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VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb 12, 2016) - Newmarket Gold Inc. ("Newmarket Gold" or the "Company") (TSX:NMI)(OTCQX:NMKTF) today announced that on March 30, 2016 (the "Redemption Date") it intends to redeem in full all of its then outstanding convertible unsecured debentures due April 30, 2018 (the "Debentures") in accordance with the provisions of the indenture dated as of April 5, 2013, as supplemented and amended by the first supplemental indenture dated as of July 10, 2015 (together, the "Indenture"), in each case between the Corporation and Equity Financial Trust Company (the "Trustee").
The redemption price for the Debentures shall be 100% of the aggregate outstanding principal amount ("Redemption Price"), together with accrued and unpaid interest up to, but excluding, the Redemption Date. In accordance with the Indenture, the Company intends to elect to satisfy its obligation to pay the Redemption Price by issuing to Debenture holders common shares in the capital of the Company ("Common Shares") and to pay all accrued and unpaid interest up to, but excluding, the Redemption Date, in cash. The number of Common Shares delivered will be determined by dividing the Redemption Price by 95% of the then current market price (as defined in the Indenture) of the Common Shares on the Redemption Date in accordance with the terms of the Indenture. Debenture holders have the right, by giving notice to the Trustee by no later than 5:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on March 29, 2016, to elect to convert their debentures into Common Shares at the conversion price in effect on the date of conversion in accordance with the terms of the Indenture.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Douglas Forster, M.Sc., P.Geo., President & Chief Executive Officer
About Newmarket Gold Inc.
Newmarket Gold is a Canadian-listed gold mining and exploration company with three 100% owned operating mines across Australia. The Company is focused on creating substantial shareholder value by maintaining a strong foundation of quality gold production, over 200,000 ounces annually, generating operating cash flow and maintaining a large resource base as it executes a clearly defined gold asset consolidation strategy. The Company is focused on sustainable operating performance, a disciplined approach to growth, and building gold reserves and resources while maintaining the high standards that the Newmarket Gold core values represent.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward Looking Information
Certain information set forth in this news release contains "forward-looking statements", and "forward-looking information under applicable securities laws. Except for statements of historical fact, certain information contained herein constitutes forward-looking statements, which includes the Company's intentions with respect to the redemption of the Debentures and the Company's expectations about its business and operations, and are based on the Company's current internal expectations, estimates, projections, assumptions and beliefs, which may prove to be incorrect. Some of the forward-looking statements may be identified by words such as "will", "expects", "anticipates", "believes", "projects", "plans", and similar expressions. These statements are not guarantees of future performance or outcomes and undue reliance should not be placed on them. Forward-looking statements are based on the opinions and estimates of management as of the date such statements are made and they are subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements or forward-looking information. Although management of the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements or forward-looking information, 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. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and forward-looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements or forward-looking information that are included in this press release or incorporated by reference herein, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.
Newmarket Gold, Inc.
Director, Investor Relations
Newmarket Gold, Inc.
VP, Corporate Communications