TSX: PFN OTCQX: PAWEF Frankfurt: P7J.F
VANCOUVER, Sept. 26, 2011 /CNW/ - Pacific North West Capital Corp. (TSX: PFN; OTCQX: PAWEF; Frankfurt:
P7J.F) ("PFN" or "the Company") announces that, further to PFN's news release August 8, 2011,
regulatory and shareholder approvals have been received and the Letter
Agreement ("LA") which grants Next Gen Metals Inc. ("Next Gen") (TSX.V:N) an option ("Option") to acquire PFN's 60% earn-in interest ("Option Interest") in the Destiny Gold Project located in Abitibi-Témiscamingue region
of Québec, which Option Interest had been granted to the Company
pursuant to an agreement with Alto Ventures Ltd. ("Alto") (TSX.V:ATV), has now closed. The terms of the LA, as set out in the August 8,
2011 news release, remain the same.
In accordance with those terms, Next Gen has delivered a Notice of
Commencement of the Option to the Company as well as 4,550,000 common
shares of Next Gen and 4,000,000 Next Gen share purchase warrants
exercisable into 4,000,000 common shares of Next Gen at varying prices
until September 26, 2015. The Warrants and any shares exercisable under
the Warrants are subject to regulatory hold periods until January,
2012. PFN is a controlling shareholder and therefore is required to
file an Early Warning Report.
Information for the Letter Agreement and Early Warning Report is
available on www.sedar.com
About Next Gen Metals Inc:
Next Gen is a mineral exploration company with a primary focus on gold,
silver and base metals projects in North America. The Company is
presently advancing the Silver Chalice Property, located in Alaska, and
the Fate Gold Project, adjacent to the Destiny Gold Project, located in
the Abitibi Greenstone Belt of Northwest Québec, which is one of the
most famous gold and base metals regions in the world.
Next Gen is the newest company to join the International Metals Group
("IMG"). The Board of Directors is comprised in part with directors
from IMG who, along with management, have a combined 150 years or more
of experience in all aspects of managing public companies related to
the resource industry.
About Pacific North West Capital Corp:
Pacific North West Capital Corp. is a mineral exploration company whose
corporate philosophy is to be a project generator, explorer and project
operator with the objective of option / joint venturing its projects
through to production. In special situations, like our 100% owned River
Valley platinum group metals ("PGM") Project, the Company is prepared
to fund the project through to feasibility and on to production. The
River Valley PGM project is one of North America's newest and largest
primary PGM deposits. The project has an excellent infrastructure and
is located 60 miles from Sudbury, Ontario, one of Canada's largest
mining centres with 2 large mineral processing facilities that have
extra capacity for production.
PFN has approximately $7.0 million in working capital and securities and
is a significant shareholder of Fire River Gold Corp. (TSX.V: FAU), a company that has just begun production at the Nixon Fork Gold mine in central Alaska.
PFN is well funded and plans to use management's technical, financing
and negotiating skills to acquire additional platinum group metals,
base metals and precious metals projects on an international scale.
Pacific North West Capital Corp. is a member of the International Metals
Group of Companies (www.internationalmetalsgroup.com).
On behalf of the Board of Directors
President and CEO
The Toronto Stock Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release
Disclaimer: This news release may contain certain "Forward-Looking
Statements" within the meaning of Section 21E of the United States
Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements, other than
statements of historical fact, included herein are forward-looking
statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be
no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual
results and future events could differ materially from those
anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause
actual results to differ materially from the Company's expectations are
disclosed in the Company's documents filed from time to time with The
Toronto Stock Exchange, British Columbia Securities Commission and the
United States Securities & Exchange Commission.
SOURCE Pacific North West Capital Corp.
For further information:
Tel: +1.604.685.1870 Fax: +1.604.685.8045
Email: email@example.com, or visit www.pfncapital.com
2303 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6M 2A3