Glass Lewis recommends Kinross shareholders vote “FOR”
Red Back combination
Toronto, Ontario – September 1, 2010 – Kinross Gold Corporation (TSX:K, NYSE: KGC) today
announced that Glass, Lewis & Co. LLC (“Glass Lewis”) has provided a positive recommendation regarding its
proposed friendly combination with Red Back Mining Inc. Glass Lewis has recommended that Kinross
shareholders vote "FOR" the issuance of Kinross shares and warrants in connection with the acquisition.
The boards of directors of both Kinross and Red Back have unanimously approved the friendly business
combination under a plan of arrangement, and Kinross’ board has unanimously recommended that shareholders
also vote in favour of the issuance of Kinross shares and warrants in connection with the transaction.
Glass, Lewis & Co. LLC is a professional services firm that provides proxy research, analysis and voting
recommendations to institutional investors and money managers around the world.
Kinross will hold a special meeting of shareholders on September 15, 2010 at 10 a.m. ET regarding the
proposed combination with Red Back. Proxies to be used or acted upon at the meeting must be deposited with
Kinross’ transfer agent, Computershare Investor Services Inc., by 10 a.m. ET on September 13, 2010.
For any questions regarding the voting process, shareholders are advised to contact Kinross’ proxy solicitor
agent, Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc., at 1-866-581-1479 (in North America) or at 416-867-2272
(outside of North America), or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org .
For more information about the Kinross and Red Back combination, visit www.KinrossIR.com .
About Kinross Gold Corporation
Vice-President, Corporate Communications
Kinross Gold Corporation
25 York Street, 17th Floor
Toronto, ON Canada M5J 2V5
Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects