Tax information for Osisko shareholders
On June 16, 2014, the shares of Osisko Mining Corporation (“Osisko”) were exchanged for C$2.09 in cash, 0.07264 shares of Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (“Agnico”), 0.26471 shares of Yamana Gold Inc. (“Yamana”) and 0.1 share of Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd., pursuant to the Plan of Arrangement. This exchange will result in a disposition of Osisko shares held by each Osisko shareholder for Canadian and US tax purposes. Accordingly, an Osisko shareholder may realize a gain (or loss) and may be subject to tax.
The foregoing is subject to the more detailed information set out in the May 1, 2014 management information circular of Osisko, a copy of which can be found on www.sedar.com under the 1797729 Ontario Inc (formerly Osisko Mining Corporation) profile.
Does Yamana participate in the (DRS) Direct Registration Program?
Yes, if you are a beneficial holder please contact your broker directly or if you are a registered holder please contact the Transfer Agent, CST Trust Company:
call toll-free: 1-800-387-0825
outside Canada & US: +1-416-682-3860
The Company is now providing shareholders with the option to receive an electronic payment of dividends through its Transfer Agent, CST Trust Company. Information and instructions on how to participate can be obtained through the Transfer Agent, CST Trust Company.
Who should Osisko shareholders contact for further information?
Shareholders who have questions are advised to contact the Information Agent:
Laurel Hill Advisory Group
North American Toll Free: 1-877-452-7184
Banks, Brokers or collect calls: 416-304-2011