Focus issues shares for services

Focus Ventures Ltd.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - July 26, 2017) - Focus Ventures Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:FCV) announces that in accordance with the Company's agreements to issue common shares to Gordon Tainton, the Company's President, and to David Cass, consulting geologist, in part consideration for their ongoing services (see Focus news release June 29, 2017), the initial installment of shares have been issued - 458,333 shares to Mr. Tainton for services rendered to April 30, 2017, and 420,000 shares to Mr. Cass for services rendered to June 30, 2017. The shares have a resale restriction which expires on November 26, 2017.