Minefinders Corporation Ltd.

Minefinders Corporation Ltd.

September 17, 2009 08:01 ET

Minefinders Corporation Ltd.-Announces Bought Deal Financing

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 17, 2009) - Minefinders Corporation Ltd. (TSX:MFL)(NYSE Amex:MFN) (the "Company") has announced today that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by BMO Capital Markets and Scotia Capital Inc. under which the underwriters have agreed to buy on a bought deal basis by way of a supplement to the Company's base shelf prospectus filed in Canada and the base shelf prospectus filed in the U.S., 6,200,000 common shares (the "Common Shares") at a price of C$10.65 per Common Share for gross proceeds of C$66,030,000 (the "Offering"). The Company has granted the underwriters an option, for a period of 30 days following the closing of the Offering, to purchase up to an additional 900,000 Common Shares of the Offering to cover over-allotments, if any. The net proceeds of the Offering will be used for debt repayment, continued development of La Bolsa, future expansion and mill construction at Dolores and general corporate purposes. The Offering is expected to close on or about September 29, 2009 and is subject to Company receiving all necessary stock exchange approvals.

A copy of the prospectus supplement may be obtained upon request by contacting Investor Relations at BMO Capital Markets, Distribution Department, 1 First Canadian Place, B2 Level, Toronto, Ontario, M5X 1H3 (tel: 416-363-6996 x224), or in the United States from BMO Capital Markets Corp., Attention: Lori Begley, 3 Times Square, 27th Floor, New York, New York, 10036 (tel:212-885-4039).

About Minefinders

Minefinders is a precious metals mining and exploration company and operates the multi-million ounce Dolores gold and silver mine in Mexico. The Company continues its exploration efforts on other prospective projects in Mexico to build a quality pipeline of precious metals projects for future growth.

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