NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - May 12, 2016) -


Black Lion Capital Corp. (TSX VENTURE:BLC.P) ("Black Lion" or the "Company"), a capital pool company, is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") issuing a total of 2,810,000 shares at a price of $0.10 for gross proceeds of $281,000.

Net proceeds from the Private Placement will be used for the identification and evaluation of a Qualifying Transaction.

In connection with the Private Placement, the Company paid cash finder's fees to various arm's length finders in the aggregate amount of $15,060.

All of the shares issued in the Private Placement are subject to a four month hold period expiring September 13, 2016.

About the Company

The Company has not commenced commercial operations and has no assets other than cash. The only business of the Company is the identification and evaluation of assets or businesses with a view to completing a "Qualifying Transaction" in accordance with Exchange Policy 2.4 - Capital Pool Companies. For further information please see the Company's prospectus dated January 27, 2016, available on the Company's SEDAR profile at

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.

This news release contains forward-looking statements or information (collectively referred to herein as "forward-looking statements"). Such statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results, performance or developments to differ materially from those contained in the statements and are not guarantees of future performance of the Company. Such statements include, but are not limited to, the identifying and evaluation of a Qualified Transaction. No assurance can be given that any of the events anticipated by the forward-looking statements will occur or, if they do occur, what benefits the Company will obtain from them. These forward-looking statements reflect management's current views and are based on certain expectations, estimates and assumptions which may prove to be incorrect. A number of risks and uncertainties could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including risks and uncertainties relating to the Company's ability to identify, evaluate and complete a Qualifying Transaction and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in the Company's Prospectus dated January 27, 2016 available on Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should any of the Company's assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary in material respects from those projected in the forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned that the foregoing list of risks, uncertainties and other factors is not exhaustive. Unpredictable or unknown factors not discussed could also have material adverse effects on forward-looking statements. The impact of any one factor on a particular forward-looking statement is not determinable with certainty as such factors are dependent on other factors, and the Company's course of action would depend on its assessment of the future considering all information then available. All forward-looking statements in this news release are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary statements. Except as required by law, the Company assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements should circumstances or management's estimates or opinions change.

Contact Information:

Black Lion Capital Corp.
Michael P. Walsh
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director