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VANCOUVER, Feb. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Leagold Mining Corporation (TSX-V: LMC) ("Leagold" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has filed an amended and restated preliminary prospectus dated February 14, 2017 with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada except Quebec in connection with its proposed distribution of subscription receipts, which, subject to meeting certain conditions, will be converted at no additional consideration into common shares of the Company (the "Offering"). The amendments include an indicative Offering pricing range, a plan to consolidate Leagold's common shares on a 1 new for 5 old basis (the "Consolidation"), and several additions to the Offering syndicate group.
It is anticipated that the Offering Price will be between C$2.75 and C$3.25 per Subscription Receipt, assuming completion of the Consolidation, and that the gross proceeds to be raised under the Offering will be between C$130 million and C$200 million.
The Offering is now being underwritten by BMO Capital Markets (the "Lead Underwriter"), UBS Securities Canada Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., GMP Securities L.P. and TD Securities Inc.
About Leagold Mining Corporation
Leagold aims to build a new mid-tier gold producer with a focus on opportunities in Latin America. Leagold is based in Vancouver, Canada and is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol "LMC".
On behalf of Leagold Mining Corporation
Neil Woodyer, Chief Executive Officer
This news release contains "forward-looking statements" and "forward looking information" (as defined under applicable securities laws), including but not limited to, statements with respect to completion of the Acquisition, Leagold's plans and operating performance, including in respect of the Acquisition financing and growth potential of the Los Filos Mine, the estimation of mineral reserves and resources, the timing and amount of estimated future production, costs of future production, future capital expenditures, future financing sources, and the success of exploration activities. Generally, these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "expects", "expected", "budgeted", "forecasts" and "anticipates". Forward-looking statements and information, while based on management's best estimates and assumptions, are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to: risks related to the completion of the Acquisition, including receipt of all necessary approvals, risks related to the successful integration of acquisitions; risks related to international operations; risks related to general economic conditions and credit availability, actual results of current exploration activities, unanticipated reclamation expenses; changes in project parameters as plans continue to be refined; fluctuations in prices of metals including gold; fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, increases in market prices of mining consumables, possible variations in ore reserves, grade or recovery rates; failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes, title disputes, claims and limitations on insurance coverage and other risks of the mining industry; delays in the completion of development or construction activities, changes in national and local government regulation of mining operations, tax rules and regulations, and political and economic developments in countries in which Leagold operates. Although Leagold has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The forward-looking statements and forward looking information are made as of the date hereof and Leagold disclaims any obligation to update any such factors or to publicly announce the result of any revisions to any of the forward-looking statements or forward looking information contained herein to reflect future results. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and information. Please refer to Leagold's most recent filings under its profile at www.sedar.com for further information respecting the risks affecting Leagold and its business.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE Leagold Mining Corporation
For further information: please visit the Company website at www.leagold.com or contact: Doug Reddy, SVP Technical Services, +1-604-609-6114, [email protected]