Mariana Resources and Aegean Metals Group close cross-border plan of arrangement

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01 January 2015

Effective January 16, 2015, Mariana Resources Limited (AIM: MARL) acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Aegean Metals Group Inc. (TSXV: AGN) (FRANKFURT: A91) pursuant to a plan of arrangement. The arrangement was approved by the Aegean shareholders on January 6, 2015 and by the Supreme Court of British Columbia on January 14, 2015. With the completion of the arrangement, Aegean shares have been halted from trading on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Mariana Resources, headquartered in Australia, is an exploration and development company with a diversified, highly prospective portfolio of gold, silver & copper projects in South America including in Peru and Argentina. Aegean Metals is a Canadian junior exploration company which holds two projects in Turkey and has staked two new exploration prospects in northern Chile.

The firm was Canadian counsel to Mariana Resources in this transaction with a team that was led by Cyndi Laval and that included Lance Bredeson and Catherine Graham (corporate/securities), Brent Kerr (tax) and Jonathan Ross (advocacy), with the assistance of student-at-law Stephen Hedley.

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