Agnico Eagle and Kirkland Lake Gold Remind Shareholders to Vote "For" their Proposed Merger

19 November 2021

November 19, 2021

  • Deadline for Agnico shareholders to vote is 10:00 a.m. EST on November 24, 2021.
  • Deadline for Kirkland shareholders to vote is 11:00 a.m. EST on November 24, 2021.
  • Holders of Kirkland CHESS Depositary Interests must submit their voting instructions before 11:00 a.m. EST on November 23, 2021.

TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2021 /CNW/ - Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (TSX: AEM, NYSE: AEM) ("Agnico Eagle") and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (TSX:KL) (NYSE: KL) (ASX: KLA) ("Kirkland Lake Gold") today would like to thank shareholders who have already voted "FOR" their previously announced merger of equals and reminds other shareholders to vote "FOR" the transaction before their respective proxy cut-off deadlines.

The Meetings

The special meeting of Agnico Eagle shareholders will be held online at 10:00 a.m. (Toronto time) on November 26, 2021 in a virtual-only format via live webcast available online at https://virtual-meetings.tsxtrust.com/1233, password "agnico2021" (case sensitive). The special meeting of Kirkland Lake Gold shareholders will be held online at 11:00 a.m. (Toronto time) on November 26, 2021 in a virtual-only format via live webcast available online at https://virtual-meetings.tsxtrust.com/1231, password "kirkland2021" (case sensitive).

How to Vote

All shareholders are strongly encouraged to submit their completed forms of proxy or voting instruction forms or to vote over the internet or by other means, in each case, well in advance of the meetings and in accordance with the instructions in the joint management information circular dated October 29, 2021 and in the accompanying form of proxy or voting instruction form so that as many shares as possible are represented at the meetings.

Agnico shareholders must vote before 10:00 a.m. (Toronto time) on November 24, 2021. Kirkland shareholders must vote before 11:00 a.m. (Toronto time) on November 24, 2021. Holders of Kirkland CHESS Depositary Interests must submit their voting instructions before 11:00 a.m. (Toronto time) on November 23, 2021.

Shareholder Questions and Assistance

If Agnico Eagle shareholders have questions or need help with voting, please contact Laurel Hill Advisory Group by telephone at 1-877-452-7184 (toll-free in North America) or at 1-416-304-0211 (for collect calls outside of North America), or by email at assistance@laurelhill.com.

If Kirkland Lake Gold shareholders have questions or need help with voting, please contact Kingsdale Advisors by telephone at 1-877-659-1824 (toll-free in North America), at 1-800-155-612 (toll-free in Australia) or at 1-416-867-2272 (collect calls outside of North America), or by email contactus@kingsdaleadvisors.com.