Columbus Gold Corporation
TSX VENTURE : CGT
OTCQX : CBGDF

Columbus Gold Corporation

May 19, 2015 09:00 ET

Columbus Gold Completes $2 Million Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 19, 2015) - Columbus Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:CGT)(OTCQX:CBGDF) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously-announced non-brokered private placement of 5,000,000 common shares at a price of $0.40 per share, for total gross proceeds of $2,000,000. The net proceeds of the private placement will be used to advance the Eastside gold project in Nevada and for general working capital purposes.

Columbus Gold has paid a total of $120,000 in cash in connection with finders' fees payable under the private placement. All securities issued under the private placement are subject to a four-month hold period expiring on September 14, 2015, and additional hold periods applicable to US-based subscribers.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,

Robert F. Giustra, Chairman & CEO

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.

This release contains forward-looking information and statements, as defined by law including without limitation Canadian securities laws and the "safe harbor" provisions of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 ("forward-looking statements"). In particular, and without limitation this news release contains forward-looking statements pertaining to Columbus Gold's use of proceeds of the private placement. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including without limitation: the availability of qualified workers; risks associated with exploration projects; dependence on third parties for services; non-performance by contractual counterparties; title risks; and general business and economic conditions. Forward-looking statements are based on a number of assumptions that may prove to be incorrect, including without limitation assumptions about:general business and economic conditions; the timing and receipt of required approvals; ability to procure equipment and supplies; and ongoing relations with employees, partners and joint venturers. Although the foregoing forward-looking statements are considered reasonable at the time of preparation, the aforementioned assumptions and factors may prove to be imprecise and, as such, undue reliance should not be placed on forward-looking statements. The aforementioned factors and assumptions are not exhaustive. Columbus Gold's actual results, performance, or achievement could differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. We can give no assurance that any of the events anticipated will transpire or occur, or if any of them do, what benefits we will derive from them. The forward-looking information contained in this document is expressly qualified by this cautionary statement. The foregoing list is not exhaustive and Columbus Gold undertakes no obligation to update any of the foregoing except as required by law.

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