Gatos Silver, Inc. (NYSE/TSX: GATO) (“Gatos Silver” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP ("EY") as independent registered public accounting firm of the Company, effective immediately.
Gatos Silver selected EY based on their reputation and scale of international capabilities. EY is a well-respected top tier global accounting firm with a strong mining practice.
The appointment of EY was approved by the Company's Board and Audit Committee.
EY will be auditing and reporting on the Company's consolidated financial statements for the financial years ended December 31, 2021 and December 31, 2022, including review of the Company’s quarterly unaudited interim financial information for 2022. The Company expects all delayed filings, including the 2021 audit and the reviews of the first three quarters of 2022, to be completed before the end of the first quarter of 2023.
About Gatos Silver
Gatos Silver is a silver dominant exploration, development and production company that discovered a new silver and zinc-rich mineral district in southern Chihuahua State, Mexico. As a 70% owner of the LGJV, the Company is primarily focused on operating the mine and mineral processing plant at the LGJV’s CLG deposit. The LGJV consists of approximately 103,087-hectares of mineral rights, representing a highly prospective and under-explored district with numerous silver-zinc-lead epithermal mineralized zones identified as priority targets.
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