Urbana Corporation

Urbana Corporation

January 15, 2007 08:30 ET

Urbana Corporation Purchases Additional Exchange Membership & Shares

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 15, 2007) - Urbana Corporation ("Urbana") (TSX:URB)(TSX:URB.A)(TSX:URB.WT) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to buy a seat on the American Stock Exchange ("AMEX"). Urbana has also purchased shares of the London Stock Exchange ("LSE") and Deutsche Bourse AG, the stock exchange of Germany. The AMEX is a private entity. The shares of the LSE and Deutsche Bourse AG are publicly traded.

The total cost of these purchases is approximately CDN$2.8 million.

Urbana is an investment corporation that is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Urbana's current focus is buying seats and shares in private and public securities exchanges in North America and around the world.

On behalf of the Board of Directors,

Thomas S. Caldwell, C.M., President

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