Forsys Metals Corp
TSX : FSY
FRANKFURT : F2T

Forsys Metals Corp

August 19, 2009 13:28 ET

Forsys Metals Corp.: GFI Investment Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 19, 2009) - Forsys Metals Corp ("Forsys" or the "Company") (TSX:FSY)(FRANKFURT:FSY)(NSX:FSY) refers to its proposed plan of arrangement with George Forrest International Afrique S.P.R.L. ("GFI"). GFI has provided Forsys with a copy today of an unsolicited letter GFI received last night from Industry Canada (the "Notification"). The Notification states that GFI is prohibited from implementing the investment pending further notice from Industry Canada.

A further news release will be issued once we have been advised by GFI of the full impact, if any, of the Notification and determined the effect on the plan of arrangement with GFI.

On Behalf of the Board of Directors of Forsys Metals Corp

Duane Parnham, President and CEO

For further information visit our website at www.forsysmetals.com.

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