Exercise of Stock Options and Issue of Equity & PDMR Dealings

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Cornish Metals Inc. (TSX-V/AIM: CUSN) (“Cornish Metals” or the “Company”), a mineral exploration and development company focused on its projects in Cornwall, United Kingdom, announces the exercise of stock options for 175,000 common shares without par value at a price of 15 cents per common share in the share capital of the Company ("New Shares") for an aggregate consideration of C$26,250 (£15,400).

175,000 options were exercised by PDMR’s of the Company as follows:


Options Exercised

Resultant Shareholding

Percentage Shareholding on Admission

Owen Mihalop




The New Shares will rank pari passu with the existing shares and application has been made for the 175,000 New Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM ("Admission"). It is expected that Admission will become effective and dealings in the New Shares will commence at 8:00am on or around December 29, 2021. The New Shares will also trade on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Following Admission, Cornish Metals’ Issued and Outstanding share capital will consist of 284,045,157 shares. The Company does not hold any shares in treasury. Shareholders may use this figure as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company.

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the UK Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail.



Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated



Owen Mihalop



Reason for the notification



Chief Operating Officer



Initial notification /Amendment

Initial Notification



Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor



Cornish Metals Inc.






Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted


Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Common shares without par value 



Identification code




Nature of the transaction

Exercise of options over common shares of no par value each



Price(s) and volume(s)





























Aggregated information


- Aggregated volume

As above


- Price

C$26,250 (£15,400)




Date of the transaction

December 21, 2021



Place of the transaction

Outside of a trading venue



Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) Disclosure

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information pursuant to Article 7 of EU Regulation 596/2014 as it forms part of UK domestic law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 as amended.


Cornish Metals completed the acquisition of the South Crofty tin and United Downs copper / tin projects, plus additional mineral rights located in Cornwall, UK, in July 2016 (see Company news release dated July 12, 2016). The additional mineral rights cover an area of approximately 15,000 hectares and are distributed throughout Cornwall. Some of these mineral rights cover old mines that were historically worked for copper, tin, zinc, and tungsten.

For additional information please contact:

In North America: Irene Dorsman at +1 (604) 200 6664.

SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP 
(Nominated Adviser & Joint Broker)        Tel:    +44 203 470 0470

                                                                   Richard Morrison
                                                                   Charlie Bouverat
                                                                   Grant Barker

Hannam & Partners
(Joint Broker)                                            Tel:      +44 207 907 8500

                                                                   Matthew Hasson
                                                                   Andrew Chubb
                                                                   Ernest Bell
(Financial PR/IR-London)                        Tel:    +44 207 138 3204

                                                                  Tim Blythe      tim.blythe@blytheweigh.com
                                                                  Megan Ray     megan.ray@blytheweigh.com


“Richard D. Williams”
Richard D. Williams, P.Geo

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.

Caution regarding forward looking statements

This news release contains "forward-looking statements". Forward-looking statements, while based on management's best estimates and assumptions at the time such statements are made, are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to: risks related to receipt of regulatory approvals, risks related to general economic and market conditions; risks related to the COVID-19 global pandemic and any variants of COVID-19 which may arise;  risks related to the availability of financing; the timing and content of upcoming work programs; actual results of proposed exploration activities; possible variations in Mineral Resources or grade; failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes, title disputes, claims and limitations on insurance coverage and other risks of the mining industry; changes in national and local government regulation of mining operations, tax rules and regulations. 

Although Cornish Metals has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Cornish Metals undertakes no obligation or responsibility to update forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

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