Toronto, ON / TheNewswire / December 31, 2018 - Savary Gold Corp. (TSX-V: SCA) has closed a $2 Million private placement financing pursuant to which it has issued 40,000,000 units at a price of $0.05 per unit ("Unit"). Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Company and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.05 per common share until December 31, 2021 (the "Offering")
The proceeds from the financing will be used to fund an exploration program on the Karankasso project, Hounde belt, Burkina Faso and for general corporate purposes. The common shares and the common shares issuable upon the exercise of the Warrants are subject to statutory resale restrictions which will expire on May 1st, 2019. Closing of the Offering remains subject to the receipt of all regulatory approvals, including final approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.
As a result of the offering, SEMAFO Inc. will maintain its current 15.5% interest in the Company on a non-diluted basis.
Q4, 2018 Exploration Program
On December 17, 2018, Savary completed an exploration program consisting of 68 drill holes totaling 5,265.5 metres. In detail, 12 core holes totalling 1,707.5 metres, 15 reverse circulation holes totalling 1,553 metres and 40 air core holes totalling 2,005 metres, were completed. All of the samples have been sent to the lab for analysis. The goals of this short program were to expand resources, follow-up on new gold-bearing zones, test higher priority gold-in-auger anomalies and to continue to de-risk the project through the collection of a more complete suite of metallurgical samples of the principle zones. Assay results are expected in early 2019.
About Savary Gold
Savary is a Canadian exploration company focused on exploring and developing (its ~74.6% owned) Karankasso Gold Project in Burkina Faso. The Project is located within the Hounde Greenstone Belt, which hosts Semafo's Mana mine, Roxgold's Yaramoko Mine and Endeavor's Hounde Mine. The Project contains an Inferred mineral resource estimate* of 12.3 million tonnes (Mt) grading 2.03 g/t gold for 805,000 ounces. For additional information please visit our website at www.savarygold.com.
Don Dudek, P.Geo., President and CEO of the Company and a qualified person under National Instrument 43-101, has reviewed and approved the scientific and technical information in this press release.
* Open pit constrained and underground Mineral resource estimate presented in Savary news release dated November 2, 2017
SAVARY GOLD CORP.
On behalf of the Board
President & Chief Executive Officer
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