Kestrel Gold Inc.
TSX VENTURE : KGC

Kestrel Gold Inc.

August 05, 2011 17:00 ET

Kestrel Gold Inc. Announces Grant of Stock Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 5, 2011) -

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Kestrel Gold Inc. ("Kestrel" or the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:KGC) announces that, the board of directors resolved on August 4, 2011, to grant 250,000 stock options to a full time employee of a subsidiary of the Corporation. The stock options vest over a period of twenty four (24) months with the first stock options vesting six (6) months from the date of grant. The stock options permit the individual to purchase common shares of the Corporation ("Common Shares") at an exercise price of $0.84 per Common Share, a price which equals the close of the market trading price of the Common Shares on August 4, 2011, for a period of five (5) years from the date of issuance.

About Kestrel Gold Inc.

Kestrel is a gold exploration corporation headquartered in Canada. Its principal projects include the King Solomon Dome properties in Canada's Yukon Territory and the Huachi and Antofalla properties, in Argentina. Kestrel is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange Inc.

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