Forsys Metals Corp
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Forsys Metals Corp

August 18, 2009 12:02 ET

Forsys Plan of Arrangement Update

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 18, 2009) - Forsys Metals Corp ("Forsys" or the "Company")(TSX:FSY)(FRANKFURT:F2T)(NSX:FSY) provides an update to the Company's news release dated August 4, 2009 which indicated that completion of the plan of arrangement with George Forrest International S.P.R.L ("GFI") was anticipated to occur on or about Monday August 17, 2009. GFI has advised Forsys that they are still attending to issues relating to the transfer of funds necessary to complete the plan of arrangement and accordingly have requested a further extension of time.

Forsys confirms that the arrangement agreement will stay in force for at least a further four days pending receipt of these funds from GFI. GFI has informed Forsys that it is now anticipated that receipt of the funds into the depositary will be confirmed on or before Monday August 24, 2009. A further news release will be issued immediately following this event outlining the remaining steps to complete the plan of arrangement.

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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