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Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Net Asset Value at April 30, 2010

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Net Asset Value at April 30, 201012:40 EDT Wednesday, May 12, 2010TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 12, 2010) - THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.Uranium Participation Corporation ("Uranium Corp")(TSX:U) reports its net asset value at April 30, 2010 was CDN$608,490,000 or CDN$5.72 per share. As at April 30, 2010, Uranium Corp's investment portfolio consisted as follows: ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- (in thousands of Canadian dollars, except quantity amounts) Quantity Cost Market Value ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Investments in Uranium: Uranium oxide in concentrates ("U3O8") 7,250,000 lbs $ 342,573 $ 306,199 Uranium hexafluoride ("UF6") 2,374,230 KgU $ 390,050 $ 273,802 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- $ 732,623 $ 580,001 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- U3O8 average cost and market value per pound: - In Canadian dollars $ 47.25 $ 42.23(1) - In United States dollars $ 43.24 $ 41.75 UF6 average cost and market value per KgU: - In Canadian dollars $ 164.28 $ 115.32(1) - In United States dollars $ 152.08 $ 114.00 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- (1) Converted at the April 30, 2010 exchange rate of $1.0116. About Uranium Participation CorporationUranium Participation Corporation is an investment holding company which invests substantially all of its assets in uranium oxide in concentrates (U3O8) and uranium hexafluoride (UF6) (collectively "uranium"), with the primary investment objective of achieving appreciation in the value of its uranium holdings. Additional information about Uranium Participation Corporation is available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com and on Uranium Participation Corporation's website at www.uraniumparticipation.com.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Uranium Participation Corporation Ron Hochstein President (416) 979-1991 Ext. 232 or Uranium Participation Corporation James Anderson Chief Financial Officer (416) 979-1991 Ext. 372