97.1% of TMAC shareholders approved sale of company to Shandong

TMAC Resources Inc. (TSX: TMR) (“TMAC” or the “Company”) announces that, at a special meeting of shareholders held today, its shareholders approved a special resolution (the “Transaction Resolution”) with respect to the previously announced plan of arrangement (the “Transaction”) with Shandong Gold Mining Co. Ltd. and an affiliate (“Shandong” or the “Purchaser”). The Transaction provides for the acquisition by an affiliate of the Purchaser of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of TMAC (“Common Shares”) not already owned by Shandong. Cash consideration of C$1.75 will be paid by the Purchaser for each Common Share acquired by it.

The detailed voting results regarding approval of the Transaction Resolution in connection with the Transaction are as follows:

A total of 97,465,480 Common Shares were cast, representing 74.90% of the total issued and outstanding Common Shares. Of those votes cast, 94,618,522 Common Shares, representing 97.08%, were voted in favour of the Transaction.

TMAC intends to seek a final order of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice to approve the Transaction at a hearing expected to be held on June 30, 2020. Subject to obtaining all required approvals and satisfying all required conditions, the Transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2020.

Following closing of the Transaction, the Common Shares will be de-listed from the Toronto Stock Exchange.


TMAC operates the Hope Bay property located in Nunavut, Canada. The property and operations are remote but not isolated, serviced by both a port and airstrip. Hope Bay is an 80 km by 20 km Archean greenstone belt that has been explored by BHP, Miramar, Newmont and TMAC over a period spanning more than 30 years. In that time, more than $1.5 billion of expenditures have been spent in exploration and evaluation, surface infrastructure, and mine and process plant development. TMAC began producing gold in early 2017 from Doris, its first mine at Hope Bay, and processed gold at the Doris processing plant which originally had nameplate capacity of 1,000 tpd and expanded to 2,000 tpd midway through 2018. There is potential to grow TMAC’s established deposits considerably at depth, and then grow resources further through the prioritized exploration of the more than 90 other identified regional targets. TMAC is permitted to produce from both Madrid and Boston.

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