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Pinetree Capital Ltd. Acquires Securities Of Marketvision Direct, Inc.

February 25, 2011

TORONTO, Canada (February 25, 2011) Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX: PNP), announces that through a series of transactions ending on February 23, 2011, it acquired ownership of 473,000 common shares (“Common Shares”) of Marketvision Direct, Inc. (“Marketvision”) through the facilities of the TSX Venture Exchange, representing approximately 0.8% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of Marketvision as of February 23, 2011.  As a result of this transaction, Pinetree and its joint actors collectively held, as at February 23, 2011, an aggregate of 6,503,000 common shares of Marketvision, including the Common Shares and rights to acquire an additional 2,250,000 common shares of Marketvision upon exercise of certain convertible securities (the “Convertible Securities”).  Of these totals, Pinetree owns 4,000,000 common shares, including the Common Shares, directly. In the event that the Convertible Securities are fully exercised, the holdings of Pinetree and its joint actors represents a total of 8,753,000 common shares of Marketvision, or approximately 14.8% of all issued and outstanding common shares as at February 23, 2011, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Convertible Securities only.

This transaction was made for investment purposes and Pinetree and/or it joint actors could increase or decrease its/their investment in Marketvision 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:
Sheldon Inwentash Richard Patricio
Chairman & CEO Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs
Pinetree Capital Ltd. Pinetree Capital Ltd.
130 King Street West, Suite 2500 130 King Street West, Suite 250
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5X 1A9 Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5X 1A9
Website: www.pinetreecapital.com Phone: 416-941-9600
  Email: ir@pinetreecapital.com
  Website: www.pinetreecapital.com

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