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Pinetree Capital Ltd. Acquires Securities Of Dios Exploration Inc.

May 8, 2007

TORONTO, Ontario (May 8, 2007) – Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX: PNP), announces that on May 2, 2007 it acquired ownership of 1,600,000 common shares (“Common Shares”) of Dios Exploration Inc. (“Dios”) and 800,000 common share purchase warrants (the “Warrants”).  Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one additional common share at a price of $1.00 until May 1, 2008 and at $1.15 per share until May 1, 2009.  In the event that the Warrants are fully exercised, these holdings represent approximately 7.1% off the total issued and outstanding common shares of Dios as of May 2, 2007, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Warrants only.  As a result of this transaction, Pinetree holds an aggregate of 3,461,000 common shares and rights to acquire an additional 1,730,500 common shares upon exercise of certain convertible securities (the “Convertible Securities”), including the Warrants, which represents approximately 15.0% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of Dios as of May 2, 2007, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Convertible Securities only.

These transactions were made for investment purposes and Pinetree could increase or decrease its investment in Dios depending on market conditions or any other relevant factor.

About Pinetree

Pinetree Capital Ltd. ("Pinetree" or the "Company") was incorporated under the laws of the Province of 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, Molybdenum, 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.

Investor Relations Contact for Pinetree Capital Ltd.:

Larry Goldberg , C.A.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Pinetree Capital Ltd. 
130 King Street West, Suite 2500
Toronto , Ontario , Canada , M5X 1A9
Email: ir@pinetreecapital.com    Web Site: www.pinetreecapital.com

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