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AVANTI GOLD TO ACQUIRE PROSPECTING RIGHTS IN THE KRAAIPAN GREENSTONE BELT OF NORTHWEST SOUTH AFRICA

May 2, 2024 – AVANTI GOLD CORP. (CSE: AGC) (Frankfurt: X37) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce it has entered into a share exchange agreement (the “Exchange Agreement”), dated May 1, 2023 with MTM Ltd. (“MTM”), a privately held arms-length company established under the laws of the Republic of Seychelles, and each of the shareholders of MTM.  Pursuant to the terms of the Exchange Agreement, the Company proposes to acquire (the “Transaction”) all the outstanding share capital of MTM.


MTM, with a local partner, holds the rights to gold prospecting licenses in the Magisterial District of Molopo. The license rights cover an area of approximately 90 hectares (“ha”), located in the highly prospective Kraaipan Granite-Greenstone Belt terrain which extends 400 kilometers (“km”) from southern Botswana into Northwest Province South Africa.  The Transaction will expand the Company’s portfolio an with asset in the highly prospective, unexplored Kraaipan Greenstone Belt, located in Africa’s premier mining jurisdiction, Botswana.


Transaction Summary


Pursuant to the terms of the Exchange Agreement, the Company proposes to acquire all of the issued and outstanding share capital of MTM in consideration for the issuance of an aggregate of 29,000,000 common shares (the “Consideration Shares”).  All of the Consideration Shares will be subject to restrictions on resale for a period of five months following issuance, in addition to any restrictions imposed by applicable securities laws.

The Company is at arm's length from MTM, and each of its shareholders. The Transaction will not constitute a fundamental change for the Company and will not result in a change of control of the Company (within the meaning of applicable securities laws and the policies of the Canadian Securities Exchange).  No finder’s fee is payable in connection with completion of the Transaction.


Completion of the Transaction remains subject to receipt of any required regulatory approvals, and delivery of customary closing documents.


About Avanti Gold Corp.


Avanti Gold Corp. is a mineral exploration company working on a Tier-1 gold opportunity in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (“DRC”), located in the Fizi territory of South Kivu province, in the DRC.   The Misisi Gold Project is located 250 kilometres south of Bukavu, the provincial capital of the South Kivu Province, in the DRC. The Project is comprised of three contiguous 30-year mining leases, valid until 2045, covering 133 square kilometres of prospective exploration ground along the 55-kilometre-long Kibara Gold Belt. The Kibara Belt is a well-known metallogenic province and hosts a number of other deposits including the Twangiza (5.1 Moz oz Au, source: S&P Global) and Namoya (1.9 Moz, source: S&P Global) gold mines.


On behalf of the Board of Directors


AVANTI GOLD CORP.


Colin Porter, Chief Executive Officer

Office: +1 (604) 908-1679


Neither the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the CSE) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.


This news release may contain certain “Forward-Looking Statements” within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities laws. When or if used in this news release, the words “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”, “expect”, “target, “plan”, “forecast”, “may”, “schedule” and similar words or expressions identify forward-looking statements or information. Such statements represent the Company’s current views with respect to future events and are necessarily based upon a number of assumptions and estimates that, while considered reasonable by the Company, are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive, political and social risks, contingencies and uncertainties. Many factors, both known and unknown, could cause results, performance or achievements to be materially different from the results, performance or achievements that are or may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. The Company does not intend, and does not assume any obligation, to update these forward-looking statements or information to reflect changes in assumptions or changes in circumstances or any other events affecting such statements and information other than as required by applicable laws, rules and regulations.


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