NORRLANDSFONDEN TO CONVERT 1.5 MSEK INTO B-SHARES OF COPPERSTONE

Copperstone Resources AB ("Copperstone" or "the Company") announces that Stiftelsen Norrlandsfonden ("Norrlandsfonden") will convert 1.5 MSEK of the September 2015 tranche, into 6,250,000 B-shares in Copperstone at a conversion price of 0.24 SEK. The transaction will result in a strengthening of the financial net and balance sheet of Copperstone. The share capital of Copperstone will increase by 625,000 SEK to 24,860,376.10 SEK. The number of outstanding shares will increase to 248,603,761, corresponding to a dilution of 2.51% (of the total 5.92% indirect ownership in Copperstone that Norrlandsfonden currently holds).

Norrlandsfonden will, as earlier, look into and be entitled (but not obligated) to loan more as the Company raises funds, in accordance with the loan agreement. For further information, please refer to the Copperstone Annual Report 2017 (notes 15 and 16) regarding Shareholders' Equity and Norrlandsfonden's convertible bond portfolio.

"The exploration success at the Copperstone project would not have been possible without Norrlandsfonden. More specifically, the Granliden area has been taken from a geological exploration target in 2014/2015 all the way into mineral resources", comments Copperstone Chairman Michael Mattsson.

23 October 2018

For further information, please contact Michael Mattsson (Chairman) at +46 705 739 777, michael.mattsson@copperstone.se or refer to Copperstone webpage: www.copperstone.se.

This press release contains insider information which Copperstone Resources AB (publ) is obliged to publish according to the EU market abuse regulation (MAR). The information was delivered by the above mentioned contact for publishing 23 October, 2018 at 08:50 CET.

About Copperstone
Copperstone is a public company trading as COPP B on NASDAQ First North (Stockholm). The Certified Adviser is Augment Partners AB. The Company is focused on base and precious metal exploration in the vicinity of the internationally recognized mining region of the Skelleftefield in northern Sweden. Copperstone owns three exploitation concessions, namely Svartliden K no. 1 (36ha), Eva k no. 1 (34ha) and Tvistbogruvan K no. 1 (11ha), and a portfolio of exploration permits in the Copperstone area and in the Bergslagen mining region of central Sweden. Quoted surface areas are approximate to the nearest hectare.

Notice to Annual General Meeting 2019

Copperstone will hold its Annual General Meeting in Stockholm on May 14, 4 PM CET. Nominations for the Board of Directors, represented by more than 40% of the votes of Copperstone, include former Minister for Rural Affairs Sven-Erik Bucht and Australian CEO and Mining Engineer Gregory Hall.


Company presentation published

Copperstone Resources AB (Copperstone) is publishing an updated Company presentation.


Company announcement - Updated Financial Calendar

Thanks to the recent Closing of the Viscaria Acquisition and several other processes being executed in parallel, Copperstone Annual Report (in Swedish) will be extended to also include 'New Copperstone' and be published April 23, 2019, instead of earlier announced April 12. The Q1 2019/Annual General Meeting will still be announced/held May 14, 2019.


Recruitment of a Project (Study) Manager for Viscaria

Copperstone publishes the Role Description for a Study Manager to the newly acquired Viscaria Copper project. The experienced candidate is a passionate multi-tasker who has been through pre-mine development phases, mining operations and/or a mine construction. Copperstone has wholly-owned exploration assets and permits in Kiruna, Arvidsjaur and Smedjebacken municipalities. Copperstone's vision is to become a significant base and precious metals company based out of Scandinavia. The work place will be situated in the modern tailor-made Viscaria offices in Kiruna, several travelling days expected. The Study Manager will be working closely with the Copperstone Management Team and Board.


Company announcement - Updated information on Mineral Resources

Further to the MAR Release March 8, 2019, Copperstone together with its QP are pleased to publish a detailed update and clarification regarding the New Copperstone Mineral Resources.


EYES ON KIRUNA - VISCARIA SCOPING STUDY PUBLISHED

COPPERSTONE RESOURCES AB: EYES ON KIRUNA - VISCARIA SCOPING STUDY PUBLISHED

Following the closing of the Viscaria acquisition, Copperstone has initiated the networking with the local community, land and stake holders. The Board has established an indicative plan for near-term and mid-term development, to be addressed with local interests prior to and during work permit applications. On a corporate level, designed core drillings program for Viscaria and the Copperstone project are currently being developed. Scoping Study 2016 is attached.


ACQUISITION OF VISCARIA COMPLETED - SUNSTONE METALS LARGEST OWNER

Copperstone Resources AB's ("Copperstone") acquisition of Avalon Minerals Viscaria AB ("Viscaria") was completed today. Viscaria is from now on a wholly-owned subsidiary of Copperstone. Copperstone's copper mineral resources increases by 480%. Copperstone plans to apply for work permits at the County Administration Board, recruit a technical team and plan core drillings at the Viscaria site outside Kiruna alongside with increased environmental base line studies.


CLOSING OF VISCARIA EXPECTED TO TAKE PLACE MARCH 8, 2019

Copperstone Resources AB ("Copperstone") is pleased to announce that the Closing of the Viscaria acquisition is likely to occur late afternoon March 8, 2019.


UPDATE ON PERMITS

Copperstone has been informed that an appeal against Sandberget 500 exploration permit has been filed at the Mining Inspectorate on March 1, 2019. If the appeal is considered legitimate, the case will be handed over to the Administrative Court (Sw: Förvaltningsdomstolen) which will decide on the appeal. All permits regarding the Copperstone project are valid up and until 2022.


VISCARIA ACQUISITION WILL CLOSE AS FINANCING CONCLUDED

Copperstone has signed an agreement with Yorkville Advisors Global, LP ("Yorkville") for financing of up to 100 MSEK through a convertible debt facility. The Viscaria transaction will be closed with the first tranche of the convertible debt facility of 22.5 MSEK after an amendment to the Share Sale and Purchase Agreement (the "SPA") with Sunstone Metals. The transaction will result in a five-fold increase in copper resources and will make Sunstone the largest shareholder of New Copperstone.


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