Urbana Corporation

Urbana Corporation

January 16, 2007 08:42 ET

Urbana Corporation Purchases Additional Exchange Shares

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Jan. 16, 2007) - Urbana Corporation ("Urbana") (TSX:URB)(TSX:URB.A)(TSX:URB.WT) is pleased to announce that it has purchased shares of Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. ("HKEx"), Singapore Exchange Ltd. ("SGX"), and JSE Ltd. ("JSE"), the stock exchange of South Africa. The shares of HKEx, SGX, and JSE are publicly traded.

The total cost of these purchases is approximately CDN$3.0 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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