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Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 18, 2016. Columbus Gold Corp. (CGT: TSX, CBGDF: OTCQX) (“Columbus”) is pleased to report that on August 17, 2016 it sold to institutional investors for net proceeds of $1,338,000, the 2,230,000 common shares of Columbus it acquired pursuant to a lawsuit settlement agreement with a former shareholder of the company.
The sale of the common shares is considered a redistribution of securities by Columbus under applicable securities laws, therefore the shares are subject to a four-month hold period expiring on December 18, 2016. This transaction is subject to the final approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,
Robert F. Giustra
Chairman & CEO
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