Uranium Participation Corporation
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Uranium Participation Corporation

March 16, 2007 14:31 ET

Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Net Asset Value at February 28, 2007

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 16, 2007) -

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Uranium Participation Corporation ("Uranium Corp") (TSX:U) reports its net asset value at February 28, 2007 was CDN$579,364,000 or CDN$11.95 per share. On a fully diluted basis, after assuming the full exercise of all outstanding in-the-money warrants, net asset value per share was CDN$11.43. As at February 28, 2007, Uranium Corp's investment portfolio consisted as follows:



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(in thousands of Canadian dollars,
except quantity amounts) Quantity Average Cost Market Value
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Investments in Uranium:

Uranium oxide in concentrates
("U3O8") 4,200,000 lbs $ 158,388 $ 417,690
Uranium hexafluoride ("UF6") 950,000 KgU $ 147,357 $ 258,980

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$ 305,745 $ 676,670
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U3O8 average cost and market
value per pound:
- In Canadian dollars $ 37.71 $ 99.45(1)
- In United States dollars $ 31.75 $ 85.00
UF6 average cost and market
value per KgU:
- In Canadian dollars $ 155.11 $ 272.61(1)
- In United States dollars $ 138.55 $ 233.00
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(1)Converted at the February 28, 2007 exchange rate of $1.1700.


The Company has entered into an agreement to lend 500,000 KgU as UF6 for a period of three years at a loan rate of 5% per annum based upon the adjusted quarterly value of the material loaned. Security for the loan is an irrevocable letter of credit from a major financial institution.

About Uranium Participation Corporation

Uranium Participation Corporation is an investment holding company which invests substantially all of its assets in uranium oxide in concentrates (U3O8) and uranium hexafluoride (UF6) (collectively "uranium"), with the primary investment objective of achieving appreciation in the value of its uranium holdings. Additional information about Uranium Participation Corporation is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on Uranium Participation Corporation's website at www.uraniumparticipation.com.

Contact Information

  • Uranium Participation Corporation
    E. Peter Farmer
    President
    (416) 979-1991 Ext. 231
    or
    Uranium Participation Corporation
    James Anderson
    Chief Financial Officer
    (416) 979-1991 Ext. 372
    Website: www.uraniumparticipation.com