Columbus Gold Corporation Announces Private Placement
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. April 26, 2010. Columbus Gold Corporation (CGT: TSX-V) (“Columbus Gold” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement of up to 9,000,000 units at a price of $0.20 per unit, for total gross proceeds of up to $1.8 million. Each unit will be comprised of one common share and one common share purchase warrant; each warrant will be exercisable for a period of 18 months, with an exercise price per warrant share of $0.30 for the first 12 months increasing to $0.35 for the final 6 months of the exercise period. Finders’ fees may be payable by the Company in connection with the private placement.
The proceeds of the private placement will be used for exploration and for working capital requirements. The private placement is subject to regulatory approvals.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,
Robert F. Giustra
President & CEO, Director
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This release contains forward-looking information and statements, as defined by law including without limitation Canadian securities laws and the “safe harbor” provisions of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 (“forward-looking statements”), respecting the Company’s private placement, use of proceeds of the private placement, and whether it will be required to pay finder’s fees in connection therewith. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including without limitation the ability to complete the private placement; ability to obtain applicable regulatory approvals for the private placement; ability to locate and dependence on places and finders; availability of qualified workers; risks associated with exploration projects; dependence on third parties for services; non-performance by contractual counterparties; title risks; and general business and economic conditions. Forward-looking statements are based on a number of assumptions that may prove to be incorrect, including without limitation assumptions about: general business and economic conditions; the ability to locate sufficient purchasers (and if applicable, finders) to complete the private placement; the ability to obtain, and the timing and receipt of, required approvals; ability to procure equipment and supplies; and ongoing relations with employees, partners and joint venturers. The foregoing list is not exhaustive and we undertake no obligation to update any of the foregoing except as required by law.