Platinex Completes Second Closing of Private Placement

    AURORA, ON, Aug. 14 /CNW/ - Platinex Inc. (TSX Venture: PTX), today
reported that it has concluded a further financing that raised $756,0000 in
gross proceeds, further to the non-brokered private placement of Platinex
securities first announced on August 2nd. The securities are subject to a
four-month hold period expiring December 11, 2007.
    Platinex has concluded a non-brokered private placement of $750,000 of
flow-through units to the MineralFields Group. The units consist of 2,142,856
flow-through units ("FT Units") to be sold for $0.35 per unit. Each FT Unit
consists of one flow-through common share and one warrant. Each warrant grants
the right to purchase one non-flow-through common share at $0.60 per share
during the first year following closing and at $0.75 per share during the
second year following closing.
    The Company paid a 5% cash commission to the finder, Limited Market
Dealer Inc., in respect of the sale of FT Units and issued finder options
granting the finder the right to purchase 214,286 units (the "LMD Units") for
$0.35 per unit within 24 months from the closing date. Each LMD Unit is the
same as a FT Unit, except that the common share forming part of an LMD Unit is
a non-flow-through common share. The Company will pay the finder a 5% due
diligence fee.
    Platinex also concluded the sale of 20,000 non-flow-through units ("NFT
Units") for gross proceeds of $6,000. The NFT Units were sold for $0.30 per
unit. Each NFT Unit consists of one non-flow-through common share and one
warrant. Each warrant grants the right to purchase one non-flow-through common
share at $0.35 per share during the 24 months following closing. The Company
paid an 8% cash commission to finders in respect of the NFT Units and issued
an 8% finder warrants granting finders the right to purchase NFT Units for
$0.30 per unit within 24 months from the closing date.
    Of the financing for $3,500,000 announced on August 2, 2007, Platinex has
now closed $1,686,300 and is seeking to raise the remainder prior to
August 31, 2007.
    "We are very pleased to be renewing Platinex's relationship with
MineralFields Group," said President and CEO, James R. Trusler. "This is an
important milestone in the growth of Platinex Inc. and we look forward to
working with MineralFields Group as we explore our holdings in the Big Trout
Lake property."
    Accounting for the private placement to date, there are 20,433,288 issued
and outstanding common shares of Platinex Inc.

    About MineralFields, Pathway and First Canadian Securities (R)

    MineralFields Group (a division of Pathway Asset Management) is a
Toronto-based mining fund with significant assets under administration that
offers its tax-advantaged super flow-through limited partnerships to investors
throughout Canada during most of the calendar year, as well as hard-dollar
resource limited partnerships to investors throughout the world. Pathway Asset
Management also specializes in the manufacturing and distribution of
structured products and mutual funds. Information about MineralFields Group is
available at First Canadian Securities (R) is active in
leading resource financings (both flow-through and hard dollar)on competitive,
effective and service-friendly terms, with investors both within, and outside
of, MineralFields Group.

    About Platinex Inc.

    Platinex is a Canadian exploration company based near Toronto. Platinex
focuses on carefully selected Platinum Group Element targets in settings
analogous to the JM reef (Stillwater Complex, Montana) and the Merensky and
UG2 reefs (Bushveld Complex, RSA). Platinex is determined to find platinum
sources to be used in the campaign to eliminate the threat of global warming.
Shares of Platinex are listed for trading on the TSX Venture Exchange under
the symbol PTX.


    Except for statements of historical fact, all statements in this news
release - including, without limitation, statements regarding future plans and
objectives, are forward-looking statements that involve various risks and
uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be
accurate; actual results and future events could differ materially from those
anticipated in such statements.


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For further information:

For further information: Platinex Inc., James R. Trusler, President &
CEO, Tel: (905) 727-9046, Email:; CHF Investor Relations,
Cathy Hume, CEO, Tel: (416) 868-1079 ext. 231, Email:

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