Pinetree Capital Ltd.

Pinetree Capital Ltd.

November 18, 2009 09:00 ET

Pinetree Capital Ltd. Acquires Securities of Longview Capital Partners Incorporated

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 18, 2009) - Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX:PNP), announces that on November 17, 2009 it acquired ownership of 6,250,000 common shares ("Common Shares") of Longview Capital Partners Incorporated ("Longview"), and 6,250,000 common share purchase warrants (the "Warrants"). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one additional common share until November 17, 2011, at a price of $0.15. In the event that the Warrants are fully exercised, these holdings represent approximately 10.0% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of Longview as of November 17, 2009, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Warrants only.

These transactions were made for investment purposes and Pinetree could increase or decrease its investment in Longview depending on market conditions or any other relevant factor.

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, 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.

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