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Southridge Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Los Compadres Gold and Silver Property

DALLAS, TX--(Marketwire - 04/16/11) - Southridge Enterprises Inc. (Pinksheets:SRGE - News) ("Southridge" or the "Company") is pleased to announce today that Southridge Minerals, Inc., its wholly owned subsidiary has signed a binding letter of intent to acquire 80% of the Los Compadres ("Compadre") Gold and Silver property located in the highly prospective area of Santa Maria del Oro in Nayarit, Mexico. A definitive agreement is expected to be signed by May 15, 2011 following a due diligence period.The Compadre property covers 3,900 hectares. Results from previous sampling vary from 176 to 1,825 grams of silver (Ag) per ton and 2.13 to 20.94 grams of gold (Au) per ton. Mineralization is observed throughout an isolated area that ranges over distance of over 4 km in a horizontal direction that goes from 800m in the El Liso zone up to 1600m in Las Olas area.The property is located in the Municipality of Santa Maria del Oro, southeast in the state of Nayarit. The Los Compadres area is located one kilometer north of the town of Santa Maria del Oro and around 35 km southeast of the city of Tepic. Access is by paved road starting from the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco towards the city of Tepic, Nayarit until the exit to Santa Maria del Oro (approx. 180 km).For further information on the Company's Gold and Silver projects, visit our website, www.southridgeminerals.com.Investors can access the following Southridge Minerals social media channels:Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Southridge-Minerals-Inc/163457600376466)Twitter (https://twitter.com/SouthridgeSRGE)YouTube Cinco Minas Project (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C03I_ojnRFM)About Southridge Minerals, Inc. (Pinksheets:SRGE - News)
Southridge Minerals, Inc. is a U.S.-based mineral exploration company dedicated to acquiring and developing mineral resources in geologically permissible and politically stable areas of the world. The Company seeks out on early state opportunities with good mineralization indicators that can carry plenty of blue-sky potential. Southridge progresses these projects that are or will be of interest to mid-size and major producers. By forming ventures on individual projects, the Company expects to grow and maintain an interest in mines operated by its partners, allowing it to continue to build value through continued exploration. Southridge is currently focused on projects in Mexico.What sets Southridge apart is its vast experience in Mexico, the geology conditions of formation of known large gold deposits that up until now have received very little attention. This way it can focus geographically and on a couple of commodities to give its shareholder return on their investment in the most efficient way possible.Forward-Looking Statements
This news release contains "forward-looking statements," as that term is defined in Section 27A of the Act and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Statements in this press release, which are not purely historical, are forward-looking statements and include any statements regarding beliefs, plans, expectations, or intentions regarding the future.Actual results could differ from those projected in any forward-looking statements due to numerous factors. Such factors include, among others, the inherent uncertainties associated with the development of an early stage company in the alternative energy industry, its products, and the entry into new markets for such products. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and the Company assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Although the Company believes that the beliefs, plans, expectations, and intentions contained in this press release are reasonable, there can be no assurance those beliefs, plans, expectations or intentions will prove to be accurate. Investors should consider all of the information set forth herein and should also refer to the risk factors disclosed in the Company's current and periodic reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission.