Continental Gold Inc. (TSX:CNL) (OTCQX:CGOOF) is pleased to announce that it has obtained a US$175 million financing package consisting of (i) US$75 million of unsecured convertible debentures being issued to certain investors, including a US$50 million Debenture from Newmont Mining Corporation, and (ii) a US$100 million gold and silver stream from Triple Flag Mining Finance Bermuda Ltd.. Proceeds from the Financing Package will be used for general and working capital purposes and toward construction, commissioning and start-up of the Company’s Buriticá Project located in Antioquia, Colombia. The Company has also agreed with RK Mine Finance to make certain amendments to its existing credit agreement in respect of the security documents in connection with the Stream.
Unsecured Convertible Debenture
Gold and Silver Stream
Maxit Capital acted as financial adviser to Continental Gold with respect to the Stream transaction.
About Triple Flag
Triple Flag Mining Finance Bermuda Ltd. primarily targets precious metal streaming and royalty investments in the mining sector, with backing by Elliott Management Corporation, an experienced global investment firm with more than US$35 billion of assets under management. Triple Flag’s focus is on being a leading sought-after long-term funding partner to mining companies throughout the commodity cycle. Triple Flag has committed nearly US$1 billion to the mining sector in less than three years.
About Newmont Mining Corporation
Newmont is a leading gold and copper producer. The Company’s operations are primarily in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold producer listed in the S&P 500 Index and was named the mining industry leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The Company is an industry leader in value creation, supported by its leading technical, environmental, social and safety performance. Newmont was founded in 1921 and has been publicly traded since 1925.
About Continental Gold
Continental Gold Inc. is an advanced-stage exploration and development company with an extensive portfolio of 100%-owned gold projects in Colombia. Formed in April 2007, the Company – led by an international management team with a successful track record of discovering and developing large high-grade gold deposits in Latin America – is focused on advancing its fully-permitted high-grade Buriticá gold project to production with first gold pour on track for early 2020.
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