SOURCE: Longview Capital Partners Incorporated

December 07, 2006 11:44 ET

Longview Capital Partners Congratulates Waratah Coal on TSX-V Listing

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 7, 2006 -- Longview Capital Partners Incorporated (TSX-V: LV) (FRANKFURT: L6V) wishes to congratulate Waratah Coal Inc. on the successful completion of its transaction to list on the TSX Venture Exchange. This includes the raising of $3 million at $0.50 per unit to accelerate Waratah's aggressive work program.

Damien Reynolds, Chairman and CEO of Longview Capital Partners, noted, "The coal sector has experienced robust growth recently and Waratah Coal shall take advantage of this continuing trend. As a member of the Waratah board of directors, I am pleased to be working with Peter Lynch and the other Waratah executives to develop and grow our portfolio of attractive coal assets. Mr. Lynch has an exceptional background, including the current record for the highest coal production from an underground mine in Australia, which makes him the perfect President and CEO for Waratah."

Longview Capital Partners Inc. owns 4,930,213 common shares of Waratah Coal, which represents 15.5% of the current issued and outstanding shares in Waratah. For more information on Longview Capital Partners Incorporated, please visit our website at, or call the Company at (604) 681-5755.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Damien Reynolds,
Chairman & CEO
This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to sell any of securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available. Statements in this news release, other than purely historical information, including statements relating to the Company's future plans and objectives or expected results, constitute forward-looking statements. Such statements are based on numerous assumptions and are subject to all the risks and uncertainties inherent in the Company's business, including risks related to mineral exploration and development. Consequently, actual results may vary materially from those described in the forward-looking statements.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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