Kinbauri Gold Corp.
TSX VENTURE : KNB
FRANKFURT : 3KG.DE

Kinbauri Gold Corp.

June 26, 2009 09:50 ET

Kinbauri Gold Provides Update on Review of Strategic Alternatives

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 26, 2009) - Kinbauri Gold Corp. ("Kinbauri") (TSX VENTURE:KNB)(FRANKFURT:3KG.DE) today provided an update on its review of strategic alternatives to maximize shareholder value in response to the unsolicited offer to purchase all of the outstanding Kinbauri shares made by Orvana Minerals Corporation (TSX:ORV) ("Orvana").

The Special Committee (the "Special Committee") of the Board of Directors of Kinbauri is continuing to conduct a value maximization process that is designed to facilitate the proposal of superior alternatives from qualified third parties. A number of parties have entered into confidentiality and standstill agreements with Kinbauri and are conducting due diligence that includes reviewing materials in an electronic data room and site visits.

Gryphon Partners is acting as financial advisor to the Special Committee and Wildeboer Dellelce LLP is acting as legal advisor.

On June 9, 2009, Kinbauri's Board of Directors unanimously recommended that Kinbauri shareholders REJECT the unsolicited offer to purchase all of the outstanding Kinbauri shares made by Orvana Minerals Corporation (TSX:ORV) ("Orvana") as described in a take-over bid circular dated May 25, 2009.

Shareholders do not have to take any action on the Orvana offer and the Kinbauri Board urges you to reject it.

For assistance in withdrawing any shares already tendered, or other questions, please contact Laurel Hill Advisory Group, the Information Agent retained by Kinbauri in connection with the Orvana Offer, toll free at 1-888-812-9184 from anywhere in Canada or the United States and collect at 416-637-4661 from outside North America.

About Kinbauri

Kinbauri (TSX VENTURE:KNB) is a mineral exploration company focused on the development of precious metal prospects in Spain, Nevada and Canada. Its immediate focus is to begin operations at its El Valle/Carles property in Asturias, northwestern Spain in 2010. It currently has 59,348,051 common shares issued and outstanding. For more information visit www.kinbaurimaximized.com or www.kinbauri-gold.com.

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, which are based on the opinions and estimates of management at the date the statements are made, and are subject to a variety of risks and uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those projected. Kinbauri undertakes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if circumstances or management's estimates or opinions should change. The reader is cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

THIS PRESS RELEASE WAS PREPARED BY KINBAURI GOLD CORP. THE TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE DOES NOT ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THIS RELEASE.

Contact Information

  • Kinbauri Gold Corp.
    Mr. Brian McEwen
    Director, Special Committee member
    613-836-2594
    613-831-2730 (FAX)
    bmcewen@kinbauri-gold.com
    or
    Europe
    INVESTEL
    Ruediger (Rudy) Hnyk, CEO
    Investor Relations & Telecommunications
    ceo@investel.de