TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 1, 2013) - Gideon Capital Corp. ("Gideon Capital") (TSX VENTURE:GOL.P), a capital pool company as defined under Policy 2.4 of the TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange"), announces the appointment of Richard Rogers to the board of directors.

Since 2008, Mr. Rogers has been the president of a private consulting firm. Prior to his current position, Mr. Rogers was the Chief Financial Officer of Cymat Inc. (2005-2006) and Slater Steel Inc. (1999-2003). Before his time at Slater Steel Inc., Mr. Rogers was a partner at Canham Rogers for ten years and a senior tax manager at KPMG for four years. He started off his career as a chartered accountant at Rosen Ezrin Ogus from 1981 to 1985.

Mr. Rogers holds a bachelor of commerce from the University of Toronto and earned his chartered accountant designation in 1983.

About Gideon Capital Corp.

Gideon Capital, a capital pool company within the meaning of the policies of the Exchange, was incorporated on June 15, 2011 and was listed on the Exchange on February 3, 2012. Gideon Capital does not have any operations and has no assets other than cash. Gideon Capital's business is to identify and evaluate businesses and assets with a view to completing a qualifying transaction under the policies of the Exchange.

The information in this news release includes certain information and statements about management's view of future events, expectations, plans and prospects that constitute forward looking statements. These statements are based upon assumptions that are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. Because of these risks and uncertainties and as a result of a variety of factors, the actual results, expectations, achievements or performance may differ materially from those anticipated and indicated by these forward looking statements. Although Gideon Capital believes that the expectations reflected in forward looking statements are reasonable, it can give no assurances that the expectations of any forward looking statements will prove to be correct. Except as required by law, Gideon Capital disclaims any intention and assumes no obligation to update or revise any forward looking statements to reflect actual results, whether as a result of new information, future events, changes in assumptions, changes in factors affecting such forward looking statements or otherwise.

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

Contact Information:

Gideon Capital Corp.
Bill G. Calsbeck
Chief Executive Officer
(604) 484-5761