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Lido Minerals Executes Amended LOI to Acquire Hercules Silver Property, Idaho

Vancouver, British Columbia - TheNewswire – November 18, 2020 – Lido Minerals Ltd. (“Lido” or the “Company”) (CSE:LIDO) (CNSX:LIDO.CN) (OTC:LDOMF) is pleased to announce it has executed an amended and restated non-binding letter of intent (“LOI”) to acquire 100% of the Hercules Silver Property (“Hercules” or the “Project”) by way of an asset purchase. Hercules is located in Washington County, Idaho, USA, and is prospective for silver mineralization. The Project comprises 42 unpatented lode claims, one patented lode claim, and 11 lots of deeded lands covering approximately 1,490 acres (603 hectares), registered to Anglo Bomarc U.S., Inc. (“Anglo Bomarc”). The Company first announced a potential transaction respecting Hercules in a press release dated September 21, 2020.

Under the transaction contemplated by the LOI, Lido will purchase the Project by making aggregate cash payments of $175,000 and by issuing an aggregate of 700,000 common shares of Lido. In addition, Lido will be required to pay an additional $1,000,000 bonus payment upon the commencement of commercial production on the Project. Lido will also grant a 2.0% Net Smelter Returns royalty (“NSR”) on the Project, with Lido having the right to repurchase one-half of the NSR (1.0%) for a purchase price of $1,000,000 at any time before the commencement of commercial production on the Project.

The issuance of Lido shares under the transaction will be subject to applicable securities laws, any securities regulatory authority having jurisdiction, and the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange (“CSE”), and the Lido shares will be subject to a four-month hold period in accordance with applicable securities laws and the policies of the CSE.  

Completion of the transaction is subject to Lido completing detailed due diligence of the Hercules Project and the parties executing a definitive agreement respecting the transaction.


Paul Ténière, M.Sc., P.Geo.

Chief Executive Officer

(604) 687-2038


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