ROUYN-NORANDA, QUÉBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 18, 2012) - GLOBEX MINING ENTERPRISES INC. (TSX:GMX)(FRANKFURT:G1M)(OTCQX:GLBXF) is pleased to announce that the record date for the "spin out" of the shares of Chibougamau Independent Mines Inc. ("CIM") to Globex's shareholders will be the close of business on Friday, December 28, 2012. Every shareholder of record at the close of business on that day will receive one share of CIM for each Globex share held. The CIM shares will be distributed pursuant to a previously-announced Plan of Arrangement between Globex and CIM.

CIM will hold a closing of its previously-announced private placement of flow-through" units and "hard dollar" units on December 31, 2012. The private placement is being effected through Casimir Capital Ltd. and Marquest Capital Markets, as co-lead agents.

As previously announced, the TSX Venture Exchange has conditionally approved CIM's listing application. The commencement of trading of CIM on the TSX Venture Exchange is conditional upon, among other things, closing by CIM of its private placement and delivery of standard listing documentation.

We Seek Safe Harbour. Foreign Private Issuer 12g3 – 2(b)
CUSIP Number 379900 10 3

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27,704,378 shares issued and outstanding

Contact Information:

Jack Stoch, P.Geo., Acc.Dir.
President & CEO
Globex Mining Enterprises Inc.
819.797.1470 (FAX)