by spending over $20 million over 5 years enabling focus on the gold business while maintaining upside leverage.