Marathon Gold Completes Sale of Royalty to Franco-Nevada for Proceeds of $18 Million

T.MOZ, Marathon Gold

Marathon Gold Corporation (“Marathon” or the “Company”) (TSX: MOZ) is excited to announce that it has closed the sale of a 2% net smelter returns royalty (the “NSR”) to Franco-Nevada Corporation (“Franco-Nevada”) (TSX, NYSE: FNV) linked to production at the Valentine Lake Gold Camp in central Newfoundland, for gross proceeds of CAD $18,000,000.  The NSR applies to the entire Valentine Lake property and covers the sales of precious and base metals and minerals.  Marathon has an option to buy back 0.5% of the NSR for US $7 million until December 31, 2022. read more