Abitibi Royalties to begin trading in the United States under Nasdaq International Designation

Val-d'Or, Québec, June 19, 2018 – Abitibi Royalties Inc. (RZZ:TSX-V) (OTC – Nasdaq Intl:ATBYF) ("Abitibi Royalties" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has been admitted to the Nasdaq International Designation program effective today and its common shares will trade in the United States under the ticker ATBYF.

The Nasdaq International Designation program commenced in December 2015. Two of the initial International Designation companies were Qantas Airways and Macquarie Group and there are now over 25 participants in the program, with Carlsberg recently joining in May.

To view the Nasdaq welcoming Abitibi Royalties in New York City's Times Square, click here.

About Abitibi Royalties

Abitibi Royalties holds a 3% NSR on portions of the Odyssey Project, East Malartic, Jeffrey Zone, eastern portions of the Barnat Extension and a 2% NSR on portion of the Gouldie and Charlie zones, all at the Canadian Malartic Mine near Val-d'Or Québec. In addition, the Company is building a portfolio of royalties on early stage properties near producing mines.

For additional information, please contact:

Shanda Kilborn – Director, Corporate Development
2864 chemin Sullivan
Val-d'Or, Québec J9P 0B9
Tel.: 1-888-392-3857
Email: [email protected] 

Forward Looking Statements:
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