Birch Lake Capital Inc.

April 17, 2008 17:26 ET

Birch Lake Capital Inc. Completes Initial Public Offering

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 17, 2008) - Birch Lake Capital Inc. (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has successfully completed its initial public offering of 3,300,000 common shares (the "Common Shares") at $0.20 per share for gross proceeds of $660,000 (the "Offering"). As a result of this issuance, the Corporation has 6,600,000 Common Shares issued and outstanding. In connection with the Offering, the Corporation granted to Blackmont Capital Inc., the agent of the Offering, an option to acquire an aggregate of 330,000 Common Shares (the "Agent's Option") at an exercise price of $0.20 per share. The Agent's Option will expire 24 months from the date the Corporation's Common Shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange").

The Corporation has also granted options to acquire an aggregate of 660,000 Common Shares at an exercise price of $0.20 per share to the directors and officers of the Corporation, which expire 5 years from the date of grant.

The Corporation is a capital pool company under the policies of the Exchange. The Exchange has conditionally approved the listing of the Corporation's Common Shares and the Corporation now intends to make application for final approval. It is expected that the Corporation's Common Shares will commence trading on the Exchange under the trading symbol "BLA.P".

Investors are cautioned that trading in the securities of a capital pool company should be considered highly speculative.

The TSX Venture Exchange Does Not Accept Responsibility for the Adequacy or Accuracy of this Release.

Contact Information

  • Birch Lake Capital Inc.
    William H. Petrie
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    (403) 850-2064