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Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Net Asset Value at January 31, 2013

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Uranium Participation Corporation Reports Net Asset Value at January 31, 201308:30 EST Tuesday, February 05, 2013TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 5, 2013) -THIS NEWS RELEASE IS NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES.Uranium Participation Corporation (TSX:U) ("UPC") reports its estimated net asset value at January 31, 2013 was CDN$625.0 million or CDN$5.88 per share. As at January 31, 2013, UPC's investment portfolio consisted as follows:(in thousands of Canadian dollars, except quantity amounts)QuantityCostMarket ValueInvestments in Uranium:Uranium oxide in concentrates ("U3O8")7,250,000 lbs$342,495$318,745Uranium hexafluoride ("UF6")2,374,230 KgU$389,998$296,541$732,493$615,286U3O8 average cost and market value per pound:- In Canadian dollars$47.24$43.961- In United States dollars$43.23$44.00UF6 average cost and market value per KgU:- In Canadian dollars$164.26$124.901- In United States dollars$152.06$125.001Converted at the January 31, 2013 exchange rate of $0.9992. About Uranium Participation CorporationUranium Participation Corporation is a company that 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 and on Uranium Participation Corporation's website at FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Contact Information: Uranium Participation CorporationRon HochsteinPresident(416) 979-1991 Ext. 232Uranium Participation CorporationJames AndersonChief Financial Officer(416) 979-1991 Ext.