RAB Special Situations L.P.

Piper Capital Inc.

Piper Capital Inc.

April 08, 2005 15:00 ET

RAB Special Situations L.P./Piper Capital Inc.-Announcement


NEWS RELEASE TRANSMITTED BY CCNMatthews

FOR: RAB SPECIAL SITUATIONS L.P.

AND PIPER CAPITAL INC.

TSX VENTURE SYMBOL: PCL

APRIL 8, 2005 - 15:00 ET

RAB Special Situations L.P./Piper Capital
Inc.-Announcement

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(CCNMatthews - April 8, 2005) - RAB Special
Situations L.P. ("Special Situations") announces that it has subscribed
for a total of 1,250,000 units (the "Units") of Piper Capital Inc. (the
"Company") (TSX VENTURE:PCL), at a price of Cdn.$0.20 per Unit. Each
Unit consists of one (1) common share in the share capital of the
Company (a "Share") and one-half (1/2) of one (1) transferable Share
purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each one (1) whole Warrant shall entitle
Special Situations to purchase one (1) Share (a "Warrant Share") at a
price of Cdn.$0.25 per Warrant Share for a period of twelve (12) months
from the Closing Date. The transaction took place off the market by way
of private placement and closed on March 22, 2005.

Special Situations has ownership of and control over the securities
purchased in the Private Placement. The purchased securities represent
approximately 11.29% of the issued and outstanding Shares on a partially
diluted basis (assuming exercise of the Warrants) ("Partially Diluted
Basis").

Immediately after the Private Placement, Special Situations owned
1,250,000 Shares and 625,000 Warrants, representing approximately 11.29%
of the issued and outstanding Shares on a Partially Diluted Basis.

Special Situations purchased securities for investment purposes only and
not with the purpose of influencing the control or direction of the
Company. Special Situations together with joint actors, if any, may,
subject to market conditions, make additional investments in or
dispositions of securities of the Company in the future, including
additional purchases of Shares. However, Special Situations and its
joint actors, if any, do not intend to acquire 20% or more of any class
of the outstanding voting or equity securities of the Company.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    RAB Special Situations L.P.
    Mr. Neil Warrender
    (44) 20-7389-7000
    (44) 20-7389-7054 (FAX)
    nw@rabcap.com
    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.