Rio Alto Now an Eligible Investment for Peruvian Pension

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."  
To learn more about Rio Alto Mining Limited, please visit:
www.rioaltomining.com or Rio Alto's SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. 
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
tonyh@rioaltomining.com 
Rio Alto Mining Limited
Alejandra Gomez
Investor Relations
604.628.1401
866.393.4493 (FAX)
alejandrag@rioaltomining.com
www.rioaltomining.com
 
 
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