MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 28, 2013) - SEMAFO (TSX:SMF)(OMX:SMF)
As a result of the exercise of options, the total number of shares and votes in the Corporation has changed during February as follows.
The number of shares has increased by 50,000 common shares and the total number of shares in the Corporation as of February 28, 2013 amounts to 273,268,185 common shares. The total number of votes in the Corporation has increased by 50,000 and amounts to 273,268,185. The Corporation's share capital as of February 28, 2013 amounts to approximately SEK 4,864,173,693.
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 operates three gold mines: the Mana Mine in Burkina Faso, the Samira Hill Mine in Niger and the Kiniero Mine in Guinea. SEMAFO is committed to evolve in a conscientious manner to become a major player in its geographical area of interest. SEMAFO's strategic focus is to maximize shareholder value by effectively managing its existing assets as well as pursuing organic and strategic growth opportunities.