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Team:

  • Previously involved in the discovery and development of more than 10 million ounces of gold in Brazil;
  • Previously involved in world class mining firms: BHP Billiton, De Beers, Rio Tinto;
  • Amir Adnani – Founder and Chairman: CEO of Uranium Energy Corp, a uranium producer;
  • Stephen Swatton – President & CEO: Former head of BHP Billiton’s Global Business Development and Technical Team for the Exploration Department;
  • Mario Garnero – Director: Chairman of Basilinvest Group, a private merchant bank in Brazil; and
  • The Hon. Herb Dhaliwal – Director: Former Canadian Minister of Natural Resources and Minister of National Revenue under Prime Minister Jean Chrétien.

Corporate Information – Why BRI?

  • Focused on growth through strategic acquisitions of advanced-stage projects;
  • One of the largest resource holders  in the State of Para, a leading mining district;
  • Less than 73 million shares outstanding;
  • Tight capital structure; 25% held by management; 30% held institutionally;
  • Held by well-known institutional investors including: Brasilinvest, Regent Pacific Group, Encompass Fund, KCR Fund / KCO Fund, and US Global Investors; and
  • No debt

Brasilinvest:

  • Strategic partnership with the Brasilinvest Group, one of the largest merchant banks in Brazil;
  • Founder and principal shareholder of Brasilinvest is a Director with BRI;
  • Brasilinvest has attracted investments of over US $16B to Brazil and currently manages US $6B;
  • Partners in 20 different countries; and
  • Sample of transactions: ITT-Standard Electric SA, NEC, Bombril, Fiat, Volkswagen, Varig, Boehringer.

Sao Jorge:

  • NI 43-101 mineral resource estimate:
    • An indicated mineral resource of 14.42 Mt @ 1.54 g/t gold (715,000 oz. gold)
    • An inferred mineral resource of 28.19 Mt @ 1.14 g/t gold (1,035,000 oz. gold)
  • Located 82km north of the city of Novo Progresso in the state of Para;
  • Easy access by paved highway, available workforce in Novo Progresso; and
  • Close to surface and open pittable.

Cachoeira:

  • NI 43-101 mineral resource estimate
    • indicated mineral resource of 17.4 million tonnes at 1.40 g/t Au (786,737 oz. gold)
    • inferred resource of 15.6 million tonnes at 1.12 g/t Au (563,200 oz. gold)
  • 3 gold rich locations; Tucano, Coruja, Arara;
  • Located 220 km southeast of Belem, the capital of Para State;
  • Located on a major highway with excellent infrastructure and access to water; and
  • Close to surface and open pittable.

Brazil:

  • $2.5 trillion economy making it 6th in the world, and second largest among emerging markets;
  • Foreign direct investment has increased from $10 billion in 2003 to $76 billion in 2012;
  • Low royalty rate of 1% on gold;
  • Recognized mining code that is understood; and
  • Large number of public and private gold companies in the surrounding area, making it a great jurisdiction to consolidate.

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