Canagold Announces Acquisition of Securities of Damara Gold
Vancouver, Canada – January 4, 2022 – Canagold Resources Ltd. (TSX: CCM, OTC-QB:CRCUF, Frankfurt: CANA) (“Canagold” or the “Company”) reports that on December 31, 2021, it acquired control of 9,841,371 common shares (each, a “Damara Share”) in the capital of Damara Gold Corp. (“Damara”) as consideration pursuant to an assumption and assignment agreement dated October 15, 2020 between Damara and Canagold.
As previously disclosed by Damara on December 7, 2020, Damara entered into an assignment and assumption agreement with Canagold on October 15, 2020, pursuant to which Canagold has assigned (the "Assignment") all of its rights, obligations, interests and assets with respect to a property option agreement dated December 20, 2018 and amended on June 3, 2019 between Canagold, Universal Copper Ltd. (“Universal”) and Sydney Wilson (“Wilson”) to acquire a 75% interest in certain mineral claims of Universal and Wilson. The Damara Shares issued to Canagold have an aggregate deemed value of C$787,310, or C$0.08 per Damara Share.
Consideration for the Assignment included the issuance of 3,594,941 Damara Shares to Canagold (which Canagold has since divested of) and a further issuance of 9,841,371 Damara Shares on or before December 31, 2021.
As a result, Canagold owns 9,841,371 Damara Shares (as disclosed by Canagold in its early warning report dated December 31, 2021). Prior to the issuance of the Damara Shares, Canagold did not own or control any Damara Shares. Immediately following the issuance of the Damara Shares, Canagold, owns and controls a total of 9,841,371 Damara Shares, representing approximately 14.16% of the issued and outstanding Damara Shares.
The Damara Shares were acquired for investment purposes. Canagold may, from time to time, acquire additional securities, dispose of some or all of the securities of Damara that it holds or may continue to hold the Damara Shares.
Damara’s head office is located at. Landmark 3, 335 - 1632 Dickson Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y7T2. To obtain a copy of the early warning report filed under applicable Canadian securities laws in connection with the transactions hereunder, please see Damara’s profile on the SEDAR website www.sedar.com.
About Canagold - Canagold Resources Ltd. is a growth-oriented gold exploration company focused on generating superior shareholder returns by discovering, exploring and developing strategic gold deposits in North America. Canagold shares trade on the TSX: CCM and the OTCQB: CRCUF.
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