Yamana Gold Announces Filing of Early Warning Report in Connection With Leagold’s Intention to Make an Offer for Brio Gold

Yamana today announced that it has filed an early warning report under National Instrument 62-103 in connection with Leagold Mining Corporation’s (“Leagold”) previously announced intention to make an offer to acquire all of the outstanding common shares (the “Brio Shares”) of Brio Gold Inc. (“Brio Gold”).

In the event Leagold makes an offer, Yamana has agreed to tender its 63,032,488 Brio Shares, representing approximately 53.6% of the total issued and outstanding Brio Shares, or vote all of its Brio Shares in favour of a negotiated plan of arrangement or other business combination between Leagold and Brio Gold pursuant to the terms of a support agreement between Yamana and Leagold.

A copy of the early warning report filed by Yamana will be available under Brio’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com or by contacting Sofia Tsakos, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary at 416-815-0220. Yamana’s head office is located at Royal Bank Plaza, North Tower, 200 Bay Street, Suite 2200, Toronto, ON, M5J 2J3 and Brio’s head office is located at 22 Adelaide Street West, Suite 2020, Toronto, ON, M5H 0A9.

About Yamana

Yamana is a Canadian-based gold producer with significant gold production, gold development stage properties, exploration properties, and land positions throughout the Americas including Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Canada.  Yamana plans to continue to build on this base through existing operating mine expansions, throughput increases, development of new mines, the advancement of its exploration properties and, at times, by targeting other gold consolidation opportunities with a primary focus in the Americas.

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Fonte: Yamana Gold