Alto Ventures Ltd.
Alto Ventures Ltd.
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 Tue Jun 21, 2005
Alto Engages Investor Relations Professionals

 Vancouver, BC. June 21, 2005. Alto Ventures Ltd. (ATV: TSX-V) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an expanded arrangement with RWA Management Services Ltd. ("RWA") to provide investor relations and corporate communications services for the Company. RWA has retained the professional (consulting) services of Michelle Hohn and Doug Fosbrooke to assist in facilitating increased awareness and Company exposure to current shareholders and potential investors through the dissemination of corporate information to a network of institutions, retail brokerage firms and private investors in Canada, the US and Europe. Consideration for these services is $4,000 per month. RWA currently provides accounting, regulatory and administrative services to the Company.

Michelle Hohn possesses an extensive background in the investment industry which includes investor relations and corporate communications manager positions for public and private companies in mining, technology and biotech sectors, including 3 years at a local venture capital firm. Ms. Hohn possesses over 12 years of experience in the investment industry, 5 of which were at national brokerage firms as an associate investment advisor, and in specialized roles such as marketing, discretionary portfolio management, and national training & product development. Ms. Hohn has a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Simon Fraser University.

Doug Fosbrooke brings over 15 years of investment industry experience, including 8 years with a national brokerage firm in sales and as a market maker. Since 1995, Mr. Fosbrooke has provided investor relations and corporate communications services for a number of TSX and TSX Venture exchange listed companies, primarily focused on mining exploration.

Neither RWA, Michelle Hohn or Doug Fosbrooke currently have any interest, directly or indirectly in the Company or its securities.

The Company also wishes to announce that in accordance with the Company's stock option plan, it has granted to certain of its directors, officers and consultants incentive stock options to purchase up to an aggregate of 885,000 common shares exercisable on or before June 20, 2010 at a price of $0.15.

Alto is a gold exploration company with a broad portfolio of mid to advanced stage exploration properties in the Canadian Shield. In addition to the advanced-stage Despinassy project, the Company has a portfolio of 7 other projects, including the Coldstream base metal and gold project in the Shebandowan greenstone belt near Thunder Bay, Ontario, the Oxford Lake gold project in northern Manitoba, and several early-stage discoveries of gold mineralization in the prolific Beardmore-Geraldton Gold Camp. Alto management possesses a track record in mine development and project financing.


Rick Mazur
President & CEO
Alto Ventures Ltd.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

For further information, contact:

Doug Fosbrooke
Investor Relations
Phone: 604-638-3949
Fax: 604-662-8429
Email: [email protected]

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