Pinetree Capital Ltd. Acquires Common Shares Of Pele Mountain Resources Inc.
December 9, 2008
TORONTO, Canada (December 9, 2008) – Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX: PNP), announces that, through a series of transactions ending on December 8, 2008, it acquired ownership of 250,000 common shares (“Common Shares”) of Pele Mountain Resources Inc. (“Pele”) through the facilities of the TSX Venture Exchange representing approximately 0.3% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of Pele as of December 8, 2008. As a result of this transaction, Pinetree and its joint actors collectively held, as at December 8, 2008, an aggregate of 7,600,000 common shares of Pele and rights to acquire an additional 1,000,000 common shares of Pele upon the exercise of convertible securities (collectively, the “Convertible Securities”). Of these totals, Pinetree owns an aggregate of 7,250,000 common shares of Pele and the Convertible Securities. In the event that the Convertible Securities are fully exercised, the holdings of Pinetree and its joint actors represents a total of 8,600,000 common shares of Pele, or approximately 10.1% of all issued and outstanding common shares as at December 8, 2008, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Convertible Securities only. In the event that the Convertible Securities are fully exercised, Pinetree’s direct holdings would represent 8,250,000 common shares approximately 9.7% of all issued and outstanding common shares of Pele as of December 8, 2008, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Convertible Securities only.
These transactions were made for investment purposes and Pinetree and each of its joint actors could increase or decrease their respective investments in Pele depending on market conditions or any other relevant factor.
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Pinetree Capital Ltd.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5X 1A9
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