Newstrike Capital Inc.
TSX VENTURE : NES

Newstrike Capital Inc.

February 15, 2012 13:00 ET

Newstrike Named in 2012 TSX Venture 50®

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 15, 2012) -

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Newstrike Capital Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NES) ("Newstrike" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has been named one of the 2012 TSX Venture 50® companies, an annual ranking of strong performers listed on the TSX Venture Exchange.

"We are delighted to be named to the 2012 TSX Venture 50®. Inclusion in the mining category is a milestone for Newstrike and, more importantly, for our shareholders," said Richard Whittall, President and CEO.

The 2012 TSX Venture 50® is a yearly ranking comprised of the top ten companies in each of five major industry sectors that have been identified as leaders in providing shareholder value on Canada's junior stock exchange. The 2012 TSX Venture 50® companies were chosen based on the following criteria: share price appreciation, trading volume, market capitalization growth and analyst coverage. Newstrike was ranked 5th among those companies selected in the Mining classification.

About Newstrike (TSX VENTURE:NES)

Newstrike Capital Inc. is a gold-silver focused explorer, targeting known and historic mining districts in Mexico. Current management and directors co-discovered Goldcorp's and Teck's significant discoveries in Guerrero Gold Belt in Guerrero State, currently in advanced stages of exploration and production.

Newstrike holds a 100% interest in certain exploration properties in Mexico located within two established mining districts; the gold-bearing oxidized iron skarn-porphyry camp of the Guerrero Gold Belt, and the polymetallic Ag-Au-Cu rich epithermal camp of the mining districts of Oaxaca State.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange (the "TSXV") nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSXV) has reviewed, nor do they accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of, this release.

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