Prophecy Platinum Corp.
TSX VENTURE : NKL
OTCQX : PNIKF
FRANKFURT : P94P

Prophecy Platinum Corp.

August 24, 2012 19:25 ET

Prophecy Platinum Arranges $3 Million Non-Brokered Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 24, 2012) - Prophecy Platinum Corp. ("Prophecy" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NKL)(OTCQX:PNIKF)(FRANKFURT:P94P) reports the Company has arranged a non-brokered private placement of 2,500,000 units (each a "Unit") at a price of $1.20 per Unit for total gross proceeds of $3 million. The entire placement was subscribed by an existing shareholder.

Each Unit comprised one common share and a half (1/2) share purchase warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one additional common share at a price of $2.00 per share for a period of two years. The warrants are subject to 30 day accelerated conversion if the closing price of the Company's shares on the TSX Venture Exchange is $2.80 or above for a period of 10 consecutive days.

Finder's fees may be payable in connection with the financing in accordance with the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange.

Closing of the placement is anticipated to occur on August 28, 2012.

Proceeds of the placement will be applied to the Company's flagship PGM-Ni-Cu Wellgreen project in the Yukon and its other properties, in addition to general working capital.

About Prophecy Platinum

Prophecy Platinum Corp. is a Canadian based Nickel PGM exploration company with projects in Canada, Argentina and Uruguay. Defining and driving the company is its flagship Wellgreen PGM nickel copper property in Canada's Yukon Territory. Prophecy's further holdings include the fully permitted Shakespeare project in Ontario, the Lynn Lake nickel copper project in Manitoba, the Las Aguilas nickel PGM deposit in Argentina, as well as five prospective claims in Uruguay. Further information can be found at www.prophecyplat.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Prophecy Platinum Corp.

John Lee, Chairman

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended ("the U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities law and may not be offered or sold in the United States or to U.S. Persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

"Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release."

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