Forsys Metals Corp
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Forsys Metals Corp

August 04, 2009 10:34 ET

Forsys Metals Corp.: GFI Confirms Financing for Plan of Arrangement

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 4, 2009) - Forsys Metals Corp. ("Forsys") (TSX:FSY)(FRANKFURT:F2T)(NSX:FSY) is pleased to confirm that George Forrest International Afrique S.P.R.L. ("GFI") has announced today that it has entered into binding investment arrangements upon terms which permit it to complete the previously announced plan of arrangement transaction.

GFI's announcement states that the funds will be unconditionally available to GFI within fourteen days. On this basis, Forsys confirms that the previously announced arrangement agreement will stay in force in accordance with its terms until completion.

The closing of the plan of arrangement transaction will occur as soon as the funds are transferred to the depositary under the plan of arrangement. Accordingly, completion of the plan of arrangement is now anticipated to occur on or about Monday August 17, 2009 and a further announcement will be made once GFI's funds have been transferred to the depositary.

Please refer to GFI's announcement on http://www.forrestgroup.com/uk/chap06/infos50.html

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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