March 31, 2015 08:00 ET

Changed Number of Shares and Votes in SEMAFO

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 31, 2015) - SEMAFO (TSX:SMF)(OMX:SMF)

In March, the number of shares in SEMAFO increased by 16,122,606 common shares, corresponding to 16,122,606 votes. The increase in the number of shares and votes results from a share issue related to the recently announced bought deal private placement and long-term debt facility, in addition to the exercise of options.

As of March 31, 2015, the total number of shares in the Corporation amounts to 294,086,038 and the total number of votes totals 294,086,038. The Corporation's share capital as of March 31, 2015 amounts to approximately SEK 7,961,627,992.

The above information has been made public in accordance with the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act.


SEMAFO is a Canadian-based mining company with gold production and exploration activities in West Africa. The Corporation currently owns and operates the Mana Mine in Burkina Faso, which includes the high-grade satellite Siou and Fofina deposits. SEMAFO is committed to evolve in a conscientious manner through the responsible development of its Mana property. SEMAFO's strategic focus is to maximize shareholder value by effectively managing its existing assets as well as pursuing organic and strategic growth opportunities.

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