Equinox Gold and Leagold shareholders approve merger

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Equinox Gold Corp. and Leagold Mining Corporation recently announced that both Equinox Gold and Leagold shareholders approved the transaction announced on December 16, 2019 to combine the companies, creating one of the world’s top gold producing companies operating entirely in the Americas.

The transaction was approved by 99.88% of the votes cast by Equinox Gold shareholders, with shareholders holding 51,255,001 shares or 45.18% of the outstanding shares of the Company present in person or represented by proxy at the meeting.

The transaction is expected to close in February, subject to regulatory approvals, including approvals from the TSX, the NYSE-A and other customary conditions.