For further information please contact:
Computershare Investor Services Inc.
Toll Free (Canada and US): 1-800-564-6253
Telephone (Outside North America): 1-514-982-7555
The Dealer Managers for the Offer are:
||In the United States:
| RBC Dominion Securities Inc.
200 Bay Street
Royal Bank Plaza
South Tower, 4th Floor
RBC Capital Markets, LLC
One Liberty Plaza
New York, New York
North American Toll Free Number: 1-866-213-7843
Substantial Issuer Bid Dividend Notification
All dividends deemed to be paid by AuRico Gold Inc. in connection with the Substantial Issuer Bid to Canadian residents are designated as "eligible dividends" pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and for purposes of any corresponding provincial or territorial income tax legislation. Unless stated otherwise, all dividends paid (or deemed to be paid) by AuRico Gold Inc. hereafter are designated as "eligible dividends" for the purposes of such rules.