Golden Queen announces date for Extraordinary Shareholder Meeting to approve joint venture

VANCOUVER, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd. (TSX:GQM; OTCQX:GQMNF) (the "Company") will hold an Extraordinary Meeting of Shareholders on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Coal Harbour Room (999 Canada Place Way, Vancouver, British Columbia) at 10:00am PDT for the purpose of seeking disinterested shareholder approval of the joint venture with Gauss LLC (see news release dated June 9, 2014). Shareholders will be required to submit their proxies prior to the proxy cut-off of 10:00am PDT on Friday, September 5, 2014. The record date of the meeting is July 31, 2014.  Details of the joint venture transaction are disclosed in a proxy statement on Schedule 14A that was filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and certain Canadian securities regulators on July 31, 2014. A copy of the proxy statement will also be available at www.sedar.com and on the Company's website at www.goldenqueen.com.

The Board of Directors recommends a vote in favour of the joint venture. 

If you require assistance with voting your shares, you can contact the Company's proxy solicitor, Laurel Hill Advisory group by calling: 1-877-452-7184 or emailing: assistance@laurelhill.com

The Toronto Stock Exchange Has Not Reviewed And Does Not Accept Responsibility For The Adequacy Or Accuracy Of The Content Of This Press Release.

Additional Information and Where to Find It

The Company's solicitation of proxies in connection with the extraordinary meeting of shareholders set to approve the joint venture transaction is detailed in the proxy statement filed with the SEC and available on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.

SHAREHOLDERS ARE ADVISED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT WHEN IT IS DISTRIBUTED TO SHAREHOLDERS BECAUSE IT WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION.

Shareholders can obtain a free-of-charge copy of the proxy statement and other relevant documents filed with the SEC from the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. The proxy statement and other relevant documents have also been filed with certain Canadian securities regulators and available free-of-charge at www.sedar.com. Shareholders can also obtain a free-of-charge copy of the proxy statement and other relevant documents by directing a request by email to Brenda Dayton at bdayton@goldenqueen.com, by telephone to (604) 921-7570 or by mail to Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd, 6411 Imperial Ave., West Vancouver, BC, Canada, V7W 2J5.

The Company and its directors and executive officers will be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the shareholders. Information about the Company's directors and executive officers, including their shareholdings, is set forth in the proxy statement for the Company's 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders, which was filed with the SEC on April 30, 2014.  Investors may obtain additional information regarding the interest of such participants by reading the proxy statement.

SOURCE Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd.



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