Genco Resources Ltd.
TSX : GGC

Genco Resources Ltd.

October 05, 2009 09:30 ET

Genco Completes $2.5 Million Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 5, 2009) -

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Genco Resources Ltd. (TSX:GGC) has completed a private placement of 7,142,855 units for gross proceeds of CAD $2,500,000. Each unit consisted of one common share and one non-transferable warrant to purchase a further share for CAD $0.45 until September 30, 2011.

Genco paid a finder's fee of 6% of the proceeds and issued finder's warrants to purchase 428,571 shares exercisable at CAD $0.45 per share until September 30, 2011.

Genco's acting CEO, Robert C. Gardner, stated that, "The placement closed very quickly and, despite the short period of time in which it was open, was over-subscribed. This is indeed a strong affirmation by the investors of Genco's strategic plan."

About Genco Resources Ltd.

Genco's core asset is the producing La Guitarra silver-gold mine, located in the Temascaltepec Mining District of Mexico. La Guitarra Mine currently consists of two underground operation centres - La Guitarra and San Rafael - and a flotation mill with a proven capacity of 320 tonnes per day. Genco believes significant potential exists to expand production within the 39,714 hectares of mining concessions it currently owns or leases in the Temascaltepec Mining District.

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States of America. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any State securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons (as defined in the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration is available.

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