Auplata SA

June 30, 2011 12:00 ET

Auplata SA Announces Early Warning Report

PARIS, FRANCE--(Marketwire - June 30, 2011) - Auplata SA ("Auplata") of 15-19 rue des Mathurins, 75009, Paris, France, has today filed an early warning report dated June 30, 2011 advising of its holdings in Columbus Gold Corporation ("Columbus").

Auplata has acquired beneficial ownership of 30,276,266 common shares of Columbus, which shares were acquired by Auplata as partial consideration for a 51% interest in its subsidiary, SOTRAPMAG SAS, the holder of the Paul Isnard gold project in French Guiana. These securities represent 34% of the issued and outstanding common shares of Columbus. Auplata did not hold any securities of Columbus prior to this acquisition.

The securities were acquired for investment purposes and Auplata may acquire further securities of Columbus in the future.

A copy of the report filed in accordance with applicable securities legislation may be obtained by contacting Vesna Garic at +33 1 44 77 94 88.

Didier TAMAGNO, CEO, Auplata SA

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Auplata SA
    Vesna Garic
    +33 1 44 77 94 88