Toronto-based resource-focused private equity firm Pinetree Capital has purchased 1 million common shares of Integra Gold Corp (TSX Venture: ICG). No financial terms were disclosed. As a result of this transaction, Pinetree now holds an aggregate of 12,327,850 common shares of the company. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Integra Gold is focused on exploring and developing its high-grade Lamaque Gold Project in Val-d’Or, Québec.
TORONTO, CANADA–(Marketwired – Dec. 19, 2013) – Pinetree Capital Ltd. (TSX:PNP), announces that on December 18, 2013, it acquired ownership of 1,000,000 common shares (“Common Shares”) of Integra Gold Corp. (“Integra”) through a third party vendor representing approximately 0.8% of the total issued and outstanding common shares of Integra as of December 18, 2013. As a result of this transaction, Pinetree and its joint actors collectively held, as at December 18, 2013, an aggregate of 12,327,850 common shares of Integra, including the Common Shares, and rights to acquire an additional 1,100,000 common shares of Integra upon exercise of certain convertible securities (the “Convertible Securities”). Of these totals, Pinetree owns 7,175,000 common shares, including the Common Shares, directly.
In the event that the Convertible Securities are fully exercised, the holdings of Pinetree and its joint actors represents a total of 13,427,850 common shares of Integra, or approximately 10.4% of all issued and outstanding common shares as at December 18, 2013, calculated on a partially diluted basis assuming the exercise of the Convertible Securities only. These transactions were made for investment purposes and Pinetree or its joint actors could increase or decrease their investment in Integra depending on market conditions or any other relevant factor.
Pinetree Capital Ltd. (“Pinetree”) was incorporated under the laws of the Province of Ontario and its shares are publicly-traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (“TSX”) under the symbol “PNP”. 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.
Pinetree’s investment approach is to develop a macro view of a sector, build a position consistent with the view by identifying micro-cap opportunities within that sector, and devise an exit strategy designed to maximize our relative return in light of changing fundamentals and opportunities. Pinetree is recognized as a value-added partner in the resource industry.
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