Exclamation Reports 2012 Results

Exclamation Reports 2012 Results

Toronto, Ontario CANADA, April 30, 2013 /FSC/ - Exclamation Investments Corporation (XI - TSX Venture), ("exclamation"), is a business creator conceiving and developing paradigm-shifting businesses in the dual role of founder and seed investor, today announced its financial results for the fiscal year and fourth quarter-ended December 31, 2012.  

"2012 was a year focused on investing in our current portfolio of investments to push them forward towards success." said Marc Lavine, Chief Executive Officer. "We have begun to see the results in early 2013 and expect to see additional shareholder value created throughout the year."

2012 Highlights:

- Completed non-brokered private placement with gross proceeds of $252 thousand at $0.10 per Common Share.

- Generated Portfolio Return* of +3% on the year, based on average investments of $2.5 million over the trailing 12 months. (*Portfolio Return consists of interest income, dividends, realized and unrealized gains and losses, and the recovery of fees from investments.)  

- As at December 31, 2012, total investments at fair value were $2.71 million as compared to $2.57 million at December 31, 2011, an increase of $139K or +5.4%; and

- Net asset value per share of $0.09, down from $0.10 at December 31, 2011.

Exclamation Increases Equity Stake in One Inc.

exclamation has increased its stake in One Inc. with an additional $390K investment in 2012. "The One team has been making good progress and we believe there is great upside." commented Daniel Shields, exclamation's Chief Financial Officer.

Chrysalis Capital VIII Corporation Generates Gains in 2013
Subsequent to year-end, exclamation investee, Chrysalis Capital VIII Corporation completed its qualifying transaction with Spectra7 Microsystems, a high performance analog semiconductor company. It listed on February 19, 2013 on the TSX-Venture exchange and has performed well in the markets representing an initial gain of $104,000 for exclamation in Q1.

Financial Summary


                                     as at             as at
                               December 31, 2012 December 31, 2011
                                    (GAAP)            (GAAP)
Net working capital                     $482,367          $375,243
Total current assets                     830,751           610,677
Total current liabilities                348,384           235,434
Total corporate investments            2,710,580         2,571,913
Total debt                                     -                 -
Total shareholders' equity             2,664,164        $2,920,099
($)                                                    Total
                                                  2012      2011
    Net unrealized gains (loss) on investments (174,580) (115,522)
    Net realized gain on investments                   -    38,500
    Interest income                               79,793   113,052
    Dividend income                              100,000   100,000
Total revenues                                     5,213   136,030
Expenses                                         517,383   247,310
Earnings (loss) before income taxes            (512,170) (111,280)
Net income (loss)                              (512,170) (111,280)
Net income (loss) per share (Basic)              ($0.02)   ($0.00)
Net income (loss) per share (Fully Diluted)      ($0.02)   ($0.00)


Detailed financial statements and management discussion and analysis are available on www.sedar.com.
For more information about exclamation, visit www.exclamation.com


exclamation Investments is a business creator that conceives and develops paradigm-shifting businesses in its roles of seed investor, founder and active partner. Leveraging its trans-Atlantic network to develop new business concepts, and its proven process for transforming ideas and capital into profits, exclamation shareholders participate from the founder stage as they 'get in' at a low cost before significant value is established, and are positioned to 'exit' and realize gains when value is maximized offering potential returns significantly higher than traditional venture capital and private equity.  For more information about exclamation, visit http://www.exclamation.com.

Certain information in this news release may constitute forward-looking information.  This information is based on current expectations that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Actual results might differ materially from results suggested in any forward-looking statements. The Corporation assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could differ from those reflected in the forward looking-statements unless and until required by securities laws applicable to the Corporation.  Additional information identifying risks and uncertainties is contained in the Corporation's filings with the Canadian securities regulators available at www.sedar.com.

Neither the TSX-V nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX-V) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

For more information, please contact:
Exclamation Investments Corporation
Daniel Shields, Chief Financial Officer
t : 1 (888) 838-1666
e: info@exclamationinvestments.com
w: www.exclamationinvestments.com

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