October 17, 2012
AuRico Gold Inc. (TSX:AUQ) (NYSE: AUQ), ("AuRico Gold" or "the Company") today announced that it has sold its approximate 11.1% equity interest in Endeavour Silver Corp. ("
"), consisting of approximately 11 million
common shares, on an underwritten block trade basis, for gross proceeds of
). The syndicate was jointly led by CIBC, BMO Capital Markets and Dundee Securities Ltd.
About AuRico Gold
AuRico Gold is a leading Canadian gold producer with a diversified portfolio of three high quality mines and projects in
that have significant production growth and exploration potential. AuRico's core operations include the
mine in Chihuahua State, the El Chanate mine in Sonora State and the
gold mine in northern
, which declared commercial production on
, 2012. AuRico's strong project pipeline also includes several advanced development opportunities in
. AuRico's head office is located in
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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