OceanaGold Completes Bookbuild for Equity Raising

MELBOURNE, Australia, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW/ - OceanaGold Corporation (ASX: OGC, 
TSX: OGC, NZX: OGC) (the Company) is pleased to announce today that, in 
connection with its previously announced equity raising (the Offering), it has 
completed its bookbuild to raise gross proceeds of $CDN93,300,000, through the 
issue of common shares and ASX-listed CHESS Depositary Interests (CDIs) 
(together, Securities). The Company filed a preliminary prospectus today with 
the applicable Canadian securities regulators in respect of the Offering. 
The Offering was led by Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd. (Macquarie) and 
Citigroup Global Markets Canada Inc. (Citi) (together, Lead Underwriters) as 
part of a syndicate of underwriters, which also included Cormark Securities 
Inc, GMP Securities LP and BMO Capital Markets (collectively, with the Lead 
Underwriters, the "Underwriters"). 
The Securities were offered through a bookbuild process which was completed on 
4 December 2012. The common shares were priced at $CDN3.11 per common share 
(the Common Share Offering Price). 
In Australia, Securities were made available in the form of CDIs for the 
Australian Dollar equivalent of the Offering Price (AUD$3.00 per CDI) (the CDI 
Offering Price). 
The Underwriters of the Offering have also been granted an option (the 
Over-Allotment Option) to purchase up to an additional 15% of the number of 
Securities, at the Common Share Offer Price or CDI Offering Price (as the case 
may be) on the same terms and conditions as the Offering. The Over-Allotment 
Option is exercisable in whole or in part at any time within 30 days of the 
Closing at the sole discretion of the Lead Underwriters. 
The Company intends to use the proceeds of the Offering as set forth in the 
preliminary prospectus filed today. 
The Offering is scheduled to close on or about 18 December 2012. 
The Offering is subject to certain customary conditions and regulatory 
approvals, including the approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange. 
About OceanaGold 
OceanaGold Corporation is a significant Asia Pacific gold producer with 
projects located on the South Island of New Zealand and in the Philippines. 
The Company's assets encompass New Zealand's largest gold mining operation at 
the Macraes goldfield in Otago which is made up of the Macraes Open Pit and 
the Frasers Underground mines. Additionally on the west coast of the South 
Island, the Company operates the Reefton Open Pit mine. OceanaGold produces 
approximately 230,000 ounces of gold per annum from the New Zealand 
operations. The Company also owns the Didipio Project in northern Luzon, 
Philippines where commissioning activities are currently underway. Currently, 
Didipio is expected to produce 100,000 ounces of gold and 14,000 tonnes of 
copper per year over an estimated 16 year mine life. 
OceanaGold is listed on the Toronto, Australian and New Zealand stock 
exchanges under the symbol OGC. 
Important Information 
This announcement contains certain 'forward-looking statements' within the 
meaning of the securities laws of applicable jurisdictions. Forward-looking 
statements can generally be identified by the use of forward-looking words 
such as 'may,' 'should,' 'expect,' 'anticipate,' 'estimate,' 'scheduled' or 
'continue' or the negative thereof or comparable terminology. Any forecasts 
or other forward looking statements contained in this announcement are subject 
to known and unknown risks and uncertainties and may involve significant 
elements of subjective judgment and assumptions as to future events which may 
or may not be correct. Although our management believes that the assumptions 
made and the expectations represented by such statement or information are 
reasonable, there can be no assurance that any forward-looking statement or 
information referenced herein will prove to be accurate. There are usually 
differences between forecast and actual results because events and actual 
circumstances frequently do not occur as forecast and these differences may be 
material. OceanaGold Corporation does not give any representation, assurance 
or guarantee that the occurrence of the events expressed or implied in any 
forward-looking statements in this announcement will actually occur and you 
are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The 
Company undertakes no obligation to reissue or update any forward-looking 
statements or information as a result of new information or events after the 
date hereof except as may be required by law. 
This announcement does not constitute an offer, invitation or recommendation 
to subscribe for or purchase any securities and neither this announcement nor 
anything contained in it shall form the basis of any contract or commitment. 
In particular, this announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or a 
solicitation of an offer to buy, securities in the United States, or in any 
other jurisdiction in which such an offer would be illegal. 
The securities referred to herein have not been and will not be registered 
under the Securities Act, or under the securities laws of any state or other 
jurisdiction of the United States and may not be offered or sold, directly or 
indirectly, within the United States, unless the securities have been 
registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act) 
or an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act is 
Investor Relations - Melbourne Nova Young or Darren Klinck Tel: +61(3) 9656 
Investor Relations - Toronto Sam Pazuki +1 416 915 3123 
info@oceanagold.com /www.oceanagold.com 
SOURCE: OceanaGold Corporation 
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