AuEx Ventures, Inc.
TSX : XAU

AuEx Ventures, Inc.

July 16, 2009 17:00 ET

AuEx Grants Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 16, 2009) - AuEx Ventures, Inc. ("AuEx" or the "Company") (TSX:XAU). Pursuant to the Company's shareholder approved stock option plan, the board of directors of AuEx has granted stock options on a total of 585,000 shares of the Company's common stock exercisable for up to five years at a price of Cdn$2.50 per share being the closing price of AuEx's common shares on the day prior to grant. The options granted will vest as to one-third on each six month anniversary of the date of grant and will be subject to applicable regulatory hold periods.

AuEx Ventures, Inc. is a TSX listed precious metals exploration company that has a current portfolio of twenty one exploration projects in Nevada, one project in Spain and two projects in Argentina. The Company controls about 176,000 acres of unpatented mining claims and fee land in Nevada. Eight of the projects are in joint venture or exploration earn-in agreements with four companies. The Company applies the extensive Nevada exploration experience and high-end technical skills of its founders to search for and acquire new precious metal exploration projects that are then offered for joint venture.

AuEx Ventures, Inc.

Ronald L. Parratt, President & CEO

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed to be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements in this release, other than statements of historical facts, that address future production, reserve potential, exploration and development activities and events or developments that the Company expects, are forward-looking statements. Although the management of AuEx believes the expectations expressed in such forward-looking statements are based on reasonable assumptions, such statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results or developments may differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include market prices, exploration and development successes, continued availability of capital and financing, and general economic, market or business conditions. Please see our public filings at www.sedar.com for further information.

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