Mr. Rodrigo Barbosa reports
AURA CHANGES RECORD AND PAYMENT DATES FOR DIVIDEND TO BE PAID IN DECEMBER 2022
Further to Aura Minerals Inc.'s press release dated Dec. 6, 2022, and in order to satisfy certain administrative requirements in Canada, Aura's board of directors changed the record date and the payment date for its previously announced dividend of 14 U.S. cents per common share (approximately $10.1-million (U.S.) in total).
The record date for the dividend has been changed from Dec. 15, 2022, to Dec. 23, 2022, and the payment date for the dividend has been changed from Dec. 21, 2022, to Dec. 30, 2022.
In accordance with the company's dividend policy, the dividend is in respect of and is based on Aura's expected financial results for the six months ending on Dec. 31, 2022.
The dividend will be paid on Dec. 30, 2022, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on the record date. All shareholders of record on the record date will receive the dividend in U.S. dollars. Holders of the company's Brazilian depositary receipts are expected to receive payment by Jan. 10, 2023, as of record date previously announced of Dec. 15, 2022, and will receive the Brazilian reais equivalent of the dividend, based on a market exchange rate to be disclosed in a future press release, in advance of its payment date.
Between Dec. 19, 2022, and Dec. 23, 2022, the issuance and cancellation of BDRs will be interrupted.
The dividend is not subject to withholding taxes at the time of payment by the company.
About Aura Minerals Inc.
Aura is focused on mining in complete terms -- thinking holistically about how its business impacts and benefits every one of its stakeholders: its company, its shareholders, its employees, and the countries and communities it serves. Aura calls this 360-degree mining.
Aura is a mid-tier gold and copper production company focused on the development and operation of gold and base metal projects in the Americas. The company's producing assets include the San Andres gold mine in Honduras, the Ernesto/Pau-a-Pique gold mine in Brazil and the Aranzazu copper-gold-silver mine in Mexico. In addition, the company has four additional gold projects in Brazil: Almas, under construction; Borborema and Matupa, in development, and Sao Francisco, in care and maintenance; and one gold project in Colombia, Tolda Fria.
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