("Lionsgold", "LION" or the "Company")
Exercise of Warrants
Lionsgold (LSE: LION), the gold company focused on the exploration, production and retail application of physical gold, including the development of the physical gold currency "Goldbloc", announces that it has received notices of exercise in respect of warrants issued in the July 2016 and December 2017 placing to subscribe for new ordinary shares of no par value each ("Ordinary Shares") at a price per share as listed below (the "New Ordinary Shares"):
Number of Warrants
The Company has therefore issued and allotted 20,181,818 New Ordinary Shares for the receipt of £324,000. The New Ordinary Shares rank pari-passu with existing Ordinary Shares and will be admitted to trading on AIM when the current suspension is lifted.
In accordance with the provisions of the Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules of the FCA ("DTRs"), the issued ordinary share capital of Lionsgold following the issue of the New Ordinary Shares is 564,641,114 Ordinary Shares with voting rights attached (one vote per share). There are no shares held in treasury, therefore this figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculation by which they will determine whether they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Lionsgold under the DTRs.
Cameron Parry (Chief Executive Officer)
Tel: +44 (0)20 8065 0215
WH Ireland Limited (Nominated Adviser)
Tim Feather/Chris Viggor
Tel: +44 (0)113 394 6600
Smaller Company Capital Limited (Broker)
Rupert Williams / Jeremy Woodgate
Tel: +44 (0)20 3651 2911
About LIONSGOLD Limited (LSE: LION)
Lionsgold is a London Stock Exchange AIM market quoted, gold-focused company involved in the exploration, production and retail application of physical gold, with gold assets in India and Finland and a wholly owned financial technology company developing the digital gold currency, "Goldbloc®".
Lionsgold's three core focuses are:
· Strategic partnership with leading India gold exploration and mine development company, Geomysore, in which Lionsgold holds 21.65%;
· Developing the digital gold currency "Goldbloc®" under its wholly owned financial technology subsidiary and 12.5% holding in banking platform developer Railsbank Technology Ltd, to enable customers to utilise direct ownership of physical gold as a currency via the international banking system; and
· Gold exploration and production in Finland via 30% ownership of Finnish joint venture.