Vancouver, British Columbia – December 13, 2012 - Batero Gold Corp. (TSX-V: BAT) (“Batero” or “the Company”) is pleased to announce that further to its news releases dated November 1 and 29, 2012, it has closed the private placement offering with the shareholders of Consorcio Minero Horizonte S.A. (“Horizonte”) of an aggregate (a) 8,913,000 common shares of the Company at a price of $0.65 per share and (b) 18,456,000 subscription receipts of the Company at a price of $0.65 per subscription receipt, for aggregate gross proceeds of $17,789,850 (together, the “Offering”), on the terms as described in the Company’s news release of November 29, 2012.


Horizonte is the company that owns 48.9% of AGD