News Releases

May 18, 2011

Silver Bull Signs Term Sheet with Coeur d'Alene Mines for $5 Million Investment

Vancouver, British Columbia - Silver Bull Resources Inc. (NYSE Amex: SVBL, TSX: SVB) ("Silver Bull") is pleased to announce that Coeur d'Alene Mines Corporation (NYSE: CDE, TSX: CDM) ("Coeur d'Alene") has executed a term sheet to make a US$5 million investment in Silver Bull. Coeur d'Alene intends to purchase 7,352,941 shares of Silver Bull common stock at $0.68 per share in a private placement transaction. Closing of the transaction is subject to the execution of a definitive agreement, and approval of the NYSE Amex Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Tim Barry, President and CEO states, "We are extremely pleased to have a company with the reputation and stature of Coeur d'Alene invest in Silver Bull and this financing will allow us to complete our planned 2011 exploration program at Sierra Mojada. We feel this investment is a solid endorsement of the work we have completed to date, and of the potential at the Sierra Mojada project." 

About Silver Bull 

Silver Bull is focused on the acquisition, exploration and potential development of mineral properties. Silver Bull currently owns mineral concessions in the municipality of Sierra Mojada, Coahuila, Mexico and holds exploration licenses in Gabon, Africa. To obtain more information on Silver Bull visit the web site at

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

"Tim Barry"

Tim Barry, MAusIMM
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

Investor Relations Contact Information: 
Anthony Srdanovic
Manager Corporate Communications
Direct Line: (604) 895-7429
Office Line: (604) 687-5800

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