Hunt Mining Corp.

Hunt Mining Corp.

October 12, 2010 11:00 ET

Hunt Mining Announces Filing of Short Form Prospectus

LIBERTY LAKE, WASHINGTON--(Marketwire - Oct. 12, 2010) -


Hunt Mining Corp. (the "Corporation") (TSX VENTURE:HMX), is pleased to announce that on October 8, 2010 it filed a short form preliminary prospectus in connection with a marketed public offering (the "Offering") of units (the "Units") in all provinces of Canada except Quebec. Each Unit shall be comprised of one common share of the Company (a "Common Share") and one half of one common share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). The Offering is being conducted, on a commercially reasonable basis, by Octagon Capital Corporation as lead agent on behalf of a syndicate of agents including Cannacord Genuity Corp. and Wolverton Securities Ltd. (collectively, the "Agents").

The Company will also grant the Agents an over-allotment option to purchase additional Units exercisable in whole or in part at any time up to 30 days after the closing of the Offering ("Closing").

Final pricing, determination of the maximum number of Units to be sold pursuant to the Offering and the terms of the Warrants will occur immediately prior to the filing of the (final) short form prospectus in respect of the Offering.

Hunt Mining intends to use the proceeds from the Offering to fund exploration and related capital projects in the Santa Cruz Province of Argentina. 

The Company intends to list the Common Shares forming part of the Units on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSX-V"). The Offering is subject to regulatory approval, including approval of the TSX-V.

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. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (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 such term is defined in Regulation S under 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. Any public offering of securities in the United States must be made by means of a prospectus that contains detailed information about the Corporation and its management, as well as financial statements.

About Hunt Mining Corp.

Hunt Mining Corp. has been an active and aggressive explorer in Santa Cruz since 2006. Since that time, the Corporation's wholly owned subsidiary, Cerro Cazador S.A. ("CCSA"), has completed a large amount of exploration activity including more than 37,000 meters of HQ core drilling, 416 line kilometers of Induced Polarization geophysical surveys and more than 10,000 surface channel, chip, and trench samples. Historical results and additional information can be viewed at

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS This announcement contains certain forward-looking statements, relating to, but not limited to Hunt Mining's expectations, intentions, plans and beliefs. Forward-looking information can often be identified by forward-looking words such as 'anticipate', 'believe', 'expect', 'goal', 'plan', 'intend', 'estimate', 'may' and 'will' or similar words suggesting future outcomes, or other expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, intentions or statements about future outcomes, or statements about future events or performance including in respect of the gross proceeds raised pursuant to the Offering, the intended use of proceeds of the Offering, the timing of filing of the (final) short form prospectus and the timing for determination of the final pricing, the maximum number of Units to be sold pursuant to the Offering and the terms of the Warrants. Forward-looking information may include reserve and resource estimates, estimates of future production, unit costs, costs of capital projects, and timing of commencement of operations and is based on current expectations that involve a number of business risks and uncertainties. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from any forward-looking statement include, but are not limited to, failure to establish estimated resources and reserves, the grade and recovery of ore which is mined varying from estimates, capital and operating costs varying significantly from estimates, delays in obtaining or failures to obtain required governmental, environmental or other project approvals, inflation, changes in exchange rates, fluctuations in commodity prices, delays in the development of projects and other factors. Forward-looking statements are subject to a variety of known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Readers asked to carefully consider the additional risk factors listed in the "Risk Factors" section of Hunt Mining's preliminary short form prospectus dated October 8, 2010 and Annual Information Form dated April 28, 2010, both of which may be viewed at Hunt Mining does not assume the obligation to revise or update this forward-looking information after the date of this release or to revise such information to reflect the occurrence of future unanticipated events, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.

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

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