Source: Rio Novo Gold Inc.

Rio Novo Announces Annual Shareholder Meeting Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - July 24, 2015) - Rio Novo Gold Inc. (TSX:RN) ("Rio Novo" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that all resolutions were passed at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders (the "Shareholder Meeting") held on June 23, 2015.

Item Voted Upon Voting Result
To elect the Directors of the corporation as set forth in the Management Information Circular of the Corporation dated May 15, 2015. * The nominees proposed by management were elected as directors of the Corporation by a majority of votes cast by shareholders, as follows:
Votes For Votes Withheld
Julio Carvalho 83,525,350 (99.98%) 15,000 (0.02%)
William Dorson 83,527,350 (99.98%) 13,000 (0.02%)
Eduardo de Toledo 83,525,350 (99.98%) 15,000 (0.02%)
To appoint the auditor, McGovern, Hurley Cunningham LLP, as the Auditors of the Corporation for the ensuing year, and to authorise the directors of the Corporation to fix their remuneration * The resolution was approved by shareholders by a majority of votes cast.
Votes For Votes Withheld
Auditor 86,444,325 (99.93%) 63,711 (0.07%)

The formal report on voting results with respect to the matters voted upon at the Meeting was filed on SEDAR at

Contact Information:

Rio Novo Gold Inc.
Patrick Panero
President & CEO
+55 (21) 2429-5100