Asante Gold Corporation is pleased to announce that further to its application for a secondary listing by introduction on the Main Market of the Ghana Stock Exchange (the “GSE”), the Company has received final approval from the Ghana Securities and Exchange Commission and the Ghana Stock Exchange to commence trading.
Trading will commence under the symbol ‘ASG’ at the opening on June 29, 2022.
A copy of the *Prospectus “SECONDARY LISTING BY INTRODUCTION ON THE GHANA STOCK EXCHANGE OF EXISTING 315,007,462 COMMON SHARES OF ASANTE GOLD CORPORATION” is available on the Company’s website indicated below.
|Price on CSE (as at date on day of Listing)||CAD$1.58|
|Initial Listing Price on GSE1||GHS 8.87|
|Number of Ordinary Shares listed by Introduction2||315,007,462|
|Market capitalization at Listing Price (CAD$)||497,711,780|
|Market capitalization at Listing Price (GHS)||2,793,158,565|
- Based on the exchange rate of price on CSE at CAD$ 1.00 = GHS 5.6120 as of June 28, 2022 (Bank of Ghana).
- Number of shares outstanding as of May 31, 2022, the date of the prospectus.
Douglas MacQuarrie, Non-Executive Chairman stated, “It is with a great sense of ‘having arrived’ that Asante is now listed on Ghana’s premier stock exchange, one of the best performing stock exchanges in Africa in 2021. This listing compliments our listings in Canada and Germany and provides our Ghanaian shareholders, and potential new investors, the opportunity to invest and trade their shares locally in Ghana.”
Asante’s CEO, Dave Anthony, added, “Asante has significant ownership by both private Ghanaian investors and Ghanaian institutions, and the Company is excited to be able to offer Ghana’s investment community and all interested investors the opportunity to participate in our growth as we work to achieve our vision of becoming a Tier-1 gold producer in West Africa.”
Black Star Advisors Limited and Black Star Brokerage Limited acted as Arranger and Sponsoring Broker respectively to Asante in respect of the Listing on the Ghana Stock Exchange.
About Asante Gold Corporation
Asante is a gold exploration, development, and operating company with a high-quality portfolio of projects in Ghana.
Asante is currently focused on closing the acquisition of the Chirano Gold Mine from Kinross Gold Corporation and developing to production its Bibiani and Kubi Gold mines located on the prolific Bibiani and Ashanti Gold Belts.
Asante has an experienced and skilled team of mine finders, builders, and operators, with extensive experience in Ghana.
Asante is listed on the Canadian Securities Exchange, and the Ghana Stock Exchange and quoted on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Asante is also exploring its Keyhole, Fahiakoba and Betenase projects for discoveries, all adjoining or along strike of major gold mines near the centre of Ghana’s Golden Triangle.