Venerable Ventures Ltd.

Venerable Ventures Ltd.

May 24, 2012 12:27 ET

Venerable Announces Option Exercise Payment

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - May 24, 2012) - Venerable Ventures Ltd. ("Venerable" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:VLV) is pleased to announce that, pursuant to the terms of an option agreement dated April 26, 2011 (the "Option Agreement") with Robert Carmichael and Landmark Geological Inc. (collectively, the "Optionors"), the Company has completed the first anniversary payments required to be made to the Optionors as partial consideration for the exercise of the option to acquire a 100% interest in and to the Trout Property. The first anniversary payments consisted of an aggregate cash payment of $50,000 and the issuance of an aggregate of 100,000 common shares of the Company to the Optionors.

The common shares issued to the Optionors in connection with the first anniversary payments are subject to a four month and one day hold period under applicable securities laws.

About the Company

Venerable is a Canadian natural resource company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of mineral properties, with its primary focus on the Trout Property. Venerable holds an option to acquire a 100% interest in and to the Trout Property pursuant to the terms of the Option Agreement. The Trout Property is 65km southwest of Vanderhoof, BC on the Nechako Plateau and covers an area of 7179 Hectares. The Trout Property is approximately 40 km NNE of NewGold's Blackwater Project.



Ryan Sharp, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

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