CAUTIONARY STATEMENT ON FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION
All information included in this presentation whether in narrative or chart form, including any information as to the Company's future financial or operating performance, and other statements that express management's expectations or estimates of future performance, including statements in respect of the prospects of the Company's projects, other than statements of historical fact, constitute forward-looking information or forward-looking statements and are based on expectations, estimates and projections as of the date of this presentation. For example, forward-looking statements contained in this presentation include, without limitation, statements with respect to: the Company's guidance for production, cost of sales, total cash costs, all-in sustaining costs, depreciation expense, effective tax rate, capital expenditures, operations outlook, development and expansion projects, exploration, the future price of gold, the estimation of mineral reserves and mineral resources, the realization of mineral reserve and mineral resource estimates, the timing and amount of estimated future production, costs of production, estimated amount of throughput, grade, estimated average life of mine strip ratio, recovery rates, recovered gold, gold production, production schedule, timeline, project timeline, labour ramp-up, various other economic analysis in respect of production, estimated net present value of the project, estimated internal rate of return on production, life of the mine or mine life, reserves, permitting timelines, currency fluctuations, initial capital, sustaining capital, gold price assumption, requirements for additional capital, estimated labour requirements, fluctuations in cash reserves, estimated wage forecast and job creation, generation of economic activity, estimates with respect to key project metrics, requirements for additional capital, government regulation of mining operations, environmental risks, unanticipated reclamation expenses, title disputes or claims and limitations on insurance coverage, as well as Project metrics and estimations of value including "net present value", "NPV", "internal rate of return", "IRR" and "payback". Forward-looking statements are provided for the purpose of providing information about management's current expectations and plans relating to the future. Forward-looking statements are generally identifiable by, but are not limited to, the use of the words "may", "will", "should", "continue", "expect", "budget", "forecast", "planned", "anticipate", "estimate", "believe", "prospective", "significant", "significant potential", "substantial", transformative", "transformational", "rare", "valuable", "world class", "top-tier", "contributes to lower all-in sustaining costs, "increases production profile", "delivers robust economics supported by an attractive 2nd quartile aisc profile", "strong free cash flow forecast from existing operations", "intend", "plan", "schedule", "spend", "guidance", "outlook", "catalyst", "potential", "best-in-class", "seek", "targets", "suspended", "superior return(s)", "superior shareholder return(s)", "cover", "strategy", "superior" or "project" or the negative of these words or other variations on these words or comparable terminology. Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by management, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies and, as such, undue reliance must not be placed on them.
The Company cautions the reader that reliance on such forward-looking statements involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of IAMGOLD to be materially different from the Company's estimated future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by those forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and other factors include, but are not limited to, changes in the global prices for gold, copper, silver or certain other commodities (such as diesel and electricity); changes in U.S. dollar and other currency exchange rates, interest rates or gold lease rates; risks arising from holding derivative instruments; the level of liquidity and capital resources; access to capital markets, and financing; mining tax regimes; ability to successfully integrate acquired assets; legal, litigation, legislative, political or economic risks and new developments in the jurisdictions in which the Company carries on business; the failure to obtain in a timely manner from authorities key permits, authorizations or approvals necessary for exploration, development or operation, operating or technical difficulties in connection with mining or development activities, including geotechnical difficulties and major equipment failure, such as a conveyor belt breakdown; and seismicity, such as the seismic event that occurred at Westwood mine on October 30, 2020; laws and regulations governing the protection of the environment; employee relations; attraction and retention of key employees; availability and increasing costs associated with mining inputs and labour, negotiations with respect to new, reasonable collective labour agreements may not be agreed to; the inaccuracy of estimated reserves and resources, metallurgical recoveries, capital and operating costs, the speculative nature of exploration and development, including the risks of diminishing quantities or grades of reserves; illegal mining; adverse changes in the Company's credit rating; contests over title to properties, particularly title to undeveloped properties; the inability to participate in any gold price increase above the cap in any collar transaction entered into in conjunction with a forward gold sale arrangement; the potential direct or indirect operational impacts resulting from infectious diseases or pandemics, such as the COVID-19 outbreak; and the inherent risks involved in the exploration, development and mining business generally. Please see the AIF or Form 40-F available on www.sedar.com or www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml for a comprehensive discussion of the risks faced by the Company, and which may cause the actual financial results, operating performance or achievements of IAMGOLD to be materially different from the Company's estimated future results, operating performance or achievements expressed or implied by forward-looking information or forward-looking statements.
Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.
The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise except as required by applicable law.
All amounts in this presentation are expressed in U.S. dollars except as otherwise noted.
Technical Information and Qualified Persons
CAUTIONARY NON-GAAP PERFORMANCE MEASURES
This presentation includes certain non-International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS") measures such as life of mine total cash costs and life of mine average AISC. These measures are not defined under IFRS and should not be considered in isolation. The Company believes that these measures, together with other measures determined in accordance with IFRS, provide investors with an improved ability to evaluate the operating and financial performance of the Company. The inclusion of these measures is meant to provide additional information and should not be used as a substitute for performance measures prepared in accordance with IFRS. These measures are not necessarily standard and therefore may not be comparable to other issuers. For a reconciliation of these measures to the most directly comparable financial information reported in the consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS and for an explanation of how management uses these measures, see "Non-GAAP Performance Measures" in the MD&A filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.
QUALIFIED PERSON AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION
The technical and scientific information relating to exploration activities disclosed in this document was prepared under the supervision of and verified and reviewed by Craig MacDougall, P.Geo., Executive Vice President, Growth, IAMGOLD. Mr. MacDougall is a Qualified Person as defined by National Instrument 43-101.
The Mineral Resource and Reserve Estimates contained in this presentation have been prepared in accordance with National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects ("NI 43-101"). The Qualified Person ("QP") responsible for the review and approval of all year-end Mineral Resource and Reserve Estimates for IAMGOLD contained herein is Lisa Ragsdale, Eng., Director, Mining Geology. Lisa has worked in the mining industry for more than 15 years, mainly in operations, project development and consulting. Lisa joined IAMGOLD in January 2018 and acquired her knowledge of the Company's operations and projects through site visits, information reviews, and ongoing communication and oversight of mine site technical service teams or consultants responsible for mineral resource estimates. Lisa is considered a QP for the purposes of NI 43-101 with respect to the mineralization being reported on. The technical information has been included herein with the consent and prior review of the above noted QP. The QP has verified the data disclosed, and data underlying the information or opinions contained herein.
Drilling results in this presentation have been prepared in accordance with NI 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects. The sampling of, and assay data from, drill core is monitored through the implementation of a quality assurance - quality control ("QA-QC") program designed to follow industry best practice. The QP responsible for the supervision of the preparation, verification, and review of these results is Craig MacDougall, P.Geo., Executive Vice President, Growth for IAMGOLD. Mr. MacDougall is a QP as defined by NI 43-101.
For readers to fully understand the information in this presentation, they should read the relevant Technical Report in their entirety, including all qualifications, assumptions and exclusions that relate to the information set out in the Technical Report which qualifies the technical information contained in the Technical Report. The Technical Report is intended to be read as a whole, and sections should not be read or relied upon out of context. The Technical Report describes the Mineral Resource and Reserve estimation methodologies and the assumptions used, and to which those estimates are subject. INV Metals' AIF includes details of certain risk factors that could materially affect the potential development of the Mineral Resources and Mineral Reserves and should be considered carefully. A discussion of these and other factors is contained in "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the Company's AIF, which was filed on SEDAR on February 17, 2021.
Exploration Target Potential: The potential quantity and grade of the exploration targets referred to are conceptual in nature and insufficient exploration work has been completed to define a Mineral Resource. The property will require significant future exploration to advance to a resource stage and there can be no certainty that the exploration target will result in a Mineral Resource being delineated. The exploration targets are consistent with similar deposits in the area, deposit models or derived from initial drilling results.
Cautionary Note to Investors Concerning Estimates of Measured and Indicated Resources
This presentation uses the terms "measured resources" and "indicated resources". We advise investors that while that term is recognized and required by Canadian regulations, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") does not recognize them. Investors are cautioned not to assume that any part or all of mineral deposits in these categories will ever be converted into reserves.
Cautionary Note to Investors Concerning Estimates of Inferred Resources
This presentation also uses the term "inferred resources". We advise investors that while this term is recognized and required by Canadian regulations, the SEC does not recognize it. "Inferred resources" have a great amount of uncertainty as to their existence and great uncertainty as to their economic and legal feasibility. It cannot be assumed that all or any part of an inferred Mineral Resource will ever be upgraded to a higher category. Under Canadian rules, estimates of Inferred Mineral Resources may not form the basis of feasibility or pre-feasibility studies, except in rare cases. Investors are cautioned not to assume that part or all of an inferred resource exists, or is economically or legally mineable.
IAMGOLD - Positioned for Profitable Growth
Operating in three regions (North/South America, W. Africa) with 2021 guidance of 630-700koz1
Disciplined approach to realizing value - targeting a self-fundingmodel at each operation Operating improvements: Essakane optimization, Saramacca ramp-up, Westwood 'hub-and-spoke'
Zero Harm®commitment and focus on safety, while building strong community partnerships
RapidCOVID-19response with extensive steps taken to protect the health & safety of employees,
contractors and host communities
Compelling Value &
• Peer-leading organic growth profile targeting gold production to >1 Mozpa by 2024 as Côté Gold
brought online with a long-term AISC target of <$900/oz2,3
Attractive value opportunity relative to peers on P/CF, EV/EBITDA and P/NAV metrics
Strong liquidity position of close to $1.5B, including $968M in cash & cash equivalents, and improving operating margins at existing operations4
Fully funded growth pipeline
Industry leading Reserve growth exceeding 75% since 2016 to 13.9Moz5as at YE20 Near-site district growth: Saramacca (Rosebel), Gosselin (Côté), Fayolle / Rouyn (Westwood) Re-seeding the pipeline withlong-termgrowth: Bambouk and Chibougamau Districts
Refer to IAMGOLD news release dated January 19, 2021. 2. Based on 2024 target production range of 1.0-1.3 Moz, not intended to be guidance.
Forward-looking statement. Please refer to the Cautionary Statement. 4. As at March 31, 2021; excludes restricted cash of $37.5 million. 5. On an attributable basis.
Diversified Operating Portfolio
Developing High Potential Mining Districts in Key Regions
NORTH AMERICA REGION
Suriname ROSEBEL Guiana
SOUTH AMERICA REGION
IAMGOLD Mining District
Boto Gold BAMBOUK
WEST AFRICA REGION
1. Mineral resources, inclusive of reserves, as at December 31, 2020. 2. Reserves and M&I resources estimated using a $1,200/oz and $1,500/oz gold price, respectively. Not including attributable
inferred resources of 11.3 Moz. 3. Target range, not intended to be guidance. Includes development projects, assuming 2020 construction start for Côté and 2023 for Boto, subject to capital review.
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