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Pinetree Capital Ltd. Acquires Common Shares Of Valencia Ventures Inc.

February 27, 2008

TORONTO, Canada (February 27, 2008) Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX: PNP), announces that, through a series of transactions ending on February 25, 2008, it acquired ownership of 1,222,500 common shares (“Common Shares”) of Valencia Ventures Inc. (“Valencia”) through the facilities of the TSX Venture Exchange representing approximately 2.4% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of Valencia as of February 25, 2008.  As a result of this transaction, Pinetree holds, as at February 25, 2008, 10,108,000 common shares of Valencia, including the Common Shares, or approximately 19.5% of all issued and outstanding common shares as at February 25, 2008. 

These transactions were made for investment purposes and Pinetree could increase or decrease its investment in Valencia 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”.  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

Investor Relations:
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
Phone: 416-941-9600
Email: ir@pinetreecapital.com
Web Site: www.pinetreecapital.com

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