GALANTAS REPORT ANNUAL FINANCIAL RESULTS FOR THE YEAR ENDED DECEMBER 31, 2022
May 2, 2023: Galantas Gold Corporation (the 'Company') is pleased to announce its audited annual financial results for the year ended December 31, 2022.
A copy of the Financial Statements and Management Discussion and Analysis will be sent to shareholders in due course and are available on the Company's website at www.galantas.com/investors.
The Annual and Special Meeting of the Company is to be held at 11:00 a.m. (Toronto time) on 27th June 2023 at The Canadian Venture Building, 82 Richmond Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M5C1P1, Canada.
Sales revenue for year ended December 31, 2022 amounted to $ Nil as per the year ended December 31, 2021. Provisional concentrate sales totalled US$ 608,000 for 2022 compared to US $ 1,114,000 for the year 2021. However, until the mine commences commercial production, the net proceeds from concentrate sales are being offset against development assets.
The Net Loss for the year ended December 31, 2022 amounted to $ 16,633,939 (2021: $5,284,431) and the cash outflow from operating activities before changes in non-cash working capital for the year ended December 31, 2022 amounted to $2,254,291 (2021: $1,678,797).
The Company had a cash balance of $ 1,038,643 at December 31, 2022 compared to $ 1,069,751 at December 31, 2021. The working capital deficit at December 31, 2022 amounted to $ 11,027,964 compared to a working capital deficit of $1,095,882 at December 31, 2021. Current liabilities include financing facilities and loans. Negotiations with current finance providers to extend short-term loans have commenced, are progressing positively and the maturity dates for these loans are expected to be extended beyond December 31, 2023
The detailed results and Management Discussion and Analysis (MD&A) are available on www.sedar.com and www.galantas.com and the highlights in this release should be read in conjunction with the detailed results and MD&A. The MD&A provides an analysis of comparisons with previous periods, trends affecting the business and risk factors
The financial components of this disclosure has been reviewed by Alan Buckley (Chief Financial Officer) and the production and permitting components by Brendan Morris (CEO), and the exploration and geological components by Dr. Sarah Coulter, all qualified persons under the meaning of NI. 43-101. The information is based upon local production and financial data prepared under their supervision.
SPECIAL NOTE REGARDING FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS: This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and applicable Canadian securities laws, including revenues and cost estimates, for the Omagh Gold project. Forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions made by Galantas in light of its experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that Galantas believes are appropriate in the circumstances. Many factors could cause Galantas' actual results, the performance or achievements to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward looking statements or strategy, including: gold price volatility; discrepancies between actual and estimated production, actual and estimated metallurgical recoveries and throughputs; mining operational risk, geological uncertainties; regulatory restrictions, including environmental regulatory restrictions and liability; risks of sovereign involvement; speculative nature of gold exploration; dilution; competition; loss of or availability of key employees; additional funding requirements; uncertainties regarding planning and other permitting issues; and defective title to mineral claims or property. These factors and others that could affect Galantas's forward-looking statements are discussed in greater detail in the section entitled "Risk Factors" in Galantas' Management Discussion & Analysis of the financial statements of Galantas and elsewhere in documents filed from time to time with the Canadian provincial securities regulators and other regulatory authorities. These factors should be considered carefully, and persons reviewing this press release should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. Galantas has no intention and undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements in this press release, except as required by law.
Information communicated within this announcement is deemed to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 which is part of UK law by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018. Upon the publication of this announcement, this inside information is now considered to be in the public domain.