VANCOUVER, BC February 5, 2018 – Rye Patch Gold Corp. (“Rye Patch” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: RPM; OTCQX: RPMGD; FWB: 5TNN) announces that Capital West Partners have been selected as financial advisors to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors. The Company had previously announced (news release dated January 17, 2018) the appointment of a Special Committee comprised of all of the independent directors of the Company to conduct a strategic review process and to make recommendations to the Board arising from the review process. Capital West Partners has undertaken to complete a review of all strategic alternatives for recommendation to the Special Committee and deliver a report containing their analysis, findings and recommendations.
Established in 1990, Capital West Partners is an independent investment banking firm based in Vancouver, BC specializing in corporate finance and advisory services to corporations and governments. Capital West Partners and its principals have provided advisory services in a significant number of merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions involving public and private companies across numerous industries.
About Rye Patch Gold Corp.
Rye Patch Gold Corp. is a Nevada based, Tier 1, mining company engaged in the mining and development of quality resource-based gold and silver mines and projects along the established Oreana trend in west central Nevada. Leveraging its strong financial position and cash to acquire the operating Florida Canyon Gold Mine, Rye Patch Gold Corp. now controls a trend-scale platform with mining operations, resource projects and exploration upside. The combination of operations and organic growth along a major Nevada gold trend positions Rye Patch as an emerging mid-tier gold producer with tremendous value added potential. For more information, please visit our website at www.ryepatchgold.com.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
William C. (Bill) Howald, CEO & President
For additional information contact:
Rye Patch Gold Corp
Tel.: (604) 638-1588
Fax: (604) 638-1589
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