The number of Shares to be purchased under the Offer, the pro-ration factor and the Purchase Price are preliminary. Final results will be determined subject to confirmation by the Depository of the proper delivery of the Shares validly tendered and not withdrawn. Upon take-up and payment of the Shares repurchased, AuRico will release the final results, including the final Purchase Price and pro-ration factor. Shares tendered to the Offer but not purchased will be returned to shareholders as soon as practicable.
The full details of the substantial issuer bid are described in the offer to purchase and circular dated December 17, 2012, as well as the related letter of transmittal and notice of guaranteed delivery, copies of which were filed with Canadian securities regulators (available on SEDAR at http://www.sedar.com) and, together with a tender offer statement on Schedule TO, were filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (available at http://www.sec.gov).
RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and, RBC Capital Markets, LLC acted as dealer managers in connection with the Offer in Canada and the United States, respectively, and as financial advisor to AuRico.
About AuRico GoldAuRico Gold is a leading Canadian gold producer with mines and projects in North America that have significant production growth and exploration potential. The Company is focused on its core operations including the Young- Davidson gold mine in northern Ontario, which declared commercial production on September 1, 2012 and the El Chanate mine in Sonora State, Mexico. AuRico's project pipeline also includes advanced development opportunities in Mexico and British Columbia. AuRico's head office is located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Cautionary Statement