PRESS RELEASE

Torex closes over-allotment option

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Monday, February 19, 2018

PRESS RELEASE

TORONTO, Ontario, February 16, 2018 - Torex Gold Resources Inc. (the "Company" or "Torex") (TSX:TXG) is pleased to announce that it issued an additional 130,500 common shares of the Company (the "Common Shares") as a result of the exercise of the remainder of the over-allotment option granted to the syndicate of underwriters (the "Underwriters") led by BMO Capital Markets in connection with its previously announced offering (the "Offering"). An aggregate of 5,025,500 Common Shares were issued by the Company at a price per Common Share of C$12.60 pursuant to the Offering, including the 525,000 Common Shares issued on the partial exercise of the over-allotment option concurrent with the closing of the Offering on February 7, 2018 and the 130,500 Common Shares issued today on the exercise of the remainder of the over-allotment option, for aggregate gross proceeds of C$63,321,300.

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The net proceeds of the Offering will be used to fund and provide liquidity for the Company's working capital obligations during the re-start and ramp-up of the ELG Mine Complex, as required, and for general corporate purposes.

The Common Shares issued pursuant to the Offering have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws, and accordingly may not be offered or sold within the United States except in transactions exempt from the registration requirements of the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws. This press release does not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy the Common Shares, nor will there be any sale of the Common Shares in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

About Torex

Torex is an emerging intermediate gold producer based in Canada, engaged in the exploration, development and operation of its 100% owned Morelos Gold Property, an area of 29,000 hectares in the highly prospective Guerrero Gold Belt located 180 kilometers southwest of Mexico City. Within this property, Torex has the El Limón Guajes Mine, which announced commercial production in March of 2016, the Sub-Sill Project, currently under development, and the Media Luna Project, an early stage development project for which the Company issued a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) in 2015. The property remains 75% unexplored.