Termination of Talks

(“Mercator Gold”, “Mercator” or “the Company”)




LONDON: 13 MAY 2008 - On 17 April 2008 the Board of Mercator Gold plc (“Mercator” or “the Company”) announced that it had received a preliminary approach which may or may not have led to an offer being made for the Company. Discussions about this potential offer have now been terminated.

The Company confirms that as a result, it is no longer in an “offer period” for the purposes of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers.

The Board remains committed to progress the Company’s production and exploration activities in Western Australia.


For further information please contact:

Mercator Gold plc    
Patrick Harford, Managing Director Tel: +44 (0) 20 7929 1010
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Cenkos Securities plc Tel: +44 (0) 20 7397 8900
Ian Soanes    
Adrian Hargrave    
Ocean Equities Ltd Tel: +44 (0) 20 7786 4370
Will Slack    
Bankside Consultants Ltd Tel: +44 (0) 20 7367 8888
Simon Rothschild    
Keith Irons    
Oliver Winters    


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