TORONTO, June 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Gran Colombia Gold Corp. (TSX: GCM)
announced today that its Executive Co-Chairman, Serafino Iacono, has
purchased an aggregate of 1,000,000 common shares of the Company
between June 8 and June 11, 2012 at an average price CDN$0.336 per
share, on the open market. As at today's date, Mr. Iacono holds
9,681,416 shares of the Company (representing 2.53% of the issued and
outstanding shares). Mr. Iacono also purchased 100,000 units of the
Company's Silver Linked Notes (TSX: GCM.NT.U) at an average price of
US$77.00 per unit.
Mr. Iacono commented, "My latest investment in Gran Colombia reflects my
continued confidence in the Company's strategy and ability to realize
the full value of its world class projects at Segovia and Marmato."
About Gran Colombia Gold Corp.
Gran Colombia is a Canadian-based gold and silver exploration,
development and production company with its primary focus in Colombia.
Gran Colombia is currently the largest underground gold and silver
producer in Colombia with several underground mines in operation at its
Segovia and Marmato operations. In addition, Gran Colombia is advancing
a project to develop a large-scale, gold and silver mine at its Marmato
Additional information on Gran Colombia can be found on its website at
www.grancolombiagold.com and by reviewing its profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
Cautionary Statement on Forward-Looking Information:
This news release contains "forward-looking information", which may
include, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the future
financial or operating performance of the Company and its projects.
Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by
the use of words such as "plans", "expects", "is expected", "budget",
"scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates", or
"believes" or variations (including negative variations) of such words
and phrases, or state that certain actions, events or results "may",
"could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved.
Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results,
performance or achievements of Gran Colombia to be materially different
from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or
implied by the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements
contained herein are made as of the date of this press release and Gran
Colombia disclaim, other than as required by law, any obligation to
update any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new
information, results, future events, circumstances, or if management's
estimates or opinions should change, or otherwise. There can be no
assurance that forward-looking statements will prove to be accurate, as
actual results and future events could differ materially from those
anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, the reader is cautioned
not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.
SOURCE Gran Colombia Gold Corp.
For further information:
VP, Investor Relations