AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - Nord Gold N.V. ("Nordgold" or the "Company", LSE: NORD), the internationally diversified, pure-play gold producer strategically focused on emerging markets, wishes to inform its Canadian resident shareholders that it intends to apply to the applicable securities regulatory authorities in Canada for a decision that the Company is no longer a reporting issuer in Canada.
If the decision is granted, the Company will no longer be a reporting issuer in any jurisdiction in Canada and, as a result, the Company will no longer be required to file financial statements and other continuous disclosure documents pursuant to Canadian securities laws. A decision permitting the Company to cease to be a reporting issuer in Canada will not affect the Company's listing on the London Stock Exchange (the "LSE") or its reporting obligations in the Netherlands or the United Kingdom. In this regard, Canadian resident shareholders will continue to have access to all financial statements and other continuous disclosure documents required to be filed by the Company under the laws of the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, as well as the rules of the LSE. Such documentation can be found on the Company's website at www.nordgold.com.
Nordgold (LSE: NORD) is an international pure-play emerging-markets gold producer established in 2007 and publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange. Nordgold has expanded rapidly through acquisitions and organic investment, achieving a rate of growth unmatched in the industry during that period. In 2012, Nordgold's gold production was 717 Koz. The Company operates nine mines in Russia, Kazakhstan, Burkina Faso and Guinea. Nordgold has one development project, five advanced exploration projects and a diverse portfolio of early exploration projects and licenses in CIS, West Africa and French Guiana. Nordgold employs over 10,000 workers.
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Actual performance or achievement could differ materially from that expressed in, or implied by, any forward-looking information in this press release and, accordingly, investors should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking information. Further, any forward-looking information speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made, and Nordgold does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking information to reflect information, events, results, circumstances or realities after the date on which such statement is made or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except as required by applicable Canadian securities laws.
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