Dia Bras Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : DIB

Dia Bras Exploration Inc.
EXMIN Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : EXM

EXMIN Resources Inc.

September 25, 2009 18:28 ET

Dia Bras and EXMIN Receive Final Approval for Arrangement

MONTREAL, QUEBEC AND VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 25, 2009) - Dia Bras Exploration Inc. (TSX VENTURE:DIB) and EXMIN Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:EXM) announced today that the British Columbia Supreme Court has issued a final order approving the arrangement between Dia Bras and EXMIN. At an annual and special meeting of EXMIN shareholders held on September 24, 2009, EXMIN shareholders voted 96% in favour of the Arrangement. The arrangement was also approved by a simple majority of votes cast by EXMIN Shareholders at the meeting, excluding the votes attached to EXMIN common shares owned by Karl J. Boltz (President and Chief Executive Officer of EXMIN) and Dr. Craig Gibson (Executive Vice-President - Exploration of EXMIN).

Pursuant to the arrangement, EXMIN shareholders will receive Dia Bras shares based on an exchange ratio of 0.2040 of a Dia Bras share for each EXMIN share (the "Exchange Ratio"), subject to adjustment as set forth in the arrangement agreement between Dia Bras and EXMIN dated August 18, 2009. The final Exchange Ratio is expected to be set on Monday September 28, 2009. In addition, all outstanding options and warrants to purchase EXMIN shares will be exchanged for replacement options and warrants to purchase Dia Bras shares and will be exercisable to purchase that number of Dia Bras shares at an exercise price each determined by reference to the Exchange Ratio.

Dia Bras and EXMIN expect to close the transaction on September 30, 2009. Registered EXMIN shareholders will be required to validly deposit their EXMIN common share certificates with a validly completed letter of transmittal in order to receive Dia Bras common shares. A letter of transmittal was mailed to shareholders in August, 2009. Details of the process are set forth in EXMIN's management information circular dated August 24, 2009, a copy of which is available at www.sedar.com.

About Dia Bras

Dia Bras is a Canadian exploration mining company focused on precious and base metals in the State of Chihuahua, in northern Mexico. The Company is committed to developing and adding value to its assets - the Bolivar copper-zinc project and the Cusi silver mining camp. The Company trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "DIB".

About EXMIN

EXMIN Resources Inc. is currently focused on the exploration and development of precious metal properties of significant merit in the Sierra Madre gold belt of Northwestern Mexico. For further information, visit EXMIN on the internet: www.exmin.com or Email EXMIN at: info@exmin.com.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Forward-looking statements

EXMIN Resources Inc. (EXMIN) and Dia Bras Exploration Inc. (Dia Bras) have taken all reasonable care in producing and publishing information contained in this news release. Material in this news release may still contain technical inaccuracies, omissions or typographical errors, for which EXMIN or Dia Bras assume no responsibility. This news release may include certain "forward-looking statements" including but not limited to comments regarding predictions and projections. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included in this news release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential mineralization, exploration results, and future plans and objectives of EXMIN and/or Dia Bras, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations are disclosed in documents filed from time to time with the regulatory authorities.

Contact Information

  • Dia Bras Exploration
    Daniel Tellechea
    President & CEO
    514-393-8875
    or
    Dia Bras Exploration
    Nathalie Dion
    Investor Relations
    514-393-8875
    www.diabras.com
    or
    EXMIN Resources Inc.
    Karl J. Boltz
    President & CEO
    1-866-493-9646