Uranium Participation Corporation
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Uranium Participation Corporation

April 19, 2007 08:29 ET

Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Net Asset Value at March 31, 2007

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 19, 2007) -

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Uranium Participation Corporation ("Uranium Corp") (TSX:U) reports its net asset value at March 31, 2007 was CDN$631,348,000 or CDN$13.02 per share. On a fully diluted basis, after assuming the full exercise of all outstanding warrants, net asset value per share was CDN$12.38. As at March 31, 2007, Uranium Corp's investment portfolio consisted as follows:



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(in thousands of Canadian dollars, Quantity Average Cost Market Value
except quantity amounts)
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Investments in Uranium:
Uranium oxide in concentrates
("U3O8") 4,200,000 lbs $ 158,388 $ 460,007
Uranium hexafluoride ("UF6") 950,000 KgU $ 147,357 $ 284,766

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$ 305,745 $ 744,773
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U3O8 average cost and market
value per pound:
- In Canadian dollars $ 37.71 $ 109.53(1)
- In United States dollars $ 31.75 $ 95.00
UF6 average cost and market
value per KgU:
- In Canadian dollars $ 155.11 $ 299.75(1)
- In United States dollars $ 138.55 $ 260.00
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(1) Converted at the March 31, 2007 exchange rate of $1.1529.


As at March 31, 2007, Uranium Corp had committed to purchase an additional 250,000 KgU as UF6 at a total cost of US$61,625,000, excluding commissions payable to the Manager. This purchase commitment has been funded from the proceeds of Uranium Corp's public equity offering which closed on April 10, 2007.

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