TORONTO, Sept. 25 /CNW/ - Macquarie Group Limited ("Macquarie") announces
that, through Macquarie Bank Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Macquarie,
it has ownership of 1,818,180 common shares and 3,216,782 warrants of
SilverCrest Mines, Inc. ("SilverCrest"). This acquisition increases its
beneficial share ownership in SilverCrest to 5,034,962 common shares,
representing, to the knowledge of Macquarie, 10.33% of the issued and
outstanding shares of SilverCrest on a partially-diluted basis.
Macquarie has acquired the shares for investment purposes only. Macquarie
may acquire additional securities if they become available at prices that are
attractive to Macquarie.
For further information:
For further information: please contact Alex Doughty at (212) 231-1710