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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 10-Q

 

(Mark One)

QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the quarterly period ended March 31, 2017

OR

TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

FOR THE TRANSITION PERIOD FROM                      TO

Commission File Number 001-36908

 

PARAMOUNT GOLD NEVADA CORP.

(Exact name of Registrant as specified in its Charter)

 

 

Nevada

98-0138393

( State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

(I.R.S. Employer
Identification No.)

 

 

665 Anderson Street

Winnemucca, NV

89445

(Address of principal executive offices)

(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (775) 625-3600

 

Indicate by check mark if the Registrant is not required to file reports pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Act.    YES      NO  

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant: (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the Registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.    YES      NO  

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the Registrant was required to submit and post such files).    YES      NO  

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company or an emerging growth company. See the definition of “large accelerated filer”, “accelerated filer”, “smaller reporting company”, and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):

 

Large accelerated filer

 

  

Accelerated filer

 

 

 

 

 

Non-accelerated filer

 

  (Do not check if a small reporting company)

  

Small reporting company

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Emerging growth company

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.  

Indicate by check mark whether the Registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act).    YES      NO  

The number of shares of Registrant’s Common Stock outstanding, $0.01 par value per share, as of May 6, 2017 was 17,779,954.


 

 

 

 

 


Table of Contents

 

 

 

 

 

Page

PART I

 

FINANCIAL INFORMATION

 

 

Item 1.

 

Financial Statements (Unaudited)

 

2

 

 

Condensed Consolidated Interim Balance Sheets

 

2

 

 

Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Operations and Comprehensive Loss

 

3

 

 

Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Shareholders’ Equity

 

4

 

 

Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Cash Flows

 

5

 

 

Notes to Unaudited Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements

 

6

Item 2.

 

Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations

 

14

Item 3.

 

Quantitative and Qualitative Disclosures About Market Risk

 

18

Item 4.

 

Controls and Procedures

 

19

 

 

 

 

 

PART II

 

OTHER INFORMATION

 

 

Item 1A.

 

Risk Factors

 

19

Item 4.

 

Mine Safety Disclosures

 

19

Item 6.

 

Exhibits

 

20

 

 

 

 

 

Signatures

 

Directors, Executive Officers and Corporate Governance

 

21

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibit Index

 

 

 

22

 

 

 

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PART I – FINANCIAL INFORMATION

Item 1. Financial Statements.

PARAMOUNT GOLD NEVADA CORP.

Condensed Consolidated Interim Balance Sheets

as at March 31, 2017 and June 30, 2016

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

As at March 31,

 

 

As at June 30,

 

 

 

2017

 

 

2016

 

Assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$

4,465,340

 

 

$

5,874,258

 

Prepaid and deposits

 

 

323,594

 

 

 

175,383

 

Accounts receivable

 

 

15,060

 

 

 

 

Promissory note receivable (Note 3)

 

 

 

 

 

808,187

 

Other assets

 

 

 

 

 

561,997

 

Prepaid insurance (Note 8)

 

 

 

 

 

24,517

 

Total Current Assets

 

 

4,803,994

 

 

 

7,444,342

 

Non-Current Assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mineral properties (Note 7)

 

 

46,460,386

 

 

 

25,674,658

 

Property and equipment

 

 

13,749

 

 

 

14,896

 

Reclamation bond (Note 8)

 

 

2,082,619

 

 

 

2,350,131

 

Total Non-Current Assets

 

 

48,556,754

 

 

 

28,039,685

 

Total Assets

 

$

53,360,748

 

 

$

35,484,027

 

Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Current Liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Accounts payable and accrued liabilities

 

$

592,649

 

 

$

175,801

 

Reclamation and environmental obligation, current portion (Note 8)

 

 

105,806

 

 

 

384,099

 

Total Current Liabilities

 

 

698,455

 

 

 

559,900

 

Non-Current Liabilities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reclamation and environmental obligation, non-current portion (Note 8)

 

 

1,120,906

 

 

 

1,017,940

 

Total Liabilities

 

 

1,819,361

 

 

 

1,577,840

 

Stockholders' Equity

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common stock, par value $0.01, 50,000,000 authorized shares, 17,779,954 issued and outstanding at March 31, 2017 and 8,518,791 issued and outstanding at June 30, 2016

 

 

177,800

 

 

 

85,188

 

Additional paid in capital

 

 

83,981,831

 

 

 

65,143,383

 

Deficit

 

 

(32,618,244

)

 

 

(31,322,384

)

Total Stockholders' Equity

 

 

51,541,387

 

 

 

33,906,187

 

Total Liabilities and Stockholders' Equity

 

$

53,360,748

 

 

$

35,484,027

 

 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated interim financial statements.

 

 

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PARAMOUNT GOLD NEVADA CORP.

Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Operations and Comprehensive Loss

for the Three and Nine Month Period ended March 31, 2017 and 2016

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

For the

Three Month

Period Ended

March 31, 2017

 

 

For the

Three Month

Period Ended

March 31, 2016

 

 

For the

Nine Month

Period Ended

March 31, 2017

 

 

For the

Nine Month

Period Ended

March 31, 2016

 

Revenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other income (Note 9)

 

$

237,694

 

 

$

 

 

$

283,599

 

 

$

130,924

 

Total Revenue

 

 

237,694

 

 

 

 

 

 

283,599

 

 

 

130,924

 

Expenses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exploration

 

 

1,133,141

 

 

 

101,938

 

 

 

2,988,956

 

 

 

548,113

 

Land holding costs

 

 

220,684

 

 

 

101,428

 

 

 

497,584

 

 

 

296,664

 

Professional fees

 

 

34,326

 

 

 

409,070

 

 

 

134,187

 

 

 

559,356

 

Salaries and benefits

 

 

206,789

 

 

 

202,153

 

 

 

644,964

 

 

 

637,119

 

Directors compensation

 

 

35,896

 

 

 

48,535

 

 

 

119,679

 

 

 

157,983

 

General and administrative

 

 

70,344

 

 

 

73,847

 

 

 

338,459

 

 

 

241,801

 

Insurance

 

 

28,545

 

 

 

59,434

 

 

 

112,962

 

 

 

149,454

 

Depreciation

 

 

1,090

 

 

 

568

 

 

 

3,674

 

 

 

2,972

 

Accretion (Note 8)

 

 

34,322

 

 

 

36,998

 

 

 

102,966

 

 

 

110,995

 

Total Expenses

 

 

1,765,137

 

 

 

1,033,971

 

 

 

4,943,431

 

 

 

2,704,457

 

Net Loss before other Expense

 

 

1,527,443

 

 

 

1,033,971

 

 

 

4,659,832

 

 

 

2,573,533

 

Other Expense (Income)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Interest income

 

 

(4,268

)

 

 

(3,297

)

 

 

(10,781

)

 

 

(6,008

)

Interest and service charges

 

 

1,287

 

 

 

77

 

 

 

1,860

 

 

 

186

 

Gain on sale of mineral property (Note 7)

 

 

(100,000

)

 

 

 

 

 

(100,000

)

 

 

 

 

Other than temporary impairment of available-for-sale-securities

 

 

 

 

 

69,850

 

 

 

 

 

 

69,850

 

Non-recurring rebates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(39,633

)

 

 

 

Net Loss before income taxes

 

 

1,424,462

 

 

 

1,100,601

 

 

 

4,511,278

 

 

 

2,637,561

 

Income taxes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deferred tax recovery (Note 3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(3,215,418

)

 

 

 

Net Loss

 

 

1,424,462

 

 

 

1,100,601

 

 

 

1,295,860

 

 

 

2,637,561

 

Total Comprehensive Loss for the Period

 

$

1,424,462

 

 

$

1,100,601

 

 

$

1,295,860

 

 

$

2,637,561

 

Loss per Common Share

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

 

$

0.09

 

 

$

0.13

 

 

$

0.08

 

 

$

0.31

 

Diluted

 

$

0.09

 

 

$

0.13

 

 

$

0.08

 

 

$

0.31

 

Weighted Average Number of Common

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shares Used in Per Share Calculations

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic

 

 

16,734,954

 

 

 

8,518,791

 

 

 

15,849,997

 

 

 

8,518,791

 

Diluted

 

 

16,734,954

 

 

 

8,518,791

 

 

 

15,849,997

 

 

 

8,518,791

 

 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated interim financial statements.

 

 

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PARAMOUNT GOLD NEVADA CORP.

 

Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Stockholders’ Equity

for the Nine Month Period Ended March 31, 2017 and Years ended June 30, 2016

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

Shares (#)

 

 

Common Stock

 

 

Additional

Paid-In Capital

 

 

Deficit

 

 

Accumulated  Other

Comprehensive

Income (Loss)

 

 

Total Stockholders'

Equity

 

Balance at June 30, 2015

 

 

8,518,791

 

 

$

85,188

 

 

$

64,572,546

 

 

$

(25,980,212

)

 

$

(55,193

)

 

$

38,622,329

 

Stock based compensation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

570,837

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

570,837

 

Unrealized loss on marketable securities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

55,193

 

 

 

55,193

 

Net loss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(5,342,172

)

 

 

 

 

 

(5,342,172

)

Balance at June 30, 2016

 

 

8,518,791

 

 

$

85,188

 

 

$

65,143,383

 

 

$

(31,322,384

)

 

 

 

 

$

33,906,187

 

Stock based compensation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

175,038

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

175,038

 

Capital issued for acquisition (Note 3)

 

 

7,171,163

 

 

 

71,712

 

 

 

15,131,154

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15,202,866

 

Capital issued for financing (Note 6)

 

 

2,090,000

 

 

 

20,900

 

 

 

3,532,256

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3,553,156

 

Net loss

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(1,295,860

)

 

 

 

 

 

(1,295,860

)

Balance at March 31, 2017

 

 

17,779,954

 

 

$

177,800

 

 

$

83,981,831

 

 

$

(32,618,244

)

 

 

 

 

$

51,541,387

 

 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated interim financial statements.

 

 

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PARAMOUNT GOLD NEVADA CORP.

Condensed Consolidated Interim Statements of Cash Flows

for the Nine Month Period ended March 31, 2017 and 2016

(Unaudited)

 

 

 

For the

Nine Month

Period Ended

March 31, 2017

 

 

For the

Nine Month

Period Ended

March 31, 2016

 

Net Loss

 

$

(1,295,860

)

 

$

(2,637,561

)

Adjustment for:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Depreciation

 

 

3,674

 

 

 

2,972

 

Stock based compensation

 

 

175,038

 

 

 

417,126

 

Accretion expense (Note 8)

 

 

102,966

 

 

 

110,995

 

Interest earned on reclamation bond

 

 

(10,781

)

 

 

(12,162

)

Insurance expense

 

 

24,517

 

 

 

36,783

 

Other than temporary impairment of marketable securities

 

 

 

 

 

69,850

 

Deferred tax recovery

 

 

(3,215,418

)

 

 

 

(Increase) decrease in accounts receivable

 

 

(15,060

)

 

 

37,071

 

(Increase) decrease in prepaid expenses

 

 

(148,211

)

 

 

(21,263

)

Increase (decrease) in accounts payable

 

 

416,848

 

 

 

93,005

 

Cash used in operating activities

 

 

(3,962,287

)

 

 

(1,903,184

)

Acquisition of Calico

 

 

(1,006,964

)

 

 

 

Cash acquired in Calico transaction

 

 

4,363

 

 

 

 

Purchase of equipment

 

 

(2,527

)

 

 

(8,365

)

Cash used in investing activities

 

 

(1,005,128

)

 

 

(8,365

)

Capital issued for financing (Note 6)

 

 

3,558,497

 

 

 

 

Promissory note receivable (Note 3)

 

 

 

 

 

(300,000

)

Cash provided by financing activities

 

 

3,558,497

 

 

 

(300,000

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Change in cash during period

 

 

(1,408,918

)

 

 

(2,211,549

)

Cash at beginning of period

 

 

5,874,258

 

 

 

9,282,534

 

Cash at end of period

 

$

4,465,340

 

 

$

7,070,985

 

 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these condensed consolidated interim financial statements.

 

 

 

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PARAMOUNT GOLD NEVADA CORP.

Notes to Condensed Consolidated Interim Financial Statements

 

Note 1. Description of Business and Summary of Significant Accounting Policies

Paramount Gold Nevada Corp. (the “Company” or “Paramount”), incorporated under the General Corporation Law of the State of Nevada, and its wholly-owned subsidiaries are engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of  precious metal properties. The Company’s wholly owned subsidiaries include New Sleeper Gold LLC, Sleeper Mining Company, LLC, and Calico Resources USA Corp (“Calico”).   The Company is in the process of exploring its mineral properties in Nevada and Oregon, United States. The Company’s activities are subject to significant risks and uncertainties, including the risk of failing to secure additional funding to advance its projects and the risks of determining whether these properties contain reserves that are economically recoverable.  The Company’s shares of common stock trade on the NYSE MKT LLC under the symbol “PZG”.

Basis of Presentation and Preparation

The unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial statements are prepared by management in accordance with accounting principles for interim financial information and Article 10 of Regulation S-X.  Accordingly, they do not include all of the disclosures required by U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (“U.S. GAAP”) for complete financial statements.  In the opinion of management, all the normal and recurring adjustments necessary to fairly present the interim financial information set forth herein have been included.  The results of operations for interim periods are not necessarily indicative of the operating results of a full year or future years.

The condensed consolidated interim financial statements have been prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP and follow the same accounting policies and methods of their application as the most recent annual financial statements.   The consolidated financial statements include the accounts of the Company and its wholly owned subsidiaries.  All significant intercompany accounts and transactions are eliminated in consolidation.  The condensed consolidated interim financial statements should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements and related footnotes for the year ended June 30, 2016.

Use of Estimates

The preparation of these consolidated financial statements in conformity with U.S. GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities, disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the condensed consolidated interim financial statements, and the reported amounts of revenue and expenses during the reporting period. Actual results could differ from those estimates.

Significant estimates made by management in the condensed consolidated interim financial statements include the adequacy of the Company’s asset retirement obligations, valuation of deferred tax asset, and valuation of mineral properties.

Cash and Cash Equivalents

All highly liquid investments with maturities of three months or less at the date of purchase are classified as cash and cash equivalents. The carrying amount of these securities approximates fair value because of the short-term maturity of these instruments.

Concentration of Credit Risk

Financial instruments that potentially subject the Company to a concentration of credit risk consist principally of cash and cash equivalents and amounts receivable.  The Company maintains cash in accounts which may, at times, exceed federally insured limits.  At March 31, 2017, the balances of approximately $4.2 million were in excess of federally insured limits.  We deposit our cash with financial institutions which we believe have sufficient credit quality to minimize the risk of loss.

Fair Value Measurements

The Company has adopted FASB ASC 820, Fair Value Measurements and Disclosures, which defines fair value, establishes guidelines for measuring fair value and expands disclosures regarding fair value measurements. The Company applies fair value accounting for all financial assets and liabilities and non – financial assets and liabilities that are recognized or disclosed at fair value in the financial statements on a recurring basis. The Company defines fair value as the price that would be received from selling an asset or paid to transfer a liability in an orderly transaction between market participants at the measurement date.

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The Company has adopted FASB ASC 825, Financial Instruments, which allows companies to choose to measure eligible financial instruments and certain other items at fair value that are not required to be measured at fair value. The Company has not elected the fair value option for any eligible financial instruments.

Stock Based Compensation

The Company has adopted the provisions of FASB ASC 718, “Stock Compensation” (“ASC 718”), which establishes accounting for equity instruments exchanged for employee services. Under the provisions of ASC 718, stock-based compensation cost is measured at the grant date, based on the calculated fair value of the award, and is recognized as an expense over the employee’s requisite service period (generally the vesting period of the equity grant).  Shares of the Company’s common stock will be issued for any options exercised.

Mineral Properties

Mineral property acquisition costs are capitalized when incurred and will be amortized using the units-of-production method over the estimated life of the reserve following the commencement of production.  If a mineral property is subsequently abandoned or impaired, any capitalized costs will be expensed in the period of abandonment or impairment.

Acquisition costs include cash consideration and the fair market value of shares issued on the acquisition of mineral properties.

Exploration Costs

Exploration costs, which include maintenance, development and exploration of mineral claims, are expensed as incurred.  When it is determined that a mineral deposit can be economically developed as a result of establishing proven and probable reserves, the costs incurred after such determination will be capitalized and amortized over their useful lives.  To date, the Company has not established the commercial feasibility of its exploration prospects; therefore, all exploration costs are being expensed.

Property and Equipment

Equipment is recorded at cost less accumulated depreciation. All equipment is depreciated over its estimated useful life at the following annual rates:

 

Computer equipment

 

30% declining balance

 

Equipment

 

20% declining balance

 

 

Asset Retirement Obligations

The Company follows the provisions of ASC 440, “Asset Retirement and Environmental Obligations”, which establishes the standards for the initial measurement and subsequent accounting for obligations associated with the sale, abandonment, or other disposal of long-lived tangible assets arising from the acquisition, construction or development and for normal operations of such assets.  The Company’s asset retirement obligations are further described in Note 8.

Loss/Income per Common Share

Basic loss per share is computed by dividing net loss available to common shareholders by the weighted average number of shares outstanding during each period.  Diluted loss per share reflect the potential dilution that could occur if securities or other contracts to issue common stock were exercised or converted into common stock.

For the three month period ended March 31, 2017 and 2016 and the nine month period ended March 31, 2017 and 2016, the shares of common stock equivalents related to outstanding stock options have not been included in the diluted per share calculation as they are anti-dilutive as the Company has recorded a net loss from continuing operations for the periods.

Revenue Recognition

Revenue is recognized when persuasive evidence that an agreement exists, the risks and rewards of ownership pass to the purchaser, the selling price is fixed and determinable; or collection is reasonably assured. The passing of title to the purchaser is based on the terms of the purchase and sale agreement.

 

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Note 2. Recent Accounting Guidance

 

In November 2016, the FASB issued ASU 2016-18, “Statement of Cash Flows (Topic 230) - Restricted Cash,” which will require entities to show the changes in the total of cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash and restricted cash equivalents in the statement of cash flows. These changes become effective for the Company's fiscal year beginning July 1, 2018. The Company is currently evaluating the potential impact of implementing these changes on the Company's consolidated financial position, results of operations, and cash flows.

 

 

 

Note 3. Acquisitions

On July 7, 2016, the Company completed the acquisition of Calico, which held mining claims and the Grassy Mountain Gold Project in Oregon, USA. Upon closing of the transaction, Calico became a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company, and each issued and outstanding share of Calico common stock was converted into 0.07 shares of Paramount common stock.

The transaction was accounted for as an asset acquisition, as Calico is an exploration stage project, which requires that the total purchase price be allocated to the assets acquired and liabilities assumed based on their relative fair values.  Transaction advisory fees and other acquisition costs incurred prior to the closing of the transaction were recorded as Other Assets on the Balance Sheet. The purchase price and acquired assets and liabilities were as follows:

 

Common shares issued (7,171,163 at $2.12)

 

$

15,202,866

 

Transaction advisory fees and other acquisition costs

 

 

795,925

 

Total purchase price

 

$

15,998,791

 

Assets:

 

 

 

 

Cash

 

$

4,363

 

Receivables and other current assets

 

 

28,093

 

Mineral properties

 

 

20,785,728

 

 

 

 

20,818,184

 

Liabilities:

 

 

 

 

Accounts payable and accrued liabilities

 

 

1,603,975

 

Deferred income taxes

 

 

3,215,418

 

 

 

 

4,819,393

 

Net assets acquired

 

$

15,998,791

 

  

A loan was granted to Calico prior to the acquisition in exchange for a promissory note. As at June 30, 2016, the balance was $808,187 and has been eliminated on consolidation post acquisition.

Pursuant to the acquisition of Calico, the Company recorded a deferred tax liability of $3,215,418.  Subsequent to the acquisition, the Company determined that it would be able to utilize the benefit of its tax operating loss carryforwards and adjusted its valuation allowance to recognize the benefit of these previously unrecognized deferred tax assets and offset the deferred tax liability.  Accordingly, the Company recognized a deferred tax recovery of $3,215,418.

 

 

Note 4. Fair Value Measurements

Fair value is the price that would be received from selling an asset or paid to transfer a liability in an orderly transaction between market participants at the measurement date.  Fair value is estimated by applying the following hierarchy, which prioritizes the inputs used to measure fair value into three levels and bases the categorization with the hierarchy upon the lowest level of input that is available and significant to the fair value measurement:

The fair value hierarchy consists of three broad levels, which gives the highest priority to unadjusted quoted prices in active markets for identical assets or liabilities (Level 1) and the lowest priority to unobservable inputs (Level 3).

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The three levels of the fair value hierarchy under ASC 820 are described below:

Level 1

Unadjusted quoted prices in active markets that are accessible at the measurement date for identical, unrestricted assets or liabilities.

Level 2

Inputs other than quoted prices included within Level 1 that are observable for the asset or liability, either directly or indirectly, including quoted prices for similar assets or liabilities in active markets; quoted prices for identical or similar assets or liabilities in markets that are not active; inputs other than quoted prices that are observable for the asset or liability (e.g., interest rates); and inputs that are derived principally from or corroborated by observable market data by correlation or other means.

Level 3

Inputs that are both significant to the fair value measurement and unobservable.

The following table sets forth the Company’s financial assets and liabilities measured at fair value by level within the fair value hierarchy. As required by ASC 820, assets and liabilities are classified in their entirety based on the lowest level of input that is significant to the fair value measurement.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fair Value at March 31, 2017

 

 

June 30, 2016

 

Assets

 

Total

 

 

Level 1

 

 

Level 2

 

 

Level 3

 

 

Total

 

Cash and cash equivalents

 

$

4,465,340

 

 

 

4,465,340

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$

5,874,258

 

 

The Company’s cash and cash equivalents are classified within Level 1 of the fair value hierarchy because they are valued using quoted market prices. The cash and cash equivalents that are valued based on quoted market prices in active markets are primarily comprised of commercial paper, short-term certificates of deposit and U.S. Treasury securities.

.

 

 

Note 5. Non-Cash Transactions

During the nine month period ended March 31, 2017, the Company issued 7,171,163 shares of its common stock with a value of $15,202,866 for the acquisition of Calico Resources Corp.

 

 

Note 6. Capital Stock

Authorized Capital

Authorized capital stock consists of 50,000,000 common shares with par value of $0.01 per common share (June 30, 2016 – 50,000,000 common shares with par value $0.01 per common share). 

On February 14, 2017, the Company issued 2,090,000 units at $1.75 per unit for aggregate gross proceeds of $3,657,500 in a non-brokered private placement funding with accredited investors.   Each unit consists of one share of common stock and one warrant to purchase one-half of a share of common stock. Each warrant will have a two-year term and is exercisable at the following exercise prices:  in the first year at $2.00 per share or in the second year at $2.25 per share.  As a result of the issuance of units, the Company recorded an increase in the additional paid in capital of $3,532,256 which included a fair value for the warrants of $473,658 at the time of the transaction.   The fair value of warrants issued during the nine months ended March 31, 2017 was estimated at the grant date using the Black-Scholes option pricing model using the following assumptions:

 

 

 

2017

 

 

2016

 

Weighted average risk-free interest rate

 

 

0.83

%

 

 

 

Weighted-average volatility

 

 

55.21

%

 

 

 

Expected dividends

 

$

0.00

 

 

 

 

Weighted average expected term (years)

 

 

1.00

 

 

 

 

Weighted average fair value

 

$

0.45

 

 

 

 

At March 31, 2017 there were 17,779,954 common shares issued and outstanding (June 30, 2016 - 8,518,791 common shares).

Warrants

A summary of warrant activity as of March 31, 2017, and changes during the nine month period ended is presented below:

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Warrants

 

 

Weighted

Average

Exercise Price

 

 

Weighted-

Average Remaining

Contractual Term (Years)

 

 

Aggregate

Intrinsic Value

($)

 

Outstanding at July 1, 2016

 

 

 

 

$

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issued

 

 

1,045,000

 

 

 

2.13

 

 

 

1.92

 

 

 

 

Outstanding at March 31, 2017

 

 

1,045,000

 

 

$

2.13

 

 

 

1.92

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stock Options and Stock Based Compensation

Paramount’s 2015 and 2016 Stock Incentive and Compensation Plans, which are stockholder-approved, permits the grant of stock options and stock to its employees for up to 1.569 million shares of common stock. Option awards are generally granted with an exercise price equal to the market price of Paramount’s stock at the date of grant and have contractual lives of 5 years.  To better align the interests of its key executives and employees with those of its stockholders, a significant portion of those stock option awards will vest contingent upon meeting certain stock price appreciation performance goals. Option and stock awards provide for accelerated vesting if there is a change in control (as defined in the employee stock option plan).

The fair value of option awards that have market conditions are estimated on the date of grant using a Monte-Carlo Simulation valuation model.  The award’s grant date fair value is determined by taking the average of the grant date fair values under each of many Monte Carlo trials.  The key assumptions used in the simulations were as follows:

 

 

 

2017

 

 

2016

 

Weighted average risk-free interest rate

 

 

1.26

%

 

 

 

Weighted average volatility

 

 

70.26

%

 

 

 

Weighted average fair value

 

$

1.22

 

 

 

 

 

The fair value of option awards that do not have market conditions are estimated on the date of grant using a Black-Scholes option valuation model that uses the assumptions noted in the following table. Because Black-Scholes option valuation models incorporate ranges of assumptions for inputs, those ranges are disclosed. Given Paramount’s short history as a public company, expected volatilities are based on, historical volatilities from five proxy companies’ stock. Paramount uses historical data to estimate option exercise and employee termination within the valuation model; separate groups of employees that have similar historical exercise behavior are considered separately for valuation purposes. The expected term of options granted is derived from the output of the option valuation model and represents the period of time that options granted are expected to be outstanding; the range given below results from certain groups of employees exhibiting different behavior. The risk-free rate for periods within the contractual life of the option is based on the U.S. Treasury yield curve in effect at the time of grant.

 

 

 

2017

 

 

2016

 

Weighted average risk-free interest rate

 

 

1.26

%

 

 

 

Weighted-average volatility

 

 

70.26

%

 

 

 

Expected dividends

 

$

0.00

 

 

 

 

Weighted average expected term (years)

 

 

5.00

 

 

 

 

Weighted average fair value

 

$

1.23

 

 

 

 

 

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A summary of option activity under the Stock Incentive and Compensation Plan  as of March 31, 2017, and changes during the nine month period ended is presented below.

 

Options

 

Options

 

 

Weighted

Average

Exercise Price

 

 

Weighted-

Average Remaining

Contractual Term (Years)

 

 

Aggregate

Intrinsic Value

 

Outstanding at July 1, 2016

 

 

995,000

 

 

$

1.53

 

 

 

 

 

$

-

 

Granted

 

 

50,000

 

 

 

2.12

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Exercised

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forfeited or expired

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Outstanding at March 31, 2017

 

 

1,045,000

 

 

$

1.56

 

 

 

3.31

 

 

$

139,300

 

Exercisable at March 31, 2017

 

 

680,005

 

 

$

1.58

 

 

 

3.36

 

 

$

92,868

 

 

A summary of the status of Paramount’s non-vested options as of July 1, 2016 and changes during the nine month period ended March 31, 2017 is presented below.

 

Non-vested Options

 

Options

 

 

Weighted-

Average Grant-

Date Fair Value

 

Non-vested at July 1, 2016

 

 

663,330

 

 

$

1.13

 

Granted

 

 

50,000

 

 

 

1.23

 

Vested

 

 

348,335

 

 

 

1.14

 

Forfeited

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-vested at March 31, 2017

 

 

364,995

 

 

$

1.14

 

 

As of March 31, 2017, there was $60,089 of total unrecognized compensation cost related to non-vested share-based compensation arrangements granted under the employee share option plan. That cost is expected to be recognized over a weighted-average period of 0.51 years. The total fair value of share based compensation arrangements vested during the nine month period ended March 31, 2017 and 2016, was $351,236 and $nil, respectively.

 

 

 

 

 

Note 7. Mineral Properties

The Company has capitalized acquisition costs on mineral properties as follows:

 

 

 

March 31, 2017

 

 

June 30, 2016

 

Sleeper

 

$

25,674,658

 

 

$

25,674,658

 

Grassy Mountain

 

 

20,785,728

 

 

 

 

 

 

$

46,460,386

 

 

$

25,674,658

 

 

Sleeper:

Sleeper is located in Humbolt County, Nevada approximately 26 miles northwest of the town of Winnemucca.  The Sleeper Gold Mine consists of 2,322 unpatented mining claims totaling approximately 38,300 acres.

Grassy Mountain:

The Grassy Mountain Project is located in Malheur County, Oregon, approximately 22 miles south of Vale, Oregon, and roughly 70 miles west of Boise, Idaho. It consists of 418 unpatented lode claims, 3 patented lode claims, 9 mill site claims, 6 association placer claims, and various leased fee land surface and surface/mineral rights, all totaling approximately 9,300 acres.

 

During the three month period ended March 31, 2017, the Company sold non-core mining claims and recorded a gain on its statement of operations and comprehensive loss of $100,000.

 

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Note 8. Reclamation and Environmental:

The Company holds an insurance policy which is in effect until 2033 related to its Sleeper Gold Project.  The policy covers reclamation costs up to an aggregate of $25 million in the event the Company’s bond is insufficient to cover any mandated reclamation obligations.

As a part of its insurance policy, the Company has funds in a commutation account which is used to reimburse reclamation costs and indemnity claims.  The balance of the commutation account at March 31, 2017 is $2,082,619 (June 30, 2016 - $2,350,131).

Reclamation and environmental costs are based principally on legal requirements.  Management estimates costs associated with reclamation of mineral properties and properties under mine closure.  On an ongoing basis the Company evaluates its estimates and assumptions; however, actual amounts could differ from those based on estimates and assumptions.  

The asset retirement obligation at the Sleeper Gold Project has been measured using the following variables:  1) Expected costs for earthwork, re-vegetation, in-pit water treatment, on-going monitoring, labor and management, 2) Inflation adjustment, and 3) Market risk premium.  The sum of the expected costs by year is discounted using the Company’s credit adjusted risk free interest rate from the time it expects to pay the retirement obligation to the time it incurs the obligation.    The reclamation and environmental obligation recorded on the balance sheet is equal to the present value of the estimated costs.

The current undiscounted estimate of the reclamation costs for existing disturbances at the Sleeper Gold Project is $3,835,050 as required by U.S Bureau of Land Management and the Nevada Department of Environmental Protection. Assumptions used to compute the asset retirement obligations as at March 31, 2017 and June 30, 2016 for the Sleeper Gold Project included a credit adjusted risk free rate and inflation rate of 9.76% (June 30, 2016 – 9.76%) and 2.0% (June 30, 2016 – 2.0%), respectively. Expenses are expected to be incurred between the years 2017 and 2056.

Changes to the Company’s asset retirement obligations for the nine month period ended March 31, 2017 and the year ended June 30, 2016 are as follows:

 

 

 

Nine Month Period 2017

 

 

Year Ended June 30, 2016

 

Balance at beginning of period

 

$

1,402,039

 

 

$

1,294,497

 

Accretion expense

 

 

102,966

 

 

 

147,992

 

Payments

 

 

(278,293

)

 

 

(161,018

)

Change in estimate of existing obligation

 

 

 

 

 

120,568

 

Balance at end of period

 

$

1,226,712

 

 

$

1,402,039

 

 

The balance of the asset retirement obligation of $1,226,712 (June 30, 2016 -$1,402,039 ) is comprised of a current portion of $105,806 (June 30, 2016 -$384,099 ) and a non-current portion of $1,120,906 (June 30, 2016 -$1,017,940 ).

 

 

Note 9. Other Income

The Company’s other income details for the nine month period ended March 31, 2017 were as follows:

 

 

 

Nine Month Period

 

 

Nine Month Period

 

 

 

2017

 

 

2016

 

Re-imbursement of reclamation costs

 

$

278,293

 

 

$

125,222

 

Gain on disposal of fixed assets

 

 

 

 

 

500

 

Leasing of water rights to third party

 

 

5,306

 

 

 

5,202

 

Total

 

$

283,599

 

 

$

130,924

 

 

 

 

 

Note 10. Segmented Information:

 

Segmented information has been compiled based on the material mineral properties in which the Company performs exploration activities.

 

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Expenses and mineral property carrying values by material project for the nine month period ended March 31, 2017:

 

 

 

Exploration

Expenses

 

 

Land Holding

Costs

 

 

Mineral Properties

As at March 31, 2017

 

Sleeper Gold Project

 

$

440,681

 

 

$

321,578

 

 

$

25,674,658

 

Grassy Mountain Project

 

 

2,548,275

 

 

 

176,006

 

 

 

20,785,728

 

 

 

$

2,988,956

 

 

$

497,584

 

 

$

46,460,386

 

 

 

Expenses for the nine month period ended March 31, 2016 and mineral property carrying values as at June 30, 2016 by material project:

 

 

 

Exploration

Expenses

 

 

Land Holding

Costs

 

 

Mineral Properties

As at June 30,

2016

 

Sleeper Gold Project

 

$

548,113

 

 

$

296,664

 

 

$

25,674,658

 

Grassy Mountain Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

$

548,113

 

 

$

296,664

 

 

$

25,674,658

 

 

 

Note 11. Commitments and Contingencies:

 

Lease Commitments

 

During the nine month period ended March 31, 2017, the Company has office premises leases that expire at various dates until June 30, 2018.  The aggregate minimum rentals payable for these operating leases are as follows:

 

Year

 

Total Amount

 

2017

 

$

4,361

 

2018

 

$

18,400

 

 

During the nine month period ended March 31, 2017, $7,951 was recognized as rent expense in the statement of operations and comprehensive loss/income.

 

 


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Item 2. Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.

 

Certain statements in this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q (“Form 10-Q”) constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements give the Company's current expectations and forecasts of future events. All statements other than statements of current or historical fact contained in this quarterly report, including statements regarding the Company's future financial position, business strategy, budgets, projected costs and plans and objectives of management for future operations, are forward-looking statements. The words “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “plan,” and similar expressions, as they relate to the Company, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These statements are based on the Company's current plans, and the Company's actual future activities and results of operations may be materially different from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from the statements made. Any or all of the forward-looking statements in this quarterly report may turn out to be inaccurate. The Company has based these forward-looking statements largely on its current expectations and projections about future events and financial trends that it believes may affect its financial condition, results of operations, business strategy and financial needs. The forward-looking statements can be affected by inaccurate assumptions or by known or unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Factors that could cause or contribute to these differences include those discussed below and elsewhere in this Form 10-Q, and in the risk factors on Form 10-K that was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on September 16, 2016. The Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to disseminate any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement contained herein, to reflect any change in our expectations with regard thereto, or any other change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based.

Overview

We are an emerging growth company engaged in the business of acquiring, exploring and developing precious metal projects in the United States of America. Paramount owns advanced stage exploration projects in the states of Nevada and Oregon.  We enhance the value of our projects by implementing exploration and engineering programs that are likely to expand and upgrade known mineralized material to reserves.  The following discussion updates our outlook and plan of operations for the foreseeable future.  It also analyzes our financial condition and summarizes the results of our operations for the three and nine months ended March 31, 2017 and compares these results to the results of the prior year three and nine months ended March 31, 2016.

 

Operating Highlights:

As previously announced on March 14, 2016, Paramount Gold Nevada Corp. (“Paramount”) and Calico Resources Corp. (“Calico”) entered into an Arrangement Agreement (the “Agreement”) providing for the acquisition of Calico by Paramount (the “Transaction”).    On July 7, 2016, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Agreement, Calico became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Paramount.  

On July 7, 2016, Paramount and Calico completed the transaction contemplated by the Agreement, pursuant to which Calico became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Paramount.  Pursuant to the Agreement, at the effective time, each issued and outstanding share of Calico common share, no par value per share, was converted into the right to receive 0.07 of a share of common stock of Paramount, par value $0.01 per share.  No cash or other compensation was paid for fractional shares. Paramount issued approximately 7.2 million shares of Paramount common stock as consideration in the transaction.  Based on the closing price of Paramount common stock on July 6, 2016 as reported on the New York Stock Exchange MKT, the aggregate value of the consideration paid or payable to former holders of Calico’s common shares was approximately $15.2 million.

The requisite approval of the Plan of Arrangement by the Calico shareholders was obtained at annual and special meeting of the Calico shareholders held on June 29, 2016.  On July 5, 2016, a final order was entered by the Supreme Court of British Columbia in connection with the Plan of Arrangement (Vancouver Registry No. S-105075). 

In November, 2016, Paramount received approval from the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (“DOGAMI”) under Division 37 guidelines to commence its 29 hole drill program at its 100%-owned Grassy Mountain Gold Project in Eastern Oregon.  The drill program is a key component of its Pre-Feasibility Study (“PFS”) that the Company began in August.  Drilling was commenced in late November and is expected to be completed in the Company’s fourth quarter.  Paramount has reported some of the results of the drill program in the second quarter and final results are expected during the Company’s third and fourth quarters.  

On February 6, 2017, the Company entered into definitive agreements with accredited investors to issue units comprised of common stock and warrants in a private transaction (the “Offering”).  Under the terms of the Offering, Paramount agreed to sell an aggregate of 2,090,000 units at $1.75 per unit for aggregate proceeds of $3,657,500.  Each unit consists of one share of common stock and one

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warrant to purchase one-half of a share of common stock.  Each warrant has a two-year term and will be exercisable at the following exercise prices:  in the first year at $2.00 per share or in the second year at $2.25 per share.

On February 14, 2017, the Company closed the Offering and issued 2,090,000 units.

 

Outlook and Plan of Operation:

We believe that investors will gain a better understanding of our company if they understand how we measure and talk about our results.  As a non-producing company, we do not generate cash flow from our operations. We recognize the importance of managing our liquidity and capital resources.  We pay close attention to non-discretionary cash expenses and look for ways to minimize them when possible.  We ensure we have sufficient cash on hand to meet our annual land holding costs as the maintenance of mining claims and leases are essential to preserve the value of our mineral property assets.

For the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017, we have undertaken or intend to undertake the following:

Sleeper Gold Project:

The Company is expected to focus its efforts on its reclamation and claim management activities.  For these activities, the Company has budgeted approximately $690,000.

Grassy Mountain Project:

The Company commenced a NI 43-101 Pre-Feasibility Study (“PFS”) in late August 2016.  The PFS will consist of detailed analysis of all the key parameters involved in constructing and operating a mine including projected capital and operating costs, production levels and expected returns under different scenarios.   To complete the PFS, the Company has selected and engaged several consulting firms which will be responsible to provide the key data and analysis for their respective area of mining expertise.

In the Company’s second quarter, a drill program of approximately 15,000-20,000 feet commenced to achieve the following objectives for the PFS:

 

Expand, better define and increase the confidence level in the inventory of high-grade underground mineralized material;

 

Acquire material for PFS-level metallurgical testing and subsequent design of the recovery process; and

 

Obtain geotechnical data on rock quality for underground mine design and mining methodology.

Paramount plans to provide the Federal Bureau of Land Management (“BLM”) with the mine Plan of Operation, including the location of infrastructure and mine facilities within both the privately and federally owned land, in 2017. Furthermore, the Company will initiate an Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) and commence the permitting process in 2017.

The Company has budgeted approximately $4.5 million for these activities for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017.

Comparison of Operating Results for the three and nine months ended March 31, 2017 and 2016

Results of Operations

We did not earn any revenue from mining operations for the three and nine months ended March 31, 2017 and 2016. During the nine month period, we completed the acquisition of Calico and began the PFS. During the three month period ended March 31, 2017, progress with our previously announced 29 hole drill program at our Grassy Mountain Project was delayed due to the record snowfall experienced this winter in Eastern Oregon.   This delay impacted our ability to drill during the months of January and February.  We recommenced the drill program in mid-March. Other normal course of business activities included filing annual mining claim fees with the BLM, reclamation work at the Sleeper mine site and on-going reviews of its mining claims were completed.

Net Loss

Our net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2017 was $1,424,462 compared to a net loss of $1,100,601 in the previous year. The loss in the period was due to the operating expenses incurred as described below. 

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Our net loss for the nine months ended March 31, 2017 was $1,295,860 compared to a net loss of $2,637,561 in the previous year.  The loss in the nine month period was reduced by the deferred tax recovery related to the acquisition of Calico of $3,215,418 which offset the operating expenses of $4,943,431 as described below.

The Company expects to incur losses for the foreseeable future as we continue with our planned exploration programs.

Expenses

Exploration and Land Holding Costs

For the three months ended March 31, 2017, exploration expenses were $1,133,141 compared to $101,938 in the prior year.  This represents an increase of 1012% or by $1,031,203.  During the three-month period ended March 31, 2017, the Company continued with activities related to the PFS which included design engineering, water management analysis and geotechnical evaluation.  As indicated above, drilling resumed in March at Grassy Mountain with three drill rigs in order to complete the remaining 25 holes of the previously announced 29 hole drill program.  Total exploration expenses at the Grassy Mountain expenses during the three-month period were $1,035,411 .  

For the three months ended March 31, 2017, land holding costs increased by 118% or by $119,256 to $220,684 from the prior year.  The increase was attributed to the annual mining claim and lease fees associated with the Grassy Mountain Project acquired in July 2016.

For the nine months ended March 31, 2017, exploration expenses were $2,988,956 compared to $548,113 in the prior quarter.  This represents an increase of $2,440,843 or by 445%.  During the nine-month period ended March 31, 2017, the significant increase in exploration expenses are attributed to the activities at the Company’s Grassy Mountain Project in Eastern Oregon.  Expenses related to the commencement of the PFS, permitting activities at the state and federal level and drill program costs of $2,548,275 were incurred at Grassy Mountain for the nine-month period ending March 31, 2017.

For the nine months ended March 31, 2017, land holding costs increased by 68% or by $200,920 to $497,584  from the prior year.  The increase was attributed to the annual mining claim and lease fees associated with the Grassy Mountain Project acquired in the period.

Human Capital

For the three months ended March 31, 2017, salary and benefits increased by 2% or by $4,636 to $206,789 from the prior year’s three months ended March 31, 2016.   Salary and benefits is comprised of cash and stock based compensation of the Company’s executive and corporate administration teams.  The minimal increase reflects salary increases to the Company’s salaried employees offset by decreases in stock based compensation from the comparable prior year period.  Included in the salary and benefits expense amount for the three months ended March 31, 2017 and 2016 was a non-cash stock based compensation of $30,221 and $92,957, respectively.  

For the nine months ended March 31, 2017, salary and benefits increased by 1% or by $7,845 to $644,964 from the prior year’s nine months ended March 31, 2016.  Increases in salaries in the current nine-month period were offset by decreases in stock based compensation to the comparable prior year period.  Included in the salary and benefits expense amount for the nine months ended March 31, 2017 and 2016 was non-cash stock based compensation of $92,003 and $280,914, respectively.

Professional Fees and General and Administration

For the three-month period ended March 31, 2017, professional fees were $34,326 compared to $409,070 in the prior year’s comparable period.  This represents a decrease of 92% or $374,744.

For the nine-month period ended March 31, 2017, professional fees were $134,187 compared to $559,356 in the prior year’s comparable period. The represents a decrease of 76% or $425,169.

During the comparable prior year three and nine month periods, the Company was incurring additional professional fee expenses as a result of its acquisition of Calico.  

For the three-month period ended March 31, 2017, general and administration expenses decreased by 5% to $70,344 from $73,847 in the prior year comparable period.  

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For the nine-month period ended March 31, 2017, general and administration expenses increased by 40% to $338,459 from $241,801 in the prior year comparable period.  The increase reflects additional general and administration expenses assumed with the acquisition of Calico, increased compliance costs and increased travel and marketing expenses from the prior year comparable period.

Liquidity and Capital Resources

As a non-revenue generating company, Paramount funds its operations, reclamation activities and discretionary exploration programs with its cash on hand.  At March 31, 2017, we had cash and cash equivalents of $4,465,340 compared to $5,874,258 as at June 30, 2016. The main uses of cash were comprised mainly of the following material amounts:

 

 

Cash used to fund our operations which included general and administration expenses, land holding costs, exploration programs and reclamation activities of $3,962,287;

 

 

Transaction expenses, payment of acquired accounts payable and integration costs related to the acquisition of Calico of $1,002,601.

 

These uses of our cash were offset by our previously disclosed capital financing in which the Company issued 2,090,000 units for net proceeds of approximately $3.6 million.

 

At March 31, 2017, we had net working capital of $4,110,880. &