VANCOUVER, BC -- (Marketwire) -- 04/23/12 -- Avanti Mining Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AVT) (PINKSHEETS: AVNMF) ("Avanti" or the "Company") announced today that it has granted an aggregate of 7,300,000 incentive stock options to its directors and certain officers of the company at an exercise price of Cdn$0.14 per share. The options will vest over an 18 month period from the date of grant. The options were granted in accordance with the Company's Stock Option Plan approved by shareholders on June 8, 2011.
Neither the 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.
For further information, please visit www.avantimining.com, or contact:
Craig J. Nelsen
Chief Executive Officer
303-565-5491, extension 4471
Chief Financial Officer
303-565-5491, extension 4472