Rio Alto Now an Eligible Investment for Peruvian Pension Funds
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/16/13 -- Rio Alto Mining Limited ("Rio Alto") (TSX: RIO)(LMA: RIO)(NYSE: RIOM)(DBFrankfurt: MS2) is pleased to announce that the Superintendencia de Banca, Seguros y AFP of Peru (the Superintendent of Banking, Insurance Companies and Pension Funds) has determined that the Company's common shares are eligible as an investment for Peruvian pension funds.
Anthony Hawkshaw, Director and Chief Financial Officer, remarked, "Listing our common shares on the Lima Stock Exchange was an important step in gaining the confidence of Latin American investors and recognition by the Superintendencia of the Company's emergence from a junior mine developer to a 200,000 ounce per year gold producer will further enhance the Peruvian market's perception of Rio Alto."
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF RIO ALTO MINING LIMITED
Anthony Hawkshaw, Director & CFO
Contacts: Rio Alto Mining Limited Anthony Hawkshaw Director & CFO +1 778 389 5907 or +511 625 9900 email@example.com Rio Alto Mining Limited Alejandra Gomez Investor Relations 604.628.1401 866.393.4493 (FAX) firstname.lastname@example.org www.rioaltomining.com
Source: Rio Alto Mining Limited