Aberdeen International Inc.

TSX : AAB


Aberdeen International Inc.

December 10, 2012 16:05 ET

Aberdeen Converts Convertible Debenture Into Common Shares and Warrants of Premier Royalty Corporation

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 10, 2012) - ABERDEEN INTERNATIONAL INC. ("Aberdeen" or the "Company") (TSX:AAB) is pleased to announce that it has converted a $9,400,000 convertible debenture plus $389,820 of interest into 7,769,698 common shares and 3,884,849 warrants (priced at $1.75) of Premier Royalty Corporation ("Premier"). As a result of these purchases, based on approximately 62,900,000 common shares of the Issuer outstanding, Aberdeen holds approximately 17.5% on a partially fully diluted basis of the issued and outstanding common shares of the Issuer. Aberdeen has acquired the Premier securities for investment purposes only and may trade Premier securities through market transactions, private placements, treasury issuances or otherwise as circumstances or market conditions warrant or arise. To obtain a copy of the early warning report filed in connection with this transaction, please contact David Stein at (416) 861-5812.

About Premier Royalty:

Premier Royalty Corporation is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Premier Gold Mines Limited, one of North America's leading exploration and development companies with a high-quality pipeline of projects focused in proven, safe and accessible mining jurisdictions in Canada and the United States. Premier Gold's portfolio includes significant assets in world class gold mining districts including Red Lake, Musselwhite and Geraldton in Ontario and the Carlin and Battle Mountain Trends in Nevada. Premier Gold believes that the consolidation of existing royalties owned by Premier Gold combined with the acquisition of other high quality cash flowing royalty assets into Premier Royalty will form the basis of a transaction that is value accretive to Premier Gold shareholders.

About Aberdeen International Inc.:

Aberdeen is a publicly traded global investment and merchant banking company focused on small cap companies in the resource sector. Aberdeen will seek to acquire significant equity participation in pre-IPO and/or early stage public resource companies with undeveloped or undervalued high-quality resources. Aberdeen will focus on companies that: (i) are in need of managerial, technical and financial resources to realize their full potential; (ii) are undervalued in foreign capital markets; and (iii) operate in jurisdictions with low to moderate local political risk. Aberdeen will seek to provide value-added managerial and board advisory services to companies. The Corporation's intention will be to optimize the return on its investment over an 18 to 24 month investment time frame.

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Cautionary Notes

With respect to all statements herein relating to Premier, its business and its prospects, Aberdeen has relied solely upon the public disclosure of Premier.

This press release contains "forward looking information" within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. Forward looking information includes, but is not limited to, statements with respect to the future financial or operating performance of the Company, valuations of investments, proposed transactions and investments, investment philosophy and liabilities and commitments. Generally, forward looking information can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking information is subject to known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including but not limited to: financing not being available at desired prices; general business, economic, competitive, political and social uncertainties; general other risks of the mining industry and investment industry. Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward looking information. The Company does not undertake to update any forward-looking information, except in accordance with applicable securities laws.

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