Pinetree Capital Ltd.

Pinetree Capital Ltd.

January 26, 2011 16:05 ET

Pinetree Capital Announces Extension of Line of Credit

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 26, 2011) - Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX:PNP) is pleased to announce the extension of the maturity date of its $25 million standby line of credit (the "Line") to December 31, 2011. The Line is provided by the company's Chief Executive Officer, Sheldon Inwentash, and bears interest at a rate of 1% per month on draw down amounts, has a standby fee of 0.25% on any unused portion and is secured by the company's assets. Currently there are no amounts outstanding under the Line.

About Pinetree

Pinetree Capital Ltd. ("Pinetree") was incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario and its shares are publicly-traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") under the symbol "PNP". Pinetree is a diversified investment and merchant banking firm focused on the small cap market. Pinetree's investments are primarily in the resources sector: Uranium and Coal, Oil & Gas, Precious Metals, Base Metals and Potash, Lithium and Rare Earths. Pinetree's investment approach is to develop a macro view of a sector, build a position consistent with the view by identifying micro-cap opportunities within that sector, and devise an exit strategy designed to maximize our relative return in light of changing fundamentals and opportunities.

For more details about Pinetree and its investments, please visit our website at

Contact Information

  • Pinetree Capital Ltd.
    Sheldon Inwentash
    Chairman & CEO
    Investor Relations: Pinetree Capital Ltd.
    Richard Patricio
    Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs