Finlay Minerals Ltd. announces the grant of stock options

VANCOUVER, July 14, 2016 /CNW/ - Finlay Minerals Ltd. (TSXV:FYL) ("The Company") announces that pursuant to the Company's 10% Rolling Stock Option Plan which has received shareholder approval, the Company has granted aggregate stock options of 1,900,000 shares exercisable at $0.05 for five years, expiring on July 14th, 2021 and which are subject to the terms of the Company's stock option plan.

The stock options were granted to the seven directors as elected at the Company's Annual General Meeting on June 30, 2016 and one consultant.

The above-noted stock option grant brings the total number of the Company's stock options outstanding to 3,650,000.

About Finlay Minerals Ltd.

Finlay Minerals is a TSX Venture Exchange company focused on exploration for base and precious metal deposits in northern British Columbia. The company's flagship property, Silver Hope, includes porphyry copper-molybdenum mineralization discovered in 2010, along with three silver-copper mineralized zones in a contiguous trend with the mined out deposits of the former Equity Silver Mines (71 million oz. silver, 185 million lbs. copper and 508,000 oz. gold).

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

John J. Barakso,
Chairman of the Board

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 release.

Forward-Looking Information: This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address exploration drilling and other activities and events or developments that Finlay Minerals Ltd. ("Finlay") expects to occur, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this news release include statements regarding the placements and future exploration plans and expenditures. Although Finlay believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward looking statements include market prices, exploration successes, and continued availability of capital and financing and general economic, market or business conditions. These statements are based on a number of assumptions including, among other things, assumptions regarding general business and economic conditions, the timing and receipt of regulatory and governmental approvals for the transactions described herein, the ability of Finlay and other parties to satisfy stock exchange and other regulatory requirements in a timely manner, the availability of financing for Finlay's proposed transactions and programs on reasonable terms, and the ability of third party service providers to deliver services in a timely manner. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Finlay does not assume any obligation to update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

SOURCE Finlay Minerals Ltd.

For further information: Finlay Minerals Ltd., John Barakso, Chairman of the Board, Tel: 604-684-3099, jbarakso@finlayminerals.com

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