Merida Minerals to Commence Trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on April 4, 2022

Merida Minerals to Commence Trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on April 4, 2022

TORONTO, ON, April 4, 2021, Merida Minerals. (“Merida Minerals” or the “Company“) (TSXV: ESPN), a base metals exploration company focused on mining opportunities in Spain, is pleased to announce that its common shares will commence trading on the TSX Venture Exchange on Monday, April 4, 2022, under the stock ticker symbol “ESPN”.

“The listing of Merida Minerals common shares for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange is a great milestone for our Company. We believe we are well positioned to explore high quality base metal opportunities in Spain, a country our team and board has a rich history in”, commented Norm Brewster, Chief Executive Officer of Merida Minerals. “On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Company, we would like to thank our shareholders and stakeholders in Canada and Spain for their support, as we take this exciting next step in the Merida Minerals story” noted Mr. Brewster.

About Merida Minerals

Merida Minerals is a mineral exploration company focused on mining opportunities in Spain. Merida Minerals is currently focused on developing the long-term mining potential of its core asset, the Zinc, Copper, Lead enriched Puebla de la Reina (“PBR“) property in the low-risk and historic mining district of Extremadura in Southwest Spain. The PBR property covers an area of 90 km2. Merida Minerals, through its subsidiary, La Joya, has entered into a purchase agreement with Auplata S.A. to acquire a 100% interest in the PBR property. The management of Merida Minerals contains industry veterans who have more than 80 years of mineral exploration and production experience in multiple jurisdictions and have successfully managed multiple international mining companies. This includes in Spain, where some of the team was responsible for the founding and building of Iberian Minerals, with the continued support of the local and regional governments, including the well developed and sophisticated transportation and mining infrastructure.

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