Soliciting dealer group formed for shareholder vote
Toronto, Ontario – September 7, 2010 - Kinross today announced the formation of a soliciting dealer group
and engagement of BMO Capital Markets (“BMO”) as soliciting dealer manager in connection with the special
meeting of shareholders of Kinross to be held on September 15, 2010 to approve the issuance of Kinross
common shares and Kinross common share purchase warrants in connection with the Red Back transaction.
BMO has agreed to form a soliciting dealer group consisting of members of the Investment Industry Regulatory
Organization of Canada and The Toronto Stock Exchange. Members of the soliciting dealer group will be invited
to solicit proxies from shareholders of Kinross in favour of the shareholder resolution. Subject to certain
exceptions, a solicitation fee of CDN $0.10 for each Kinross common share voted in favour of the shareholder
resolution will be payable where (a) such soliciting dealer’s name appears on a form of proxy or voting instruction
form, or (b) if no such name is contained on such form of proxy or voting instruction form, the Kinross common
share is held in a trading account with such soliciting dealer.
The fees payable to a soliciting dealer are subject to the following: (a) the solicitation fee payable in respect of any
single beneficial shareholder shall not be less than CDN $75 or more than CDN $1,500 per soliciting dealer; and
(b) the minimum fee of CDN $75 shall only be paid in respect of any one beneficial owner where the number of
Kinross common shares owned and so voted by such beneficial shareholders is greater than or equal to
300. BMO will also be reimbursed by Kinross for all reasonable costs and expenses incurred by it. No
solicitation fees will be payable if the shareholder resolution is not adopted. Kinross will bear the costs of the
solicitation of proxies.
Kinross has filed and mailed a management information circular and form of proxy to sha