Montreal (Quebec) – Aurvista Gold Corporation (“Aurvista” or the “Company”) (TSX-V: AVA, Frankfurt Stock Exchange: AV2/A1JL1Z) is pleased to announce that the Company Chairman, Gerald P. McCarvill will be a featured presenter at the Vancouver Commodity Forum on June 14, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Vancouver, British Columbia.
The Vancouver Commodity Forum, hosted by Zimtu Capital Corp., is a one-day event which will showcase a selection of mineral exploration investment opportunities targeting a number of precious, base metal and industrial commodities.
Gerald McCarvill, Chairman of Aurvista Gold Corp., is also Chairman and CEO of Prince Arthur Capital Corporation. He has extensive experience in the origination and execution of global mining and energy projects, and private equity and finance transactions. His career includes more than 30 years in the financial sector, holding senior positions with major investment firms, including the executive committee of CIBC Wood Gundy. Most recently, Gerry was CEO of McCarvill Corporation, a diversified financial services company which financed mining and energy companies by way of Royalties. He helped establish Repadre Capital Corporation, a mining royalty company, now IAMGOLD, Desert Sun Mining, which was acquired by Yamana Gold Inc., and Metals Royalty Corporation. In addition, he was part of the investment group, and served as a member of the board of directors that developed and financed Consolidated Thompson Iron Ore Corporation from an entry valuation of $2 million to its 2011 sale to Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. for $4.9 billion.
About Aurvista Gold Corp.
Aurvista Gold Corporation is a junior gold exploration and development company with 85, 689,121 shares outstanding trading on the TSX Venture Exchange in Canada and OTC Pink Sheets in the U.S. Aurvista's only asset is the Douay Gold Project totaling 287 claims for 145.3 km2. Of the total, 32 claims for 11.9 km2 form the North West Zone and are in a joint venture with SOQUEM (75% Aurvista, 25% SOQUEM). The project is located along the gold-bearing Casa Berardi Deformation Zone in northern Quebec. Details can be viewed on the Company’s website at www.aurvistagold.com.
For further information please contact:
Mr. Jean Lafleur, P. Geo.
President and CEO, Director
Cell +1 514 927 3633
Mr. Bryan Keeler
Chief Financial Officer
+1 416 504 4126
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