Guerrero Exploration Inc.
TSX VENTURE : GEX
FRANKFURT : 2GU

Guerrero Exploration Inc.

March 12, 2012 04:00 ET

Guerrero to Raise Up to $1,500,000 Brokered Private Placement, Euro Pacific Canada Acts as Agent

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 12, 2012) - Guerrero Exploration Inc. ("Guerrero" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GEX)(FRANKFURT:2GU) is pleased to announce the Company has entered into a letter of engagement with Euro Pacific Canada Inc. ("the Agent"), pursuant to which the Agent has agreed to place, on a best efforts basis, up to 10,000,000 Units at $0.15 per Unit for total gross proceeds of $1,500,000. Each Unit will consist of one common share and one-half of a common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). In addition, the Company will grant the Agent an option to sell up to 15% additional Units under the same terms to raise additional gross proceeds of $225,000. Each whole Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one common share at $0.25 for a period of 12 months from the date of closing.

The Units issued in connection with the private placement will be subject to a four month hold period from the date of closing. The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to fund the advancement of the Company's properties in Mexico and for general corporate purposes.

The Agent will receive up to 8% of the gross proceeds of the private placement and will receive broker's warrants, exercisable for a period of 24 months following closing, to acquire in aggregate that number of common shares which is equal to 8% of the number of Units sold under the Offering at an exercise price of $0.15 per share.

Closing of the Offering is anticipated to occur pursuant to two closings, with the first closing anticipated on or about March 16, 2012 and the second closing anticipated to occur on or about on March 28, 2012 and is subject to certain customary conditions including, but not limited to the receipt of approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Guerrero Exploration Inc. attended the recent Guerrero Gold Belt conference in Toronto hosted by the Agent, who has extensive knowledge of the Guerrero Gold Belt and has been involved in recent syndicate financings of companies with properties on the Belt.

About Euro Pacific Canada Inc.

Euro Pacific Canada is an IIROC registered brokerage headquartered in Toronto, Ontario specializing in foreign markets, precious and strategic metals investing. The firm offers an integrated platform of investment banking, institutional sales and trading, research, and private client services following the advice laid out by Euro Pacific Capital's Chief Global Strategist, Peter Schiff, an internationally recognized economist and market strategist. Additional information is available at www.europac.ca.

About Guerrero Exploration Inc.

Guerrero Exploration Inc. is a Canadian based mineral exploration company with a focus on Mexican Gold, Copper and Silver mining areas known as the Guerrero Gold Belt, Southern Mexican Gold Belt and the Sierra Madre Occidental Belt. The Corporation's common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol (GEX) and the Frankfurt Stock Exchange under the symbol (2GU). For futher information, please visit www.grxpl.com.

Advisory

Certain statements and information contained in this press release, including but not limited to management's assessment of Guerrero's future plans and operations, geological results and proposed exploration plans contain forward-looking statements. In particular, this press release contains statements concerning the anticipated receipt of government claims approval. All statements other than statements of historical fact may be forward-looking statements. These statements, by their nature, are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties, some of which are beyond Guerrero's control including the effect of general economic conditions, industry conditions, changes in regulatory and taxation regimes, government approvals, volatility of commodity prices, escalation of operating and capital costs, currency fluctuations, the availability of services, imprecision of reserve estimates, geological, technical, drilling and processing risks, environmental risks, weather, the lack of availability of qualified personnel or management, stock market volatility, the ability to access sufficient capital from internal and external sources and competition from other industry participants for, among other things, capital, services, acquisitions of reserves, undeveloped lands and skilled personnel that may cause actual results or events to differ materially from those anticipated in the forward looking statements. Such forward-looking statements, although considered reasonable by management at the time of preparation, may prove to be incorrect and actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in the statements made and should not unduly be relied on. These statements speak only as of the date of this press release. Guerrero does not intend and does not assume any obligation to update these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable law. Guerrero's business is subject to various risks that are discussed in its filings on the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR).

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Euro Pacific Canada Inc.
    Russell Starr
    Head of Institutional Equities
    Direct: (416) 649-4272
    russell.starr@europac.ca

    Guerrero Exploration Inc.
    David Stadnyk
    President and CEO
    Direct: (604) 685-0088 Ext. 229

    Guerrero Exploration Inc.
    Corporate Communications
    (604) 685-0088 Ext. 226
    info@grxpl.com
    www.grxpl.com