Invecture Secures Additional 15.3% Lock-up to its Frontera Copper Bid



    MEXICO CITY, Jan. 27 /CNW/ - John Detmold, CEO of Invecture Group, SA de
CV, the largest shareholder of Frontera Copper Corp. (TSX:FCC), announced that
Frontera's next largest shareholder has signed a permitted lock-up agreement
with Invecture to tender 9,887,500 Frontera shares into Invecture's $0.59 per
share take-over bid which expires February 6, 2009. Invecture currently owns
19.9% of Frontera and has now secured permitted lock-ups from the next two
largest shareholders which together own 27.1% of Frontera bringing the total
Frontera shares which Invecture holds or which have been committed to the bid
to 47%. A permitted lock-up is one which is permitted by the terms of
Frontera's 2006 shareholders rights plan. The latest lock-up will be filed at
www.SEDAR.com.
    Mr. Detmold commented "Invecture believes that this lock-up represents an
important endorsement of our bid given the size of the share holding involved.
With our bid continuing to have an 18% premium over Frontera's prevailing
market price, we feel that it fully and fairly values Frontera and we look
forward to its successful completion next week."

    
    "M. John Detmold"
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    M. John Detmold, Chief Executive Officer
    Invecture Group, S.A de C.V.

    No regulatory authority has passed upon the information contained herein.
    





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