Medoro Announces Private Placement


    TORONTO, June 9 /CNW/ - Medoro Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: MRS) announced
today that it intends to complete, on a "best efforts" private placement
basis, an offering of up to 50,000,000 common shares at a price of C$0.12 per
share, for gross proceeds of up to C$6,000,000. The private placement is
expected to close prior to the end of June, 2009, subject to finalisation of
subscription agreements and receipt of regulatory approval. GMP Securities
L.P. will be the sole agent in respect of the private placement, which is
subject to the parties executing a formal agency agreement.
    Medoro has also granted an option to GMP Securities L.P., exercisable up
to 48 hours prior to closing, to increase the size of the private placement
through the issuance of up to an additional 7,500,000 common shares for
additional gross proceeds of up to $900,000.
    All securities issued as part of this placement will be subject to a
four-month hold period from the closing date. The funds raised will
principally be used for the company's 2009 exploration and drilling program in
Venezuela, for the performance of due diligence investigations and procedures
on potential or announced acquisition targets in Colombia, as well as for
other general and corporate purposes.
    The private placement will be made in compliance with the rules of the
TSX Venture Exchange.

    Medoro Resources is a gold exploration and development company focused on
acquiring properties of merit for potential joint ventures with senior
producers. The company recently announced the execution of an arrangement
agreement to acquire the securities of Colombia Goldfields Ltd., which has
properties located in the Marmato District of Colombia. Medoro also holds a
100% interest in the Lo Increible 4A and 4B concessions in Venezuela and
interests in eleven gold exploration areas in the Republic of Mali. Additional
information on Medoro Resources can be found by visiting the company's website

    This communication shall not constitute an offer to sell or the
solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of
securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would
be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws
of any such jurisdiction. This press release is not an offer of securities for
sale into the United States or Canada. No offering of securities shall be made
in the United States or Canada except pursuant to registration under the US
Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or an exemption therefrom.

    This press release contains forward-looking statements based on
assumptions, uncertainties and management's best estimates of future events.
Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated.
Investors are cautioned that such forward-looking statements involve risks and
uncertainties. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ
materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements
are detailed from time to time in the company's periodic reports filed with
the British Columbia Securities Commission and other regulatory authorities.
The company has no intention or obligation to update or revise any
forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future
events or otherwise.

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

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For further information:

For further information: Peter Volk, General Counsel & Secretary, (416)

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