February 25, 2008 15:48 ET

Maestro Ventures Closes Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 25, 2008) - Maestro Ventures Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:MAP) (the "Company") is pleased to announce the closing of the private placement announced on February 4, 2008, of up to 2,500,000 units of the Company at the price of $0.20 per unit, each unit consisting of one common share and one non-transferable warrant, each warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional share of the Company at a price of $0.25 per share for the first year and $0.30 per share for the second year, until June 21, 2010. The shares, warrants and any shares issued upon exercise of the warrants are subject to a hold period and may not be traded in British Columbia until June 21, 2008 except as permitted by the Securities Act and the Rules made thereunder by the TSX Venture Exchange.

In consideration of arranging the private placement, Haywood Securities Inc. received a finder's fee of $19,950 paid in cash and by the issuance of 99,750 units, each unit having the same terms and conditions as set out above.

About Maestro

Maestro Ventures is a mineral exploration company focused on gold, silver, and copper projects in the Great Basin of Nevada and Utah, USA. The Company holds 8,175 acres of mineral properties including the King's Canyon project in western Utah, containing an inferred historical resource of 6,800,000 tons at a grade of 0.03 oz/ton gold (217,000 ounces), at a cutoff of 0.010 oz/ton. This historic resource is contained in a small area within 500 feet of surface, having the potential to quickly become a significant oxide gold resource. Additionally, Maestro has two other drill ready projects in Nevada. The Company presently has 17,693,629 shares issued and outstanding.

This news is submitted by Allan Williams, President and Director of Maestro Ventures Ltd.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and is not responsible for the information contained in this release.

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