On February 8, 2022, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (“Agnico Eagle”) and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. ("Kirkland Lake Gold") announced the successful completion of the previously announced merger of equals transaction with the combined company to continue under the name "Agnico Eagle Mines Limited".

 

Information for Former Kirkland Lake Gold Shareholders

The shares of Kirkland Lake Gold are expected to be de-listed from the TSX on or about the closing of trading on February 9, 2022 and from the NYSE on or about the opening of trading on February 9, 2022. The Kirkland Lake Gold CHESS Depositary Interests (“Kirkland CDIs”) were suspended from trading on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) at the closing of trading on February 2, 2022 and are in the process of being formally de-listed from the ASX. Kirkland Lake Gold is in the process of applying to cease to be a reporting issuer under applicable Canadian securities laws.

Pursuant to the Merger, former Kirkland Lake Gold shareholders (including former holders of Kirkland CDIs) are entitled to receive 0.7935 of an Agnico Eagle common share for each Kirkland Lake Gold share held. In order to receive Agnico Eagle shares in exchange for Kirkland Lake Gold shares, Kirkland Lake Gold registered shareholders must complete, sign, date and return (together with the certificate or DRS statement representing their shares) the letter of transmittal that was mailed to them prior to closing of the Merger. The letter of transmittal is also available under Kirkland Lake Gold’s profile on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and EDGAR at www.sec.gov and by contacting Computershare Investor Services Inc., the depositary, by telephone at 1-514- 982-7555 or toll-free in North America at 1-800-564-6253 or by email at: corporateactions@computershare.com.

For those shareholders of Kirkland Lake Gold whose shares are registered in the name of a broker, investment dealer, bank, trust company, trust or other intermediary or nominee, they should contact such nominee for assistance in depositing their Kirkland Lake Gold shares and should follow the instructions of such intermediary or nominee. Holders of Kirkland CDIs are not required to submit a letter of transmittal and should contact the depositary (at its contact details above) or Computershare Investor Services Pty Limited if they have any questions regarding the process for receiving the Agnico Eagle shares.