New Gold Announces US$150 Million Bought Deal Financing

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February 22, 2017 – New Gold Inc. (“New Gold”) (TSX:NGD) (NYSE MKT:NGD) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by RBC Capital Markets and Scotiabank (the “Underwriters”), pursuant to which they have agreed to purchase, on a bought deal basis, 53,600,000 common shares (“Common Shares”) of New Gold at a price of US$2.80 per share (the “Offering”), for aggregate gross proceeds to New Gold of approximately US$150 million. In addition, New Gold has agreed to grant to the Underwriters an option to purchase up to an additional 8,040,000 Common Shares at a price of US$2.80 per share, on the same terms and conditions as the Offering, exercisable at any time, in whole or in part, until the date that is 30 days following the closing of the Offering. In the event that the option is exercised in its entirety, the aggregate gross proceeds of the Offering to New Gold will be approximately US$172.6 million.

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