Victoria Gold Corp.

Victoria Gold Corp.

January 20, 2012 09:00 ET

Victoria Announces Grant of Stock Options

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 20, 2012) - The Board of Directors of Victoria Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:VIT) (the "Company") has granted 6,115,000 options to employees, directors and officers of the Company. The option grant is the result of the Company's normal course annual compensation review and the issuance is made under the stock option plan of the Company which was approved by shareholders of the Company on August 18, 2011. The options will vest over an 18-month period and have an exercise price of $0.40, and are exercisable for a period of five years from the date of the grant thereof.

About Victoria

Victoria is a high growth gold company with a focus on adding value per share through efficient exploration, project development, accretive acquisitions and effective marketing. Maintaining a low risk profile through project diversification, sound financial management, and operating in secure jurisdictions are key priorities for Victoria's management team.

Cautionary Language and Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". All statements in this discussion, other than statements of historical facts, that address future exploration drilling, exploration activities, anticipated metal production, internal rate of return, estimated ore grades, commencement of production estimates and projected exploration and capital expenditures (including costs and other estimates upon which such projections are based) and events or developments that the Company expects, are forward looking statements. Although the Company believes the expectations expressed in such forward looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include metal prices, exploration successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

This news release and the information contained herein does not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States and securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or exemption from registration.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange, nor its Regulation Services Provider accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Victoria Gold Corp.
    John McConnell
    President & CEO
    416-866-8801 (FAX)