SOURCE: The Mexico Fund

The Mexico Fund

August 30, 2011 16:15 ET

The Mexico Fund, Inc. Celebrates 30th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwire - Aug 30, 2011) - The Mexico Fund, Inc. (NYSE: MXF) celebrates 30 years of investing in Mexico with today's closing bell ceremony at NYSE Euronext ("Exchange"). Directors and Officers of The Mexico Fund and the Senior Vice President of the Mexican Stock Exchange gathered today to honor the Fund at the Exchange's closing bell ceremony. "During the last 30 years, The Mexico Fund has offered international investors an open window to Mexico with attractive returns due to its long-term investment philosophy, careful management practices and stock selection," said José Luis Gómez Pimienta, President of the Fund. "The Mexican economy is well positioned to cope with the current global financial crisis, as Mexican public sector finances, debt profile and external accounts are healthy," added Mr. Emilio Carrillo, Chairman of the Board of The Mexico Fund, Inc.

The Mexico Fund has in place a Managed Distribution Plan, under which it pays stockholders quarterly cash distributions at an annual rate of 10% of the net asset value per share recorded on the last business day of the previous calendar year.

For further information, contact the Fund's Investor Relations office at 011-52-55-5282-8900, or by email at

The Mexico Fund, Inc. is a non-diversified closed-end management investment company with the investment objective of long-term capital appreciation through investments in securities, primarily equity, listed on the Mexican Stock Exchange. The Fund provides a vehicle to investors who wish to invest in Mexican companies through a managed non-diversified portfolio as part of their overall investment program.

This press release may contain certain forward-looking statements regarding future circumstances. These forward-looking statements are based upon the Fund's current expectations and assumptions and are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated in such forward-looking statements including, in particular, the risks and uncertainties described in the Fund's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Actual results, events, and performance may differ. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The Fund undertakes no obligation to release publicly any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. The inclusion of any statement in this release does not constitute an admission by The Mexico Fund or any other person that the events or circumstances described in such statement are material.

Contact Information

    Eduardo Solano
    The Mexico Fund, Inc.

    Patricia Baronowski
    Pristine Advisers, LLC
    (631) 756-2486