Toronto, Ontario – May 20, 2015 – Scorpio Mining Corporation (TSX: SPM)(OTCQX: SMNPF) (the “Company”) is pleased to report that shareholders voted in favour of all items of business at its annual and special meeting of shareholders held on May 19, 2015 (the “Meeting”) including an amendment to its articles to effect a name change to Americas Silver Corporation. The name change is designed to eliminate confusion and better align the Company’s name to its current identity as it focuses efforts on silver production in the Americas. The common shares of the Company will begin trading under the new name on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”), upon acceptance by the TSX, which is expected within the next 3-5 business days. The Company will continue to trade under the symbol “SPM” on the TSX and “SMNPF” on the OTCQX until further notice. The Company’s website has changed from www.scorpiomining.com to www.americassilvercorp.com.