Pinetree Capital Ltd. Acquires Securities Of
Nortec Ventures Corporation
April 2, 2007
TORONTO, Ontario –
Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX: PNP), announces that on March 30, 2007 it acquired ownership of 9,200,000 common shares (“Common Shares”) and 4,300,000 special warrants of Nortec Ventures Corporation (“Nortec”). Each special warrant (the “Special Warrants”) entitles Pinetree to acquire, for no further consideration, one common share of Nortec on the third business day following the date that Nortec obtains approval of its shareholders for the issuance of the shares underlying the special warrants. Following approval of the Special Warrants, Pinetree’s holdings of Nortec will represent approximately 26.7% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of Nortec as of March 30, 2007, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Special Warrants only.
These transactions were made for investment purposes and Pinetree and each of its joint actors could increase or decrease their respective investments in Nortec depending on market conditions or any other relevant factor.
Pinetree Capital Ltd. ("Pinetree" or the "Company") was incorporated under the laws of the
Ontario and is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) under the symbol “PNP” and is included in the Standard & Poor's/Toronto Stock Exchange composite index. Pinetree is a diversified investment and merchant banking firm focused on the small cap market. Pinetree’s investments are primarily in the resources sector: Uranium, Oil & Gas, Precious Metals and Base Metals. Pinetree’s investment approach is to build a macro position in a sector, find the micro-cap opportunities in that sector and work with those companies to build them to commercial production and create an exit.
For more details about Pinetree and its investments, please visit our website at www.pinetreecapital.com.
This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbour” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties and other factors that may cause Pinetree’s results to differ materially from expectations. These include risks relating to market fluctuations, investee performance and other risks. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. Pinetree disclaims any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements.
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Pinetree Capital Ltd.
130 King Street West, Suite 2810
Canada, M5X 1A9
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