Vancouver, BC – May 22, 2019 – Finlay Minerals Ltd. (TSXV: FYL) (the “Company”) announces the appointment of Alvin Jackson as Director, effective May 21, 2019, and the retirement of James Tutton as Director effective May 16, 2019.

The Company would like to thank Mr. Tutton for his long service as Director, and formerly as Chief Financial Officer, and wishes him the very best.

The Company welcomes Mr. Alvin Jackson as an Independent Director of the Company. Mr. Jackson has over 40 years of worldwide experience in mineral exploration and development. During his career, he has been directly involved with the exploration drilling and pre-feasibility studies on two major gold deposits: Detour Lake in Ontario and Golden Cross in New Zealand, and one porphyry copper deposit: Huckleberry in British Columbia - all of which subsequently became producers. His experience includes work as an Exploration Manager for Cyprus Minerals Canada from 1989 to 1992 and serving as President and CEO/COO of Eurozinc Mining between 1999 to 2005 where he directed that company in its acquisition of the Aljustrel and Neves Corvo zinc and copper mines in Portugal. Eurozinc subsequently grew to a market capitalization of over $1.5 billion before merging with Lundin Mining. Currently, Mr. Jackson serves as Director and Vice President, Exploration and Development of Freegold Ventures as well as a director of Canasil Resources and International Samuel Exploration.

Robert Brown, President and CEO of the Company states:

I am very pleased that Alvin Jackson has joined our Board of Directors. Mr. Jackson has an excellent geological and exploration company business background which will be invaluable going forward with the Company’s projects.”

About Finlay Minerals Ltd.

Finlay is a TSX Venture Exchange company focused on exploration for base and precious metal deposits in northern British Columbia. The Company’s properties are:

  • the Silver Hope Property which includes porphyry copper-molybdenum mineralization discovered in 2010, along with three silver-copper mineralized zones, in a contiguous trend with the mined-out deposits of the former Equity Silver Mine (71 million oz. silver, 185 million lbs. copper and 508,000 oz. gold; Reference: http://minfile.gov.bc.ca/Summary.aspx?minfilno=093L++001). The Silver Hope Property surrounds the former Equity Silver Mine;
  • the ATTY Property which is contiguous to the north side of the Kemess East deposit and adjacent to the Kemess Underground deposit of Centerra Gold Inc. and which was recently optioned to Serengeti Resources (Finlay NR 01-18 dated March 5, 2018), and
  • the PIL Property, which is adjacent to Sable Resource’s Baker Mine, has nine known mineralized zones including the recently discovered and expanded Pillar East gold-silver structural system. The Company is focused on the discovery of copper-gold-molybdenum porphyry systems on the PIL Property.

Finlay Minerals Ltd. trades under the symbol “FYL” on the TSX Venture Exchange. For further information and details please visit the Company’s website at www.finlayminerals.com

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Robert F. Brown, P. Eng.
President & CEO

For further information, contact:

Finlay Minerals Ltd.
John Barakso, Chairman of the Board
Tel: 604-684-3099
jbarakso@finlayminerals.com

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-Looking Information: This news release includes certain “forward-looking information” and “forward-looking statements” (collectively, “forward-looking statements”) within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. All statements in this news release that address events or developments that we expect to occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts and are generally, although not always, identified by words such as “expect”, “plan”, “anticipate”, “project”, “target”, “potential”, “schedule”, “forecast”, “budget”, “estimate”, “intend” or “believe” and similar expressions or their negative connotations, or that events or conditions “will”, “would”, “may”, “could”, “should” or “might” occur. All such forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management as of the date such statements are made. Forward-looking statements in this news release include statements regarding, among others, the exploration plans for the Company’s properties. Although Finlay believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploration successes, and continued availability of capital and financing and general economic, market or business conditions. These forward-looking statements are based on a number of assumptions including, among other things, assumptions regarding general business and economic conditions, the timing and receipt of regulatory and governmental approvals, the ability of Finlay and other parties to satisfy stock exchange and other regulatory requirements in a timely manner, the availability of financing for Finlay’s proposed transactions and programs on reasonable terms, and the ability of third party service providers to deliver services in a timely manner. Investors are cautioned that any such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Finlay does not assume any obligation to update or revise its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

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