Uranium Participation Corporation
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Uranium Participation Corporation

October 16, 2007 15:22 ET

Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Net Asset Value at September 30, 2007

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Uranium Participation Corporation ("Uranium Corp") (TSX:U) reports its net asset value at September 30, 2007 was CDN$593,570,000 or CDN$9.92 per share on a basic and fully diluted basis. As at September 30, 2007, Uranium Corp's investment portfolio consisted as follows:



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(in thousands of Canadian dollars,
except quantity amounts) Quantity Average Cost Market Value
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Investments in Uranium:
Uranium oxide in concentrates
("U3O8") 4,475,000 lbs $ 197,093 $ 378,968
Uranium hexafluoride ("UF6") 1,200,000 KgU $ 217,963 $ 269,001

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$ 415,056 $ 647,969
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U3O8 average cost and market
value per pound:
- In Canadian dollars $ 44.04 $ 84.69(1)
- In United States dollars $ 37.91 $ 85.00
UF6 average cost and market
value per KgU:
- In Canadian dollars $ 181.64 $ 224.17(1)
- In United States dollars $ 161.81 $ 225.00
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(1) Converted at the September 30, 2007 exchange rate of $0.9963.


In September 2007, Uranium Corp entered into an agreement to purchase 217,230 KgU as UF6 for a total price of US$45,000,000. Delivery of the UF6 is anticipated on or before November 30, 2007. This commitment will be funded from the proceeds of a $57,500,000 equity offering which is scheduled to close on October 18, 2007.

About Uranium Participation Corporation

Uranium Participation Corporation is an investment holding company which invests substantially all of its assets in uranium oxide in concentrates (U3O8) and uranium hexafluoride (UF6) (collectively "uranium"), with the primary investment objective of achieving appreciation in the value of its uranium holdings. Additional information about Uranium Participation Corporation is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on Uranium Participation Corporation's website at www.uraniumparticipation.com.

Contact Information

  • Uranium Participation Corporation
    E. Peter Farmer
    President
    (416) 979-1991 Ext. 231
    or
    Uranium Participation Corporation
    James Anderson
    Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 979-1991 Ext. 372
    Website: www.uraniumparticipation.com