Torex Gold Resources Inc. announces that it has filed a preliminary short form base shelf prospectus with the Securities Commissions in each of the provinces and territories of Canada, except Québec. The base shelf prospectus will allow Torex to make offerings of up to $500 million of common shares, debt securities, subscription receipts, warrants and units or any combination thereof. When final, the base shelf prospectus will be effective for a 25 month period. The specific terms of any offering of Securities, including the use of proceeds from any offering, will be set forth in a shelf prospectus supplement. The Company has filed this base shelf prospectus to maintain financial flexibility but has no immediate intentions to undertake an offering.