TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- New Gold Inc. (“New Gold” or the “Company”) (TSX and NYSE American: NGD) is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced offering (the “Offering”) of common shares of the Company (“Common Shares”) with a syndicate of underwriters. An aggregate of 93,750,000 Common Shares were issued by the Company at a price of C$1.60 per share for aggregate proceeds of C$150 million. New Gold intends to use the proceeds to enhance financial flexibility, strengthen the balance sheet, including debt repayment, and general corporate purposes.
The syndicate of underwriters was led by BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and included RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., TD Securities Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities Canada Inc., Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., Credit Suisse Securities (Canada), Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Cormark Securities Inc., Eight Capital, GMP Securities L.P., Laurentian Bank Securities Inc., Paradigm Capital Inc. and Raymond James Ltd.
The Offering was completed by way of a short form prospectus in all of the provinces and territories of Canada and was offered by way of private placement in the United States.