August 3, 2012 – VANCOUVER, Canada – Urastar Gold Corp. (“Urastar” or the “Company”) (TSX‑V:URS) (FSE: 3U3) (OTCQX: URNRF) is pleased to announce that it is exploring strategic alternatives available to the Company, including a potential sale. The Board of Directors intends to consider the full range of available options. Also, the Company is pleased to announce that it has engaged the services of Dahlman Rose & Company, LLC (“Dahlman Rose”) ofNew York, as its exclusive financial advisor to assist in the evaluation of these options. Dahlman Rose will be receiving an agreed to fee upon successful completion of a transaction. Adrian Robertson, Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are very pleased to be working with Dahlman Rose, a world class metals and mining investment bank, and are looking forward to the range of opportunities that may become available to us.”
There can be no assurance that any specific transaction regarding the Company or its assets will be pursued or completed. The Company does not intend to disclose developments with respect to the progress of its strategic alternative review process until such time as the Board of Directors approves or completes a transaction(s) or otherwise deems further disclosure appropriate.
About Urastar Gold Corp.
Urastar Gold Corp is a mining exploration and development company focusing on gold exploration inSonora,MexicoandNevada,USAtargeting areas containing former producing properties.
For further information, please contact:
Adrian Robertson, President & CEO
Matthew Harrington, Investor Relations
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This news release includes certain statements that express management’s expectation or estimates of future performance and may be deemed “forward-looking statements”. These forward-looking statements include plans, estimates, forecasts and statements as to management’s expectations regarding exploration. These forward-looking statements involve assumptions, risks and uncertainties and actual results may vary materially. For these reasons shareholders should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking information.
United Statesresidents are cautioned that some of the information that may be published by Urastar may not be consistent with United States Securities and Exchange Commission disclosure rules and may be materially different from what the Company is permitted to disclose in theUnited Statesand thereforeUnited Statesresidents should not rely on such information.