Platinum Group Metals Added to the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index
(Vancouver/Johannesburg) Platinum Group Metals Ltd. (PTM-TSX; PLG-NYSE AMEX) (“Platinum
Group”) is pleased to announce that it has been added to the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index effective as of market
open on Monday, September 20, 2010.
Commenting on the addition Platinum Group President and CEO R. Michael Jones stated, “We are pleased to
be added to the S&P/TSX SmallCap Index. It reflects our growth and progress as a public company over the
past year. Inclusion in the index will continue to enhance our global visibility as we make strategic decisions
related to our business in the near term, as precious metals markets are improving.”
The S&P/TSX SmallCap Index provides an investable index for the Canadian small cap market. The index is
float adjusted and market cap weighted and was developed with industry input as the ideal benchmark for those
with small cap exposure of the Canadian equity market. The Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) serves as the
distributor of both real-time and historical data for this index. Eligibility criteria include certain levels for market
capitalization and liquidity, among other requirements.
About Platinum Group Metals Ltd.
Platinum Group is based in Vancouver BC, Canada and Johannesburg, South Africa. Platinum Group has a
management team in both Canada and South Africa, which have successful track records of more than 20 years
each in exploration, mine discovery, mine construction and mine operations. Platinum Group holds mineral rights
in both Canada and South Africa and in addition to the WBJV Project 1 Platinum mine with a completed
feasibility study, the Company has two active exploration joint ventures with JOGMEC, the Japanese state
company. The Company was formed in 2000 and is focused on the development of platinum operations.
On behalf of the Board of
Platinum Group Metals Ltd.
“R. Michael Jones”
For further information contact:
R. Michael Jones, President
or Kris Begi