Columbus Gold Corp.
OTCQX : CBGDF
TSX : CGT

Columbus Gold Corp.

August 18, 2016 09:00 ET

Columbus Gold Sells Settlement Shares for $1,338,000

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 18, 2016) -

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Columbus Gold Corp. (TSX:CGT)(OTCQX:CBGDF) ("Columbus") is pleased to report that on August 17, 2016 it sold to institutional investors for net proceeds of $1,338,000, the 2,230,000 common shares of Columbus it acquired pursuant to a lawsuit settlement agreement with a former shareholder of the company.

The sale of the common shares is considered a redistribution of securities by Columbus under applicable securities laws, therefore the shares are subject to a four-month hold period expiring on December 18, 2016. This transaction is subject to the final approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD,

Robert F. Giustra, Chairman & CEO

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