Franco-Nevada Reports Strong Full-Year 2016 Results

(in U.S. dollars unless otherwise noted)

Guidance exceeded and $110 million agreement to acquire second package of U.S. oil & gas royalties

TORONTO, March 22, 2017 /CNW/ - Franco-Nevada's CEO, David Harquail, commented: "Our diversified portfolio continues to perform very well. In 2016, we exceeded our recently increased guidance ranges for both Gold Equivalent Ounces1 ("GEOs") and oil & gas revenues. The growth in 2016 is reflecting the contribution from acquisitions we made during the recent downturn and increased activity by many of the operators on our lands. Franco-Nevada has no debt and is growing its cash balances. We continue to see investment opportunities and Franco-Nevada has just agreed to acquire, for $110 million, oil & gas royalties on the Midland portion of the Permian Basin in Texas, U.S."

2016 Q4 Financial Highlights

  • Record 129,036 GEOs delivered in the quarter, with 121,910 GEOs sold
  • $155.3 million in revenue – a 28.0% increase over Q4/2015
  • $122.2 million of Adjusted EBITDA2 or $0.69 per share
  • $4.5 million of net loss, or $0.03 per share, reflecting impairment charges of $67.4 million on the Cooke 4 stream
  • $42.9 million of Adjusted Net Income3 or $0.24 per share

2016 Full Year Financial Highlights

  • 464,383 GEOs sold – a new record and a 29.0% increase year-over-year
  • $610.2 million in revenue — a new record and a 37.6% increase year-over-year
  • $489.1 million of Adjusted EBITDA2 or $2.79 per share
  • $122.2 million of net income, or $0.70 per share
  • $164.4 million of Adjusted Net Income3 or $0.94 per share
  • $157.8 million of cash and DRIP dividends paid
  • $253.0 million in cash and cash equivalents at year end and no debt

Revenue and GEOs by Asset Categories


Q4/2016

Q4/2015



Revenue


GEOs


Revenue


GEOs



(in millions)


#


(in millions)


#

Precious Metals












Gold


$

112.8


93,775


$

88.0


79,800


Silver



21.9


18,650



18.9


17,112


PGM



8.0


7,611



7.9


7,523

Precious Metals - Total


$

142.7


120,036


$

114.8


104,435

Other Minerals



2.2


1,874



2.1


1,877

Oil & Gas



10.4




4.4




$

155.3


121,910


$

121.3


106,312

 

For Q4/2016, revenue was sourced 91.9% from precious metals (72.6% gold, 14.1% silver and 5.2% PGM) and 87.2% from the Americas (18.5% U.S., 22.3% Canada and 46.4% Latin America).  Operating costs and expenses decreased slightly year-over-year, reflecting a realized gain of $14.1 million on the partial buy back of the Kirkland Lake NSR. Oil & gas revenue increased 136%, reflecting both higher prices and production levels year-over-year.  Cash provided by operating activities was $121.9 million, an increase of 43.5% compared to Q4/2015.

Corporate Updates

  • Credit Facilities: On March 22, 2017, Franco-Nevada extended the term of its existing $1 billion credit facility from November 12, 2020 to March 22, 2022.  In addition, on March 20, 2017, Franco-Nevada's subsidiary, Franco-Nevada (Barbados) Corporation, entered into an unsecured revolving credit facility which provides for the availability of up to $100 million in borrowings.
  • Midland oil & gas royalties: On March 13, 2017, Franco-Nevada agreed to purchase a portfolio of oil & gas royalties in the Midland shale play of the Permian Basin of Texas for $110 million. Closing is expected in the second quarter of 2017.
  • STACK oil & gas royalties: On December 19, 2016, Franco-Nevada acquired a $100 million portfolio of oil & gas royalty rights in the Sooner Trend, Anadarko Basin, Canadian and Kingfisher counties ("STACK") play in Oklahoma's Anadarko basin.
  • Kirkland Lake royalty buy back: In October 2016, Kirkland Lake Gold exercised its option to buy back 1% of an overlying 2.5% net smelter return royalty for aggregate cash consideration of $30.3 million. Franco-Nevada recorded a gain on disposal of $14.1 million.
  • Cooke 4 stream impairment: In October 2016, Sibanye Gold Limited announced that it had ceased production at the Cooke 4 mine. Franco-Nevada recorded an impairment charge of $67.4 million.
  • Antapaccay stream: On February 26, 2016, Franco-Nevada acquired a $500 million precious metals stream from Glencore plc with reference to production from the Antapaccay mine located in Peru.
  • Equity financing: On February 19, 2016, Franco-Nevada completed a bought deal financing with a syndicate of underwriters for 19.2 million common shares at $47.85 per common share. Net proceeds were $884.3 million.

2017 Guidance

In 2017, Franco-Nevada expects attributable royalty and stream production to total 470,000 to 500,000 GEOs from its mineral assets and revenue of $35 million to $45 million from its oil & gas assets. Of the royalty and stream production, 335,000 to 345,000 GEOs are expected from Franco-Nevada's various stream agreements. For 2017 guidance, silver, platinum and palladium metals have been converted to GEOs using assumed commodity prices of $1,200/oz Au, $17.50/oz Ag, $950/oz Pt and $750/oz Pd. The WTI oil price is assumed to average $50 per barrel with a $3.50 per barrel price differential between the Edmonton Light and realized prices for Canadian oil. The Company estimates depletion expense of $265 million to $295 million. 2017 guidance and 2021 outlook below is based on assumptions including the forecasted state of operations from our assets based on the public statements and other disclosures by the third-party owners and operators of the underlying properties (subject to our assessment thereof).

2021 Outlook

Our outlook to 2021 further assumes that the Cobre Panama project will be ramping up production in 2019. At the same time, scheduled fixed ounce payments from Midas/Fire Creek, Karma and Sabodala are expected to step down to longer term royalty or stream payments. Using the same commodity price assumptions as were used for our 2017 guidance (see above) and assuming no other acquisitions, Franco-Nevada expects its existing portfolio to generate between 515,000 to 540,000 GEOs by 2021. Oil & gas revenues at the same $50 per barrel WTI oil price assumption are expected to range between $55 million and $65 million.

Q4/2016 Portfolio Updates

  • Precious Metals — U.S.:  GEOs from U.S. precious metals assets increased by 14.5% year-over-year with decreases from Goldstrike being more than offset by payments received from the South Arturo mine.  GEOs received from the U.S. precious metal assets were 22,971 GEOs.
    • South Arturo (4-9% royalty) – This project, operated by Barrick and Premier Gold, poured its first gold in August. Q4/2016 payments represented 8,808 GEOs.  The partners are looking at a second open pit (Dee) on the property and are advancing permitting for the El Nino underground opportunity below the current pit.  
    • Goldstrike (2-4% royalty & 2.4-6% NPI) – Barrick is unitizing Goldstrike in an effort to reduce AISC by $100 per ounce which would benefit the profit royalty. 
    • Bald Mountain (0.875-5% royalty) – Kinross reported that it has doubled reserves at this project to 2.1 million gold ounces.
    • Stillwater (5% royalty) – Stillwater Mining now anticipates that the Blitz project will add between 270,000 and 330,000 PGM ounces of incremental production annually when fully ramped up by 2021-2022.

  • Precious Metals — Canada:   GEOs from Canadian precious metals assets increased by approximately 8.6% to 20,849 GEOs compared with Q4/2015.
    • Hemlo (3% royalty & 50% NPI) – The main contributor to the increase in Canadian GEOs was the Hemlo NPI.  Barrick has increased reserves at Hemlo including the Interlake and C-Zone Deep zones to which the royalties apply.
    • Hardrock (3% royalty) – Centerra Mining and Premier Gold presented a feasibility for a 14.5 year project with production averaging 300,000 gold ounces per year. A draft EA has been submitted. 
    • Detour (2% royalty) – Detour Gold has had challenges in getting approvals for its West Detour pit and is expected to provide an alternative mine plan.
    • Holloway (sliding scale royalty) – In Q4, Kirkland Lake Gold announced its intention to put Holloway on care and maintenance.  The Holloway royalty property encompasses the Holt mine property on which Franco-Nevada also receives royalties.  Mining at Holt is expected to extend onto the Holloway property in the near term. At December 31, 2016, Franco-Nevada has recovered its initial investment in the Holloway mine.
    • Brucejack (1.2% royalty) – Pretium Resources expects to begin commissioning of the underground mine in mid-2017.
    • Timmins West (2.25% royalty) – Tahoe Resources expects to provide a reserve estimate for the Gap 144 zone in Q3/2017.

  • Precious Metals — Latin America:  GEOs from Latin American precious metals assets represented the largest year-over-year increase due to the addition of the Antapaccay stream.  Precious metal GEOs earned from Latin America were 60,808 GEOs, an increase of 26.0% year-over-year.
    • Antapaccay (gold and silver stream) – Antapaccay delivered 22,927 GEOs in Q4/2016, for a total of 73,612 GEOs in 2016.
    • Antamina (22.5% silver stream) – Antamina delivered 10,619 GEOs during the quarter compared to 13,021 GEOs in Q4/2015, reflecting adjustments for final settlements of provisionally priced sales. For the full year 2016, Antamina delivered 60,273 GEOs.
    • Candelaria (gold and silver stream) – Candelaria earned 19,698 GEOs, compared to 21,846 GEOs in the prior year quarter, as expected according to its mine plan. Since acquisition, contained copper and gold in the reserves have increased by approximately 50% when mined depletion is included and the production profile has significantly improved.  
    • Guadalupe (50% gold stream) – The 400,000 minimum ounce Palmarejo obligation was paid and fully met by Coeur Mining in Q3.  That resulted in the original Palmarejo gold stream being terminated and the new Guadalupe stream commencing. During Q4, Franco-Nevada received 7,058 GEOs under the new Guadalupe agreement.
    • Cobre Panama (gold and silver stream) – During the quarter, Franco-Nevada contributed $46.6 million of its share of construction capital for the Cobre Panama project.  Franco-Nevada at quarter end has contributed $462.2 million of its total $1 billion commitment for the construction of Cobre Panama.  First Quantum reported that the project was 46% complete as of year end and that initial production in expected in late 2018 with ramping up through 2019.  Franco-Nevada expects to contribute between $200-$220 million to the project in 2017. 

  • Precious Metals — Rest of World:  GEOs from Rest of World precious metals assets were 15,408 GEOs during the quarter, a  9.0% decrease year-over-year. This reflected lower production at MWS and that a portion of ounces delivered from Karma and Sabodala had not been sold as at quarter end.
    • Karma (fixed gold deliveries and stream) – 3,750 GEOs were delivered in the quarter of which 2,500 were sold in Q4/2016.
    • Sabodala (fixed gold deliveries and stream) – 5,625 GEOs were delivered in the quarter, of which 3,750 were sold in Q4/2016. Teranga Gold won the PDAC award for Environmental & Social Responsibility for its work around the Sabodala mine.
    • Edikan (1.5% royalty) – Perseus Mining completed an upgrade to the plant in October 2016 and is now reporting improved operating performance.
    • Sissingué (0.5% royalty) – Perseus Mining reports that this project has been in full scale development since July 2016 and expects first production in the March 2018 quarter.  Perseus has also secured financing of $40 million to complete the development of the project.
    • Cerro Morro (2% royalty) – Yamana is targeting a Q2/2018 start-up.
    • Tasiast (2% royalty) Kinross continues to advance development of the Tasiast Phase One expansion and expects to provide a feasibility for a possible Phase Two expansion in Q3/2017.
    • Subika (2% royalty) – Newmont Mining is expected to make a decision in the first half of 2017 regarding the underground development of Subika and expanding the Ahafo mill.
    • Agi Dagi (2% royalty) – Alamos Gold has tabled a positive feasibility for the project projecting annual production of 177,600 ounces of gold over 5 years.  A positive PEA was also completed for the neighboring Camyurt project on which Franco-Nevada also holds a royalty

  • Oil & Gas:  Revenue from oil & gas assets increased to $10.4 million in Q4/2016 compared to $4.4 million in Q4/2015, reflecting both higher prices and production levels year-over-year.

  • Acquisition of U.S. Oil & Gas Royalties – Midland Basin: On March 13, 2017, Franco-Nevada, through its wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary, agreed to purchase a package of royalty rights in the Midland Basin of West Texas for a price of $110 million. The Midland Basin forms the eastern portion of the broader Permian Basin and represents one of the most active and profitable oil plays in North America.  The royalties consist of approximately 97% mineral title rights, along with some GORRs, which apply to approximately 908 acres (net after royalties) that, with pooling, provides exposure to an estimated gross acreage of 675,000 acres (a significant portion of the overall Midland Basin) at an estimated average royalty rate of 0.14%.  The royalties are subject to a diverse operator base, which is anchored by Pioneer Natural Resources.  Royalty revenue is expected to grow in future years as horizontal drilling activity in the area continues to ramp up. The transaction is expected to close in the second quarter of 2017.

Shareholder Information and 2017 Asset Handbook

The complete Consolidated Annual Financial Statements and Management's Discussion and Analysis can be found today on Franco‑Nevada's website at www.franco-nevada.com, on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on EDGAR at www.sec.gov.

Management will host a conference call tomorrow, Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time to review Franco‑Nevada's 2016 results, as well as discuss the 2017 and five-year outlook. In addition, Franco-Nevada will be releasing its 2017 Asset Handbook with updated disclosures on our assets and the number of gold ounces and royalty equivalent units associated with each asset.

Interested investors are invited to participate as follows:

  • Via Conference Call: Toll-Free: (888) 231-8191; International: (647) 427-7450
  • Conference Call Replay until March 30: Toll-Free (855) 859-2056; Toronto (416) 849-0833; Pass code 66380664
  • Webcast: A live audio webcast will be accessible at www.franco-nevada.com

    Corporate Summary

    Franco-Nevada Corporation is the leading gold-focused royalty and stream company with the largest and most diversified portfolio of cash-flow producing assets.  Its business model provides investors with gold price and exploration optionality while limiting exposure to many of the risks of operating companies.  Franco-Nevada is debt free and uses its free cash flow to expand its portfolio and pay dividends.  It trades under the symbol FNV on both the Toronto and New York stock exchanges.  Franco-Nevada is the gold investment that works.

    For more information, please go to our website at www.franco-nevada.com or contact:

    Stefan Axell    




    Sandip Rana

    Director, Corporate Affairs




    Chief Financial Officer

    (416) 306-6328




    (416) 306-6303

    info@franco-nevada.com





    Forward Looking Statements

    This press release contains "forward looking information" and "forward looking statements" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws and the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, respectively, which may include, but are not limited to, statements with respect to future events or future performance, management's expectations regarding Franco-Nevada's growth, results of operations, estimated future revenues, carrying value of assets, future dividends and requirements for additional capital, mineral reserve and mineral resource estimates, production estimates, production costs and revenue, future demand for and prices of commodities, expected mining sequences, business prospects and opportunities. In addition, statements (including data in tables) relating to reserves and resources and gold equivalent ounces ("GEOs") are forward looking statements, as they involve implied assessment, based on certain estimates and assumptions, and no assurance can be given that the estimates and assumptions are accurate and that such reserves and resources and GEOs will be realized. Such forward looking statements reflect management's current beliefs and are based on information currently available to management. Often, but not always, forward looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "expects", "is expected", "budgets", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "predicts", "projects", "intends", "targets", "aims", "anticipates" or "believes" or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases or may be identified by statements to the effect that certain actions "may", "could", "should", "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 Franco-Nevada to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward looking statements. A number of factors could cause actual events or results to differ materially from any forward looking statement, including, without limitation: fluctuations in the prices of the primary commodities that drive royalty and stream revenue (gold, platinum group metals, copper, nickel, uranium, silver, iron-ore and oil and gas); fluctuations in the value of the Canadian and Australian dollar, Mexican peso, and any other currency in which revenue is generated, relative to the U.S. dollar; changes in national and local government legislation, including permitting and licensing regimes and taxation policies and the enforcement thereof; regulatory,  political or economic developments in any of the countries where properties in which Franco-Nevada holds a royalty, stream or other interest are located or through which they are held; risks related to the operators of the properties in which Franco-Nevada holds a royalty, stream or other interest, including changes in the ownership and control of such operators; influence of macroeconomic developments; business opportunities that become available to, or are pursued by Franco-Nevada; reduced access to debt and equity capital; litigation; title, permit or license disputes related to interests on any of the properties in which Franco-Nevada holds a royalty, stream or other interest; whether or not the Corporation is determined to have "passive foreign investment company" ("PFIC") status as defined in Section 1297 of the United States Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended; potential changes in Canadian tax treatment of offshore streams; excessive cost escalation as well as development, permitting, infrastructure, operating or technical difficulties on any of the properties in which Franco-Nevada holds a royalty, stream or other interest; actual mineral content may differ from the reserves and resources contained in technical reports; rate and timing of production differences from resource estimates, other technical reports and mine plans; risks and hazards associated with the business of development and mining on any of the properties in which Franco-Nevada holds a royalty, stream or other interest, including, but not limited to unusual or unexpected geological and metallurgical conditions, slope failures or cave-ins, flooding and other natural disasters, terrorism, civil unrest or an outbreak of contagious diseases; and the integration of acquired assets. The forward looking statements contained in this press release are based upon assumptions management believes to be reasonable, including, without limitation: the ongoing operation of the properties in which Franco-Nevada holds a royalty, stream or other interest by the owners or operators of such properties in a manner consistent with past practice; the accuracy of public statements and disclosures made by the owners or operators of such underlying properties; no material adverse change in the market price of the commodities that underlie the asset portfolio; the Corporation's ongoing income and assets relating to determination of its PFIC status; no material changes to existing tax treatment; no adverse development in respect of any significant property in which Franco-Nevada holds a royalty, stream or other interest; the accuracy of publicly disclosed expectations for the development of underlying properties that are not yet in production; integration of acquired assets; and the absence of any other factors that could cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. However, 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. Investors are cautioned that forward looking statements are not guarantees of future performance. Franco-Nevada cannot assure investors that actual results will be consistent with these forward looking statements and investors should not place undue reliance on forward looking statements due to the inherent uncertainty therein. For additional information with respect to risks, uncertainties and assumptions, please refer to the "Risk Factors" section of Franco-Nevada's most recent Annual Information Form filed with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities on www.sedar.com and Franco-Nevada's most recent Annual Report filed on Form 40-F filed with the SEC on www.sec.gov. The forward looking statements herein are made as of the date of this press release only and Franco-Nevada does not assume any obligation to update or revise them to reflect new information, estimates or opinions, future events or results or otherwise, except as required by applicable law.

    NON-IFRS MEASURES:  Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted EBITDA are intended to provide additional information only and do not have any standardized meaning prescribed under IFRS and should not be considered in isolation or as a substitute for measures of performance prepared in accordance with IFRS.  These measures are not necessarily indicative of operating profit or cash flow from operations as determined under IFRS.  Other companies may calculate these measures differently. For a reconciliation of these measures to various IFRS measures, please see below or the Company's current MD&A disclosure found on the Company's website, on SEDAR and on EDGAR. Comparative information has been recalculated to conform to current presentation.

    1. GEOs include our gold, silver, platinum, palladium and other mineral assets. GEOs are estimated on a gross basis for NSR royalties and, in the case of stream ounces, before the payment of the per ounce contractual price paid by the Company. For NPI royalties, GEOs are calculated taking into account the NPI economics. Platinum, palladium, silver and other minerals are converted to GEOs by dividing associated revenue, which includes settlement adjustments, by the relevant gold price. The gold price used in the computation of GEOs earned from a particular asset varies depending on the royalty or stream agreement, which may make reference to the market price realized by the operator, or the average for the month, quarter, or year in which the mineral was produced or sold. For Q4/2016, the average commodity prices were as follows: $1,218 gold (2015 - $1,104), $17.18 silver (2015 - $14.76), $944 platinum (2015 - $908) and $684 palladium (2015 - $606).

    2. Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted EBITDA per share are non-IFRS financial measures, which exclude the following from net income and EPS: income tax expense/recovery; finance expenses; finance income; depletion and depreciation; non-cash costs of sales; impairment charges related to royalty, stream and working interests and investments; gains/losses on sale of royalty interests; gains/losses on investments; and foreign exchange gains/losses and other income/expenses.

    3. Adjusted Net Income and Adjusted Net Income per share are non-IFRS financial measures, which exclude the following from net income and earnings per share ("EPS"): foreign exchange gains/losses and other income/expenses; impairment charges related to royalty, stream and working interests and investments; gains/losses on sale of royalty interests; gains/losses on investments; unusual non-recurring items;  and the impact of income taxes on these items.

    Reconciliation to IFRS measures:


    Three months ended

    Year ended


    December 31, 

    December 31,

    (expressed in millions, except per share amounts)

    2016

    2015

    2016

    2015

    Net Income (Loss)

    $

    (4.5)

    $

    (31.4)

    $

    122.2

    $

    24.6


    Income tax expense (recovery)


    13.4


    (4.9)


    45.7


    23.9


    Finance expenses


    0.8


    1.4


    3.6


    2.9


    Finance income


    (0.9)


    (2.1)


    (3.5)


    (5.3)


    Depletion and depreciation


    67.2


    65.8


    273.8


    216.3


    Non-cash costs of sales


    1.2


    1.7


    6.5


    6.6


    Impairment charges


    67.5


    62.8


    67.5


    62.9


    Impairment of investments



    0.1



    2.0


    Gain on sale of royalty interest


    (14.1)



    (14.1)



    Gain on investments


    (7.9)



    (12.4)


    (0.9)


    Foreign exchange (gains)/losses and other (income)/expenses


    (0.5)


    0.8


    (0.2)


    4.1

    Adjusted EBITDA

    $

    122.2

    $

    94.2

    $

    489.1

    $

    337.1


    Basic Weighted Average Shares Outstanding


    178.3


    156.8


    175.2


    156.9

    Adjusted EBITDA per share

    $

    0.69

    $

    0.60

    $

    2.79

    $

    2.16

     


    Three months ended

    Year ended


    December 31, 

    December 31,

    (expressed in millions, except per share amounts)

    2016

    2015

    2016

    2015

    Net Income (Loss)

    $

    (4.5)

    $

    (31.4)

    $

    122.2

    $

    24.6


    Foreign exchange (gains)/losses and other (income)/expenses


    (0.5)


    0.8


    (0.2)


    4.0


    Impairment charges


    67.5


    62.8


    67.5


    62.9


    Impairment of investments



    0.1



    2.0


    Gain on sale of royalty interest


    (14.1)



    (14.1)



    Gain on investments


    (7.9)



    (12.4)


    (0.9)


    Tax effect of adjustments


    4.3


    (11.9)


    4.7


    (9.6)


    Other tax related adjustments:











    Indexation adjustment




    0.1


    (0.4)



    Valuation allowance


    (2.5)



    (4.4)


    0.9



    Impact of change in depreciation rate



    4.0



    4.0



    Impact of tax increases


    0.6


    (0.7)


    1.0


    1.4

    Adjusted Net Income

    $

    42.9

    $

    23.7

    $

    164.4

    $

    88.9

    Basic Weighted Average Shares Outstanding


    178.3


    156.8


    175.2


    156.9

    Adjusted Net Income per share

    $

    0.24

    $

    0.15

    $

    0.94

    $

    0.57

     

    FRANCO-NEVADA CORPORATION
    CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF FINANCIAL POSITION
    (in millions of U.S. dollars)


    December 31, 2016

    December 31, 2015






    ASSETS





    Cash and cash equivalents (Note 5)

    $

    253.0

    $

    149.2

    Short-term investments (Note 6)



    18.8

    Receivables


    71.1


    65.1

    Prepaid expenses and other (Note 7)


    37.1


    41.6


    Current assets


    361.2


    274.7






    Royalty, stream and working interests, net (Note 8)


    3,668.3


    3,257.5

    Investments (Note 6)


    147.4


    94.8

    Deferred income tax assets (Note 17)


    21.3


    16.1

    Other assets (Note 9)


    23.4


    31.2


    Total assets

    $

    4,221.6

    $

    3,674.3






    LIABILITIES





    Accounts payable and accrued liabilities (Note 10)

    $

    21.0

    $

    18.0

    Current income tax liabilities (Note 17)


    16.6


    2.8


    Current liabilities


    37.6


    20.8






    Debt (Note 13)



    457.3

    Deferred income tax liabilities (Note 17)


    37.5


    33.2


    Total liabilities


    75.1


    511.3






    SHAREHOLDERS' EQUITY (Note 18)





    Common shares


    4,666.2


    3,709.0

    Contributed surplus


    41.6


    44.3

    Deficit


    (336.8)


    (302.2)

    Accumulated other comprehensive loss


    (224.5)


    (288.1)


    Total shareholders' equity


    4,146.5


    3,163.0







    Total liabilities and shareholders' equity

    $

    4,221.6

    $

    3,674.3






    Commitments (Note 20)





    Subsequent events (Notes 13 & 22)





     

    The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements and can be found in our 2016 Annual Report available on our website

     

    FRANCO-NEVADA CORPORATION
    CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME AND COMPREHENSIVE INCOME (LOSS)
    (in millions of U.S. dollars, except per share amounts)


    2016

    2015






    Revenue (Note 14)

    $

    610.2

    $

    443.6






    Cost of sales







    Costs of sales (Note 15)


    105.8


    93.1



    Depletion and depreciation (Note 8)


    273.8


    216.3

    Total cost of sales


    379.6


    309.4







    Gross profit


    230.6


    134.2






    Other operating expenses (income)







    Corporate administration (Notes 16 & 18)


    20.7


    15.1



    Business development (Note 16)


    3.4


    2.7



    Impairment charges (Note 8(b))


    67.5


    62.9



    Gain on sale of royalty interest (Note 8(c))


    (14.1)




    (Gain) loss on sale of gold bullion (Note 2(b))


    (2.3)


    2.2

    Total other operating expenses (income)


    75.2


    82.9







    Operating income


    155.4


    51.3








    Foreign exchange gain (loss) and other income (expenses) (Notes 2(b) & 6)


    0.2


    (4.1)



    Realized gain on investments


    12.4


    0.9



    Impairment of investments



    (2.0)

    Income before finance items and income taxes


    168.0


    46.1






    Finance items







    Finance income


    3.5


    5.3



    Finance expenses (Note 13)


    (3.6)


    (2.9)

    Net income before income taxes


    167.9


    48.5






    Income tax expense (Note 17)


    45.7


    23.9






    Net income

    $

    122.2

    $

    24.6






    Other comprehensive income (loss):





    Items that may be reclassified subsequently to profit and loss:












    Unrealized gain (loss) in the market value of available-for-sale investments, net of income tax expense of $5.3 (2015 - income tax recovery of $1.6) (Note 17)


    52.9


    (27.0)



    Realized change in market value of available-for-sale investments, net of income tax expense of $1.6 (2015 - income tax recovery of $nil) (Note 6)


    (10.6)


    1.1



    Currency translation adjustment


    21.3


    (163.4)



    Other comprehensive income (loss)


    63.6


    (189.3)






    Total comprehensive income (loss)

    $

    185.8

    $

    (164.7)






    Basic earnings per share (Note 19)

    $

    0.70

    $

    0.16

    Diluted earnings per share (Note 19)

    $

    0.69

    $

    0.16

     

    The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements and can be found in our 2016 Annual Report available on our website

    FRANCO-NEVADA CORPORATION
    CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
    (in millions of U.S. dollars)


    2016

    2015

    Cash flows from operating activities





    Net income

    $

    122.2

    $

    24.6

    Adjustments to reconcile net income to net cash provided by operating activities:






    Depletion and depreciation


    273.8


    216.3


    Non-cash costs of sales


    6.5


    6.6


    Share-based payments


    5.0


    4.5


    Impairment charges (Note 8)


    67.5


    62.9


    Gain on sale of royalty interest


    (14.1)



    Unrealized foreign exchange loss


    0.5


    3.7


    Mark-to-market on warrants


    (0.4)


    0.5


    Gain on investments


    (12.4)


    (0.9)


    Impairment of investments



    2.0


    Deferred income tax expense


    3.5


    (2.2)


    Other non-cash items


    (1.2)


    (0.8)


    Acquisition of gold bullion (Note 2(b))


    (53.5)


    (66.6)

    Proceeds from sale of gold bullion (Note 2(b))


    67.3


    60.8

    Operating cash flows before changes in non-cash working capital


    464.7


    311.4


    Changes in non-cash working capital:







    (Increase) decrease in receivables                                          


    (6.0)


    7.0



    Increase in prepaid expenses and other


    (4.5)


    (3.8)



    Increase (decrease) in current liabilities


    16.8


    (0.3)

    Net cash provided by operating activities (Note 2(b))


    471.0


    314.3






    Cash flows from investing activities






    Proceeds from sale of investments


    28.6


    25.6


    Proceeds from sale of royalty interest


    30.3



    Acquisition of investments


    (1.6)


    (111.3)


    Acquisition of royalty, stream and working interests


    (744.8)


    (1,016.8)


    Acquisition of oil & gas well equipment


    (2.1)


    (3.6)


    Acquisition of property and equipment


    (0.2)


    Net cash used in investing activities (Note 2(b))


    (689.8)


    (1,106.1)






    Cash flows from financing activities






    Net proceeds from issuance of common shares


    883.5



    Proceeds from draw of Credit Facility



    480.0


    Repayment of Credit Facility


    (460.0)


    (20.0)


    Credit facility amendment costs



    (2.3)


    Payment of dividends


    (118.1)


    (94.1)


    Proceeds from exercise of stock options


    16.3


    10.5

    Net cash provided by financing activities


    321.7


    374.1

    Effect of exchange rate changes on cash and cash equivalents


    0.9


    (25.6)

    Net change in cash and cash equivalents


    103.8


    (443.3)

    Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of year


    149.2


    592.5

    Cash and cash equivalents at end of year

    $

    253.0

    $

    149.2






    Supplemental cash flow information:





    Cash paid for interest expense and loan standby fees

    $

    3.0

    $

    3.0

    Income taxes paid

    $

    30.7

    $

    27.8

     

    The accompanying notes are an integral part of these consolidated financial statements and can be found in our 2016 Annual Report available on our website

    SOURCE Franco-Nevada Corporation

    For further information: For more information, please go to our website at www.franco-nevada.com or contact: Stefan Axell, Director, Corporate Affairs, (416) 306-6328, info@franco-nevada.com; Sandip Rana, Chief Financial Officer, (416) 306-6303

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