James R. Trusler

May 19, 2017 15:28 ET

Shareholder Updates Ownership in Platinex Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - May 19, 2017) - James R. Trusler, c/o Platinex Inc., Suite 807, 20 William Roe Blvd., Newmarket, ON L3Y 5V6 (the "Offeror"), announces that his ownership of securities of Platinex Inc. (the "Company") has been increased to approximately 10.36% of the Company's issued and outstanding share capital as a result of an exercise of common share purchase warrants.

Prior to the exercise of common share purchase warrants by the Offeror, Mr. Trusler, Director and President of the Company, held 7,377,260 common shares, representing approximately 9.47% of the issued and outstanding shares of the Company, and assuming exercise of 1,100,000 common share purchase warrants and 1,250,000 stock options, Mr. Trusler would hold 10,427,260 common shares, representing approximately 12.5% of the issued and outstanding shares of the Company.

Following the exercise of common share purchase warrants of the Company on May 16, 2017, the Offeror owns 8,077,260 common shares, representing approximately 10.36% of the issued and outstanding shares of the Company, and assuming exercise of 400,000 common share purchase warrants and 1,250,000 stock options, Mr. Trusler would hold 10,427,260 common shares, representing approximately 11.6% of the issued and outstanding shares of the Company.

This news release is issued pursuant to National Instrument 62-103 - The Early Warning System. A copy of the Early Warning Report will appear with the Company's documents on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com.

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