VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 19, 2012) - SG Spirit Gold Inc. (TSX VENTURE:SG) ("SG Spirit") announces that in connection with its annual general and special meeting of shareholders on November 15, 2012 (the "Meeting"), it will seek shareholder approval for a proposed consolidation of its issued and outstanding common shares (the "Common Shares").
SG Spirit will be seeking shareholder approval to authorize, ratify and approve the implementation by SG Spirit's Board of Directors of a consolidation of all of its Common Shares on a ratio of two and one half (2.5) pre-consolidation Common Shares for every one (1) post-consolidation Common Share (the "Consolidation"). The Company currently has 23,771,426 Common Shares, options to acquire 1,179,000 Common Shares, and warrants to acquire 19,906,906 Common Shares, issued and outstanding. After giving effect to the proposed Consolidation there will be 9,508,570 Common Shares, options to acquire 471,600 Common Shares, and warrants to acquire 7,962,762 Common Shares, issued and outstanding.
The Consolidation is being proposed in order to allow SG Spirit greater flexibility in future corporate activities. SG Spirit reserves the option of not proceeding with the proposed Consolidation.
The proposed Consolidation is subject to shareholder approval and supporting documentation being accepted for filing by the TSX Venture Exchange. There is no change in SG Spirit's name proposed in conjunction with the proposed Consolidation.
About SG Spirit Gold:
SG Spirit Gold is a Vancouver based resource company in the business of acquiring and advancing Canadian mineral properties prospective for precious metals and base metals. The Company's management team and Board have extensive experience and success in the resource industry.
ON BEHALF OF THE SG BOARD
Adrian Bray, President & CEO
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