Consolidated Mercantile Incorporated reports second quarter financial results

    TORONTO, Aug. 7 /CNW/ - Consolidated Mercantile Incorporated (TSX: CMC;

    Net loss for the six months ended June 30, 2009 was $236,418 compared to
net earnings of $76,942 in the comparable 2008 period. Loss per share for the
period was $0.05 compared to earnings per share of $0.02 in the comparable
2008 period.
    The Company previously announced that its directors have approved a
business combination by way of a proposed amalgamation with Genterra Inc., a
company whose shares are traded on the TSX Venture Exchange. The transaction
is subject to the approval of shareholders of both companies and the approval
of the regulatory authorities.

    Consolidated Mercantile Incorporated is a management holding company
which effects its strategy through investment in, management of and merchant
banking to its core strategic industries.

    "Safe Harbor" statement under the Private Securities Reform Act of 1995:
This release contains forward-looking statements which reflect management's
current views of future events and operation. These forward-looking statements
are based on assumption and external factors, including assumptions relating
to product pricing, competitive market conditions, financial data and other
risks or uncertainties detailed from time to time in the Company's filings
with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements
represent the Company's judgement as of the date of this release and any
changes in the assumptions or external factors could produce significantly
different results.

For further information:

For further information: Stan Abramowitz, Secretary, (416) 920-0500

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