2015

BANYAN GOLD CORP. (“Banyan” or “Banyan Gold” or the “Corporation”) ., subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval, is conducting a non-brokered private placement of up to twenty million units at 5 cents per unit for gross proceeds of $1,000,000.

Each unit consists of one common share and one half of a non-transferable common share purchase warrant, with each full warrant exercisable into one common share of the company at an exercise price of 7.5 cents, exercisable for a period of 24 months from the date of issuance. The Warrants, which form part of the Unit, may have their expiry time accelerated at any time prior to the expiry of the Warrants if the volume weighted average trading price of the Corporation's shares on the TSX Venture Exchange is greater than $0.12 for 15 consecutive trading days, at which time the Corporation may give notice in writing to the Warrant holders within 10 days of such an occurrence that the Warrants shall expire on the 30th day following the giving of such notice. The financing may be closed in tranches at the discretion of the Corporation. A finders fee of up to 6% may be paid on a portion of the financing.

The funds raised will be used for the Banyan’s Hyland Gold Project, and general and administrative costs.

This News Release has been reviewed and approved by Paul D. Gray, B.Sc., P.Geo., Vice President Exploration for Banyan Gold, the Qualified Person as defined by NI 43-101.

About Banyan Gold

Banyan Gold is a gold exploration and development company whose flagship property, the Hyland Gold Project (“Hyland”), is approximately 70 km NE of Watson Lake, Yukon, along the southeast end of the Tintina Gold Belt. The Main Zone gold Inferred Resource, at a 0.6 g/t gold equivalent ("AuEq") cutoff, hosts a NI 43-101 compliant Resource of 12,503,994 tonnes containing 361,692 ounces gold at 0.9 g/t and 2,248,948 ounces silver at 5.59 g/t for a combined gold and silver 396,468 ounces gold equivalent. Based on the success of previous exploration and numerous untested drill ready targets Banyan Gold management foresees potential for a significant regional exploration at Hyland.

Banyan Gold trades on the TSX-Venture Exchange under the symbol “BYN”. For more information please visit the corporate website at www.banyangold.com or contact Banyan Gold.

ON BEHALF OF THE BANYAN GOLD BOARD OF DIRECTORS

(signed) "Mark Ayranto"
Mark Ayranto
Chairman

For more information, please contact:
Mark Ayranto
Tel: (604) 648-8450
Email: mayranto@banyangold.com

The TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange) has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release. Neither the Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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