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Pinetree Capital Ltd. Acquires Securities Of Currie Rose Resources Inc.

October 6, 2009

TORONTO, Ontario (October 6, 2009) – Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX: PNP), announces that on October 2, 2009, it acquired ownership of 2,000,000 common shares (“Common Shares”) of Currie Rose Resources Inc. (“Currie”) and 1,000,000 common share purchase warrants (the “Warrants”).  Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one additional common share until October 2, 2011, at a price of $0.10.   In the event that the Warrants are fully exercised, these holdings represent approximately 4.8% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of Currie as of October 2, 2009, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Warrants only.  As a result of this transaction, Pinetree held, as at October 2, 2009, an aggregate of 5,500,000 common shares of Currie, including the Common Shares and the Warrants which represents 6,500,000 common shares or approximately 10.3% of such shares outstanding as of October 2, 2009, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Warrants only. 

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

About Pinetree

Pinetree Capital Ltd. ("Pinetree") was incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario and its shares are 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, Potash and Rare Earths, and Base Metals.  Pinetree’s investment approach is to develop a macro view of a sector, build a position consistent with the view by identifying micro-cap opportunities within that sector, and devise an exit strategy designed to maximize our relative return in light of changing fundamentals and opportunities.

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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