TSX Defers Consideration of Jaguar Mining Shareholder Rights Plan

Mar 22, 2012 Download PDF

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, Mar 22, 2012, 2012 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) --JAG - TSX/NYSE

Jaguar Mining Inc. ("Jaguar" or the "Company") (JAG: TSX/NYSE) today announced that it has been notified by the Toronto Stock Exchange (the "TSX") that the TSX will, in accordance with the practice of the TSX in connection with similar rights plans, defer consideration of the acceptance of the Company's previously announced Shareholder Rights Plan (the "Rights Plan") until such time as the TSX is satisfied that the Ontario Securities Commission will not intervene pursuant to National Policy 62-202 - Take-Over Bids - Defensive Tactics in any take-over bid for the Company.

Even though the TSX has deferred its review of the Rights Plan, the Rights Plan remains in effect. A copy of the Rights Plan is available at www.sedar.com.

About Jaguar

Jaguar is a junior gold producer in Brazil with operations in a prolific greenstone belt in the state of Minas Gerais and is developing the Gurupi Project in Northern Brazil in the state of Maranhão. The Company is actively exploring and developing additional mineral resources at its approximate 240,000-hectare land base in Brazil. Additional information is available on the Company's website at www.jaguarmining.com.

Investors and Analysts may contact:
Roger Hendriksen, Vice President, Investor Relations

Members of the media may contact:
Valeria Rezende DioDato, Director of Communication