Completion of Kodal Transaction
Completion of Kodal Transaction
Perth, May 23, 2016 AEST (ABN Newswire) - Taruga Gold Limited (ASX:TAR) ("Taruga" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that the disposal of 100% of its interest in International Goldfields (Bermuda) Limited to AIM-listed Kodal Minerals Plc completed after market on Friday, 20 May 2016 as set out in the revised timetable announced on Monday, 16 May 2016.

1,025,000,000 Kodal shares ("Consideration Shares") have been issued to Taruga as consideration for the disposal, and Mr Bernard Aylward, Managing Director of the Company, is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Kodal effective from completion.

The Company will now undertake an in specie distribution of the Consideration Shares to all eligible Taruga shareholders as at the in specie distribution record date of Friday, 27 May 2016.

As previously announced and approved at the recent General Meeting of shareholders, the Company intends to complete a placement to sophisticated and professional investors to raise $950,000 and lodge with ASIC and ASX a prospectus to undertake a non-renounceable entitlement issue to eligible shareholders on the rights issue record date of Tuesday, 14 June 2016.

For further information, please refer to the Notice of Meeting and Prospectus lodged with ASX on Friday, 8 April 2016 and the revised timetable announced on Monday, 16 May 2016.

About Taruga Minerals Limited

Taruga Minerals LtdTaruga Minerals Limited is a mineral exploration company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX:TAR) with a focus on acquiring and developing highly prospective Gold, Copper and precious metals exploration projects in Australia. Taruga's highly experienced management team led by Mr Mark Gasson and key advisors Ashanti Capital, has provided the Company with exposure to the exciting, under explored, High-Grade Flinders Copper-Gold-Silver Project on the margin of the Gawler Craton, South Australia. Taruga has an exclusive, 12-month option to acquire the Flinders Project from Strikeline Resources Pty Ltd.



Bernard Aylward
Managing Director
Taruga Gold Ltd
T: +61-8-9486-4036

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