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AQM Copper Announces Extension of Agreement With Pinnacle Capital Markets for Investor Relations

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Feb. 18, 2013) - AQM Copper Inc. ("AQM Copper Inc." or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:AQM)(BVL:AQM) has extended the agreement with Pinnacle Capital Markets Ltd. ("Pinnacle") to develop and provide investor relations services for the Company. Pinnacle has been engaged to refine and execute an investor relations strategy that will enhance and expand AQM Copper Inc. exposure with the Canadian and international investment community. Pinnacle will assist AQM Copper Inc. in fostering productive, continuing dialogues with analysts, brokers, potential investors, current shareholders and other financial professionals.

The term of the agreement is for a period of one year (the "Term") and may be extended at any time during the Term for an additional one year by written agreement of the parties. AQM Copper Inc. will compensate Pinnacle with a monthly retainer of $7,000 and issue 100,000 incentive stock options to be granted pursuant to the Company's stock option plan (the "Option Plan") and the rules of the TSX Venture Exchange. The options are exercisable at a price of $0.10 for one year in accordance with the Option Plan and will vest in four equal installments every three months commencing on the grant date. The agreement is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Bruce Turner, President and CEO

About Pinnacle

Pinnacle Capital Markets LTD. is a Toronto based advisory firm that provides full range of services to publicly-listed companies operating primarily in the mining, oil and gas, technology and renewable energy sectors. They also assist private companies develop and define a capital markets strategy for future public listing. Their objective is to work closely with their clients to achieve key investor relations goals such as: assist in positioning their client in the context of the public markets, enhance visibility within the financial community, increase liquidity through enhanced retail and institutional awareness, attract and increase equity research coverage, and assist in identifying much needed growth capital. PCM believes that a successful investor relations program depends on a multifaceted approach, including an effective strategy, tactical execution, thoughtful advice, and ongoing communication.

About AQM Copper

AQM Copper Inc. is a Canadian based mineral exploration company exploring and developing copper deposits in South America. Through its wholly owned Peruvian subsidiary, Minera AQM Copper Peru S.A.C., the Company is developing the Zafranal Copper-Gold Porphyry Project located in Southern Peru. Minera AQM Copper Peru S.A.C. is the operator of a 50/50 JV with Teck Resources Limited through a sole purpose Peruvian company formed for Zafranal as announced in its press release on July 8, 2010. The Zafranal Project has NI 43-101 compliant measured and indicated resources of 510.7 million tonnes grading 0.36% copper and 0.07 grams per tonne gold. Management and directors have extensive experience working for the world's largest mining copper producers. Please refer to the Company's website at www.aqmcopper.com, for further information regarding the Company and its projects.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
To speak with an Investor Relations representative,
please contact:
Pinnacle Capital Markets LTD.
Spyros P. Karellas
(416) 433-5696 or (416) 800-8921
spyros@pinnaclecapitalmarkets.ca

 

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