1911 Gold Corporation Completes Acquisition of Remaining 50% Interest in Tully Property
TORONTO, July 11, 2019 – 1911 Gold Corporation (TSXV: AUMB) (“1911 Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, 1911 Gold Canada Corporation (“1911 Gold Canada”), completed its previously announced acquisition (the “Acquisition”) of the 50% interest held by 55 North Mining Inc. (formerly SGX Resources Inc.) (“55 North”) in the Tully mining claims and mining lease located in Timmins, Ontario (the “Tully Property”), an exploration property in Ontario. As a result of the Acquisition, 1911 Gold Canada is now the 100% direct owner of the Tully Property.
Under the terms of the asset purchase agreement between 55 North and 1911 Gold Canada (then Havilah Mining Canada Ltd.) (the “Agreement”), 1911 Gold Canada acquired 55 North’s legal and beneficial right, title and interest in and to all of 55 North’s 50% interest in the Tully Property in exchange for consideration which included payment of $200,000.00 in cash for the settlement of outstanding litigation between 55 North and a former employee and the waiver of outstanding liabilities owing to the Company by 55 North in the amount of approximately $970,552.
Additionally, pursuant to the terms of the Agreement, concurrent with the closing of the Acquisition, 1911 Gold Canada acquired by way of non-brokered private placement (the “Private Placement”) 3,333,333 common shares of 55 North (the “55 North Shares”) at a price of $0.06 per 55 North Share, for total consideration of $199,999.98.
Immediately prior to the Private Placement, 1911 Gold beneficially owned and controlled 14,349,085 Common Shares, representing approximately 27.1% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares. As a result of the Private Placement, 1911 Gold beneficially owns and controls 17,682,418 Common Shares, representing approximately 31.4% of the issued and outstanding Common Shares.
1911 Gold acquired the 55 North Shares for investment purposes. In the future, 1911 Gold may, depending on market and other conditions, increase or decrease its beneficial ownership of securities of 55 North. Pursuant to the Agreement, 1911 Gold, through 1911 Gold Canada, has the right to nominate one individual to serve as a director of 55 North. 1911 Gold will be filing an early warning report under the SEDAR profile of 55 North at www.sedar.com. A copy may also be obtained by contacting Shaun Heinrichs at (604) 674-1293.
ABOUT 1911 GOLD CORPORATION
1911 Gold is a junior gold producer and explorer that owns the True North mine and mill complex and is currently reprocessing historic tailings on a seasonal basis. In addition to operating the True North mill in Bissett, Manitoba, 1911 Gold holds approximately 53,000 hectares of highly prospective land within and adjacent to the Rice Lake greenstone belt. 1911 Gold believes its land package is a prime exploration opportunity, with potential to develop a mining district centred on its True North facility. The Company also owns the Tully project near Timmins, Ontario, and intends to focus on both organic growth opportunities and accretive acquisition opportunities in North America.
1911 Gold’s True North complex and exploration land package are located within the traditional territory of the Hollow Water First Nation, signatory to Treaty No. 5 (1875). 1911 Gold looks forward to maintaining open, co-operative and respectful communication with the Hollow Water First Nation in order to build mutually beneficial working relationships.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President and CEO
For further information: Shaun Heinrichs, CPA, Chief Financial Officer, (604) 674-1293, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.1911gold.com