AQM Copper Inc.
TSX VENTURE : AQM
BVLAC : AQM

AQM Copper Inc.

October 22, 2010 14:18 ET

Pinnacle Capital Markets to provide Investor Relations Services to AQM Copper Inc.

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Oct. 22, 2010) - AQM Copper Inc. ('AQM Copper Inc. or the 'Company') (TSX VENTURE:AQM)(BVLAC:AQM) has retained Pinnacle Capital Markets Ltd. ("Pinnacle"), a Toronto based firm led by Spyros Karellas, to develop and provide investor relations services for the Company. Pinnacle has been engaged to work together with Vancouver based Kin Communications to refine and execute an investor relations strategy that will enhance and expand AQM Copper Inc. exposure with the Canadian and international investment community. Pinnacle will assist the company in fostering productive, continuing dialogues with analysts, brokers, potential investors, current shareholders and other financial professionals.

The initial period of the agreement is for 3 months with an option to renew at terms mutually agreeable to each party. AQM Copper Inc. will compensate Pinnacle with a monthly retainer of $6,000 and issue 100,000 incentive stock options to be granted pursuant to the Company's stock option plan (the "Option Plan") and the rules of the TSX Venture Exchange. The options are exercisable at a price of $0.82 for five years in accordance with the Option and will vest in four equal installments every three months commencing on the grant date. In the event the Company and Pinnacle elect to extend the agreement, the monthly compensation will increase to $7,000. The agreement is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Pinnacle

Pinnacle Capital Markets LTD. is a Toronto based advisory firm that provides full range of services to publicly- listed companies operating primarily in the mining, oil and gas, technology and renewable energy sectors. They also assist private companies develop and define a capital markets strategy for future public listing. Their objective is to work closely with their clients to achieve key investor relations goals such as: assist in positioning their client in the context of the public markets, enhance visibility within the financial community, increase liquidity through enhanced retail and institutional awareness, attract and increase equity research coverage, and assist in identifying much needed growth capital. PCM believes that a successful investor relations program depends on a multifaceted approach, including an effective strategy, tactical execution, thoughtful advice, and ongoing communication.

ABOUT AQM: AQM Copper Inc. (formerly Apoquindo Minerals) is a Canadian based mineral exploration company developing copper deposits in South America. Through its wholly owned Peruvian subsidiary, Minera AQM Peru SAC, the company is developing the Zafranal Copper-Gold Porphyry Project located in Southern Peru. Management and directors have extensive experience working for the world's largest mining Copper producers. Please refer to the Company's website for further information regarding the Company and its projects.

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