American Sierra Gold Corp., an independent gold exploration company headquartered in Reno, Nevada, is pleased to announce that Wayne Gruden, the Company’s CEO, has agreed to cancel 19,000,000 shares of his American Sierra Gold Corp. stock. The number of total shares being retired represents 23% of the currently outstanding common stock.
“I decided to retire these shares to allow American Sierra to be in an advantageous position in the implementation of our acquisition plans and to boost shareholder value. This reduction in the outstanding number of shares in the company will allow us to fuel acquisitions without unnecessary dilution to current shareholders. In addition, the cancellation will make our company more attractive for prospective financing,” commented Wayne Gruden on the share cancellation.
The cancellation of these shares takes out a significant fraction of American Sierra’s total shares outstanding, reducing it from 82,583,334 to 63,583,334. Our management and directors will still hold an aggregate of 33,000,000 common shares of American Sierra Gold, equivalent to approximately 51.9% of our issued and outstanding shares.