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Sprott Inc. Announces New Chief Financial Officer

TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sprott Inc. (TSX:SII) ("Sprott" or the "Company") announced today that Kevin Hibbert has been appointed Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary of Sprott Inc. Mr. Hibbert joined the Company in 2014 as Vice-President of Finance. Mr. Hibbert has more than 14 years of experience in the financial services industry. He holds an Honours BA in Management from the University of Toronto and holds his CPA, CA designation.

"Kevin's combination of industry knowledge and financial experience will enable him to continue contributing to the success of Sprott at the senior executive level," said Peter Grosskopf, Chief Executive Officer of Sprott.

Steven Rostowsky has stepped down as Chief Financial Officer of Sprott but will continue with the Company until March 31, 2016 to assist in the transition. Mr. Grosskopf commented, "We want to express our appreciation for Steve's contributions to Sprott over the past eight years. Steve played an instrumental role in many of the successful growth initiatives of the Company, and consistently provided exceptional support and guidance to our operating and management personnel as well as to our Board of Directors. We wish Steve well in his future endeavors."

About Sprott Inc.

Sprott Inc. is a global independent asset manager dedicated to achieving superior returns for its clients over the long term. The Company operates primarily through five business units: Sprott Asset Management LP; the Global Companies; Sprott Resource Lending Corp.; Sprott Consulting LP; and Sprott Private Wealth LP. Sprott Inc. is headquartered in Toronto, Canada and is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol "SII". For more information on Sprott Inc., please visit www.sprottinc.com.

Source: Sprott Inc.

CONTACT: Investor contact information: Glen Williams Director of Communications Sprott Group Direct: 416-943-4394

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