StoneShield Capital Corp.
TSX VENTURE : STS
FRANKFURT : 5XS

StoneShield Capital Corp.

March 13, 2012 03:01 ET

StoneShield Announces Private Placement of Units

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - March 13, 2012) - StoneShield Capital Corp. (TSX VENTURE:STS)(FRANKFURT:5XS) ("StoneShield" or the "Company") is pleased to announce the Company intends to complete a non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") to raise up to C$1,500,000 through the sale of up to 15,000,000 units (the "Units") at C$0.10 per Unit. Each Unit will consist of one common share and one half of one share purchase warrant. Each full warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional common share for 24 months from the closing of the Private Placement at a price of C$0.15 per share for the first 12 months and C$0.20 for the remaining 12 months. Finders fees may be payable in connection with the Private Placement as permitted under the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange. This financing is subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval.

Net proceeds from the Private Placement will be utilized to fund the proposed work programs on StoneShield's Goldtooth gold property, as well as for general working capital. The Goldtooth gold property bookends the operating Briggs gold mine owned by Atna Resources Ltd. in Inyo County, CA.

StoneShield is a publicly traded exploration company which currently has 24,508,067 shares outstanding. The Company is focused on the discovery of high-value precious metals deposits in North and South America. StoneShield's experienced management team boasts multiple discoveries, and brings over 140 years of combined experience in the mining and exploration sector. Please visit the Company's web site address at www.stoneshieldcapital.com.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF STONESHIELD CAPITAL CORP.

Kris Kottmeier, President/CEO

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