Merlin Announces SEC Registration

Apr 03, 2001, 01:00 ET from Merlin Software Technologies International, Inc.

    BURNABY, British Columbia, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Merlin Software
 Technologies International, Inc (OTC Bulletin Board:   MLSW), a provider of
 Linux based software applications and utilities, today announced that the
 Securities and Exchange Commission cleared comments on the Company's Form SB-2
 registration statement and that registration statement was declared effective
 on Friday, March 29, 2001.
     The registration statement qualifies the resale of the shares of the
 Company's common stock, that are issuable upon the conversion of certain
 convertible notes and the exercise of the share purchase warrants in
 connection with a private placement that closed in August, 2000.  The
 registration statement also qualifies the resale of shares of the Company's
 common stock that were issued in earlier private placements.
     Under the terms of the private placement which closed on August 24, 2000,
 Merlin sold an aggregate of US $2.1 million in Convertible Notes and
 1,520,000 Share Purchase Warrants.  The Company received $1.1 million on
 August 24, 2000 and the balance of $1.0 million is due seven trading days
 after the effectiveness of the registration statement with the Securities and
 Exchange Commission.
     Merlin is a software publishing company that provides Linux, UNIX, Windows
 and Mac users with unique Linux based products that dramatically improve

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