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August 17th, 2018 – Altamira Gold Corp. (TSXV: ALTA) (FSE: T6UP) (USA: EQTRF), (“Altamira” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed the first of two tranches of the non-brokered private placement announced on August 13, 2018. The Company also announces that the placement has been oversubscribed and it will increase the amount to be raised to $900,000 through the issuance of 9,000,000 units in total, on the same terms and conditions as previously announced.
The Company has issued 6,060,000 units (“Units”) at a price of $0.10 per Unit (the “Issue Price”) for gross proceeds of $606,000. A second tranche 2,940,000 Units is expected to close on or around August 25, 2018.
Each Unit is comprised of one common share and one non-transferable share purchase warrant exercisable at $0.20 per warrant share for a period of five years from the issue date.
All the securities will be subject to a four-month hold period from the date of closing. Altamira intends to use the net proceeds for its exploration program on the Company’s mineral properties in Brazil, and for general working capital purposes.
Insiders subscribed for 2,060,000 units of for proceeds of $206,000. Each insider’s subscription will be considered to be a related party transaction within the meaning of TSX Venture Exchange Policy 5.9 and Multilateral Instrument 61-101 (“MI 61-101”). The Company intends to rely on an exemption available from the formal valuation requirements under Section 5.5(a) of MI 61-101 and an exemption available from minority approval requirements under Section 5.7(a) of MI 61-101 on the basis that the fair market value of the transactions with the insiders do not exceed 25% of the Company’s market capitalization.
About Altamira Gold Corp.
The Company is focused on the exploration and development of gold deposits within western central Brazil. The Company holds 12 projects comprising approximately 200,000 hectares, within the prolific Juruena gold belt which historically produced an estimated 7 to 10Moz of placer gold. The Company’s advanced Cajueiro project has an NI 43-101 resources of 8.64Mt @ 0.78 g/t Au (for 214,000oz) in the Indicated Resource category and 9.53Mt @ 0.66 g/t Au (for 204,000oz) in the Inferred Resource category and an additional 1.37Mt @ 1.61 g/t Au in oxides (for 79,000oz in saprolite) in the Inferred Resource category (Gustavson Associates, 2016).
On Behalf of the Board of Directors,
ALTAMIRA GOLD CORP.
President & CEO
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Statements in this document which are not purely historical are forward-looking statements, including any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions regarding the future. It is important to note that actual outcomes and the Company’s actual results could differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements. Except as required by law, we do not undertake to update these forward-looking statements.