Pinetree Capital Ltd.

Pinetree Capital Ltd.

January 14, 2011 14:24 ET

Pinetree Capital Ltd. Acquires Securities of Marketvision Direct, Inc.

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 14, 2011) - Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX:PNP), announces that through a series of transactions ending on January 13, 2011, it acquired ownership of 1,600,000 common shares ("Common Shares") of Marketvision Direct, Inc. ("Marketvision") through the facilities of the TSX Venture Exchange, representing approximately 2.9% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of Marketvision as of January 13, 2011. As a result of this transaction, Pinetree and its joint actors collectively held, as at January 13, 2011, an aggregate of 4,750,000 common shares of Marketvision, including the Common Shares and rights to acquire an additional 2,250,000 common shares of Marketvision upon exercise of certain convertible securities (the "Convertible Securities"). Of these totals, Pinetree owns 2,500,000 common shares, including the Common Shares, directly. In the event that the Convertible Securities are fully exercised, the holdings of Pinetree and its joint actors represents a total of 7,000,000 common shares of Marketvision, or approximately 12.2% of all issued and outstanding common shares as at January 13, 2011, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Convertible Securities only.

This transaction was made for investment purposes and Pinetree and/or it joint actors could increase or decrease its/their investment in Marketvision 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 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.

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    Sheldon Inwentash
    Chairman & CEO
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