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Pinetree Capital Ltd. Acquires Securities Of Slam Exploration Ltd.

September 3, 2010

TORONTO, Canada (September 3, 2010) Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX: PNP), announces that on August 30, 2010, it acquired ownership of 2,500,000 common shares (“Common Shares”) and 2,500,000 common share purchase warrants (the “Warrants”) of Slam Exploration Ltd. (“Slam”).  Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one additional common share at a price of $0.15 until August 18, 2012.  In the event that the Warrants are fully exercised, these holdings represent approximately 3.8% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of Slam as of August 30, 2010, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Warrants only.  As a result of this transaction, Pinetree held, as at August 30, 2010, an aggregate of 13,235,500 common shares of Slam, including the Common Shares and rights to acquire an additional 4,350,000 common shares of Slam upon exercise of certain convertible securities (the “Convertible Securities”) including the Warrants.  In the event that the Convertible Securities are fully exercised, the holdings of Pinetree represents a total of 17,585,500 common shares of Slam, or approximately 12.9% of all issued and outstanding common shares as at August 30, 2010, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Convertible Securities only.

This transaction was made for investment purposes and Pinetree could increase or decrease its investment in Slam 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 and Coal, Oil & Gas, Precious Metals, Base Metals and Potash, Lithium and Rare Earths.  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:
Richard Patricio
Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs
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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