The proceeds of the private placement will be used for exploration and general working capital purposes


Columbus closes first tranche of private placement with Sandstorm. Photo: courtesy of Adam Radosavljevic from Pixabay.

Columbus Gold Corp. (CGT: TSX, CBGDF: OTCQX) (“Columbus”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the first tranche of its previously announced private placement (see news release dated October 21, 2019), fully subscribed by Sandstorm Gold Ltd. (SSL: TSX) (“Sandstorm”), raising gross proceeds of CAD$1,250,000 through the issuance of 7,812,500 common shares of Columbus (each a “Share”) at a price of CAD$0.16 per Share and granting to Sandstorm a 0.5% net smelter returns royalty from Columbus’ ownership interest on gold production from the Maripa gold project in French Guiana, if and when Columbus earns its interest in the project, and increasing up to 1% depending on Columbus’ interest in the project. No finders’ fees have been paid in connection with this private placement.

The proceeds of the private placement will be used for exploration and general working capital purposes.

Sandstorm acquired the Shares for investment purposes.  Sandstorm may from time to time acquire additional securities of Columbus, dispose of some or all of the existing or additional securities it holds or will hold, or may continue to hold its current position.

The securities offered have not been, and will not be, registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “U.S. Securities Act”) or any U.S. state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, United States persons absent registration or any applicable exemption from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable U.S. state securities laws. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities in the United States, nor in any other jurisdiction.

Source: Company Press Release

Source: Company Press Release