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Goodmans Deals & Cases

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Pinetree Capital Ltd. Completes Private Placement of 8% Convertible Debentures


Areas Corporate Finance and Securities, Tax


Goodmans represented Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX:PNP) in connection with the completion of a private placement of $75 million aggregate principal amount of 8% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures at a price of $1,000 per debenture, issued at par on May 17, 2011. Pinetree will use the proceeds from the private placement for general corporate purposes. The debentures were sold through a syndicate of agents co-led by Dundee Securities Ltd. and GMP Securities L.P., and including Acumen Capital Finance Partners Limited, Fraser Mackenzie Limited, and M Partners Inc.

Pinetree is a diversified investment and venture capital firm focused on the small cap market.  Pinetree’s investments are primarily in the resources sector: precious metals, base metals, oil and gas, potash, lithium and rare earths, uranium and coal.