Ur-Energy Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire Pathfinder Mines Corporation
Ur-Energy Inc. (NYSE: URG) announces the execution of a Share Purchase Agreement to acquire, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Ur-Energy USA Inc., Pathfinder Mines Corporation.
The transaction calls for the purchase of all issued and outstanding shares of Pathfinder from its sole shareholder, COGEMA Resources, Inc., an AREVA Mining affiliate, for US$13,250,000. The initial payment of US$1,325,000 was made upon execution of the Share Purchase Agreement and will be held in escrow pending the approval by the NRC for the change of control of the NRC License for the Shirley Basin mine site. Subject to that and other regulatory and governmental approvals, together with customary closing conditions, closing of the transaction is anticipated in 6 – 12 months.
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