TORONTO: June 3, 2020. Galleon Gold Corp. (TSXV: GGO) (the “Company” or “Galleon Gold”) announces that it has signed an agreement (the “Agreement”) to acquire an additional interest in the Neal Development Limited Partnership (“Neal LP”). Neal LP was formed to own and operate the mineral lease comprising the Neal Gold Project, located 27 km southeast of Boise, Idaho (the “Project”). The Company and Eric Sprott are partners on the Project (see press release dated April 30, 2019). The Company is acquiring all rights and assets in the Neal LP that are currently held by a minority interest owner. Pursuant to terms of the Agreement, the Company will issue 500,000 common shares to the minority interest owner. Upon completion of the acquisition, the Company will own a 53% interest and Eric Sprott will retain a 47% interest in the Neal LP. The Company has the option to earn in an additional 27% interest in the Neal LP. The acquisition is subject to the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.
Increase of Previously Announced Private Placement to C$5 Million
The Company further announces that it is increasing the maximum size of its previously announced non-brokered private placement offering from C$4.0 million to C$5.0 million (the “Offering”) (Press Release dated April 28, 2020). The other terms of the Offering remain the same. On May 25, 2020, the Company completed an initial tranche of the Offering for gross proceeds of C$3,196,440.
The Company additionally announces that it has agreed to settle an aggregate amount of C$580,000 owing for services and expenses rendered to the Company (the “Debt Settlements”). The Debt Settlements will be settled by the issuance of 9,666,667 common shares at a deemed price of C$0.06 per share. Completion of the Debt Settlements are subject to acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange.
All the securities issued in connection with the Neal Gold Project acquisition and the Debt Settlements will be subject to a four-month and one day hold period commencing on the date of issuance.
About the Neal Gold Project
The Neal Project is located 27 kilometers southeast of Boise, Idaho and has excellent access via improved gravel and dirt roads from Interstate-84. The Project consists of five private patented mining claims covering approximately 22.4 hectares and seven unpatented lode claims covering approximately 50.2 hectares. The Project area contains three historic underground mines.
About Galleon Gold
Galleon Gold is a North American exploration and development company. Eric Sprott holds approximately 29% of the Company’s outstanding common shares and is also the Company’s partner on the Neal Gold Project in Idaho. The Company’s flagship project, the West Cache Gold Project, is located 13 km from Timmins, Ontario.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
R. David Russell
Chairman and CEO
T. (416) 644-0066
Forward Looking Statements
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