South American Gold Miner Nilam Resources Files Letter of Intent to Acquire 24,800 Bitcoin

Nilam Resources, Inc., a precious metal mining company with principal assets in Peru, has announced it is entering into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Xyberdata Ltd. to acquire 24,800 bitcoin. This agreement involves acquiring 100% of the common stock of a special purpose entity named MindWave, to be established in Mauritius, which will hold the BTC along with other assets.

JUST IN: 🇵🇪 Gold mining company Nilam Resources to acquire 24,800 #Bitcoin worth $1.76 billion.

— Bitcoin Magazine (@BitcoinMagazine) March 25, 2024

“Nilam Resources, Inc. today announced that it has entered into a Letter of Intent (LOI) with Xyberdata Ltd to acquire 100% of the common stock of a special purpose entity, to be established under the name MindWave that will hold 24,800 Bitcoin,” the announcement stated. “Nilam Resources, Inc., will issue a newly authorized Preferred Class of Series C Stock in in exchange for 24,800 Bitcoins at a discounted rate relative to current market prices.”

Pranjali More, CEO of Nilam Resources, Inc., expressed enthusiasm about the agreement, stating “The Company and team have been working diligently over the last several months to finalize all agreements and due diligence necessary to proceed to a legally binding Letter of Intent (LOI).” With Bitcoin gaining recognition as the “Gold Standard” in digital transactions, per the announcement, this transaction aims to align with Nilam Resources’ vision of driving positive change in the digital economy.

The terms of the acquisition will be outlined in definitive agreements, with MindWave expected to become a subsidiary of Nilam Resources, Inc. Shareholders of MindWave will exchange their equity interest for a new class of Preferred Shares (Class C) issued by NILA, offering conversion rights upon listing on NASDAQ or other liquidity events.

“This Letter of Intent (LOI) allows our team to work in unison with some of the best minds in Fintech,” said Mr. Nadan, Director of Xyberdata Ltd. “The Xyberdata Ltd. team has a proven track record of strategic partnerships, acquisitions and continued support innovation for the industry.”

Amidst this news, users on X have casted doubts on whether the company could afford to purchase the bitcoin it claims. Bitcoin Magazine reached out to Nilam Resources for comment, and is awaiting their response.

I removed my tweet about that gold explorer buying 24k BTC, after a commenter pointed out that it’s indeed a stunt from a dying penny stock (market cap of $5M). Perhaps it’s a harbinger of what will come, but this, indeed, is _not_ huge news.

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— Tuur Demeester (@TuurDemeester) March 25, 2024