Halo Resources Ltd.
FRANKFURT : HRL
TSX VENTURE : HLO

Halo Resources Ltd.

October 24, 2008 11:43 ET

Halo Resources Announces Financing With the MineralFields Group

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 24, 2008) - Halo Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:HLO)(FRANKFURT:HRL) (the "Company") is pleased to announce a non-brokered private placement (the "Private Placement") with the MineralFields Group of up to 17,492,140 units (each a "Unit") at a purchase price of $0.05 per Unit raising aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of $874,607. Each Unit will consist of one common share of the Company issued on a flow-through basis under the Income Tax Act (Canada) and one-half of one common share purchase warrant (each whole warrant, a "Warrant"). Each Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one non-flow-through common share of the Company at an exercise price of $0.15 per share at any time after the date of closing of the Private Placement (the "Closing") until 12 months after the Closing and thereafter at an exercise price of $0.20 per share until 24 months after the Closing.

The Company intends to pay a finder's fee to Limited Market Dealer consisting of units (having the same terms as the Units offered under the Private Placement) (the "Finder's Units") in a number equal to 5% of the Units sold under the Private Placement and an option to purchase further Finder's Units in a number equal to 10% of the Units sold under the Private Placement.

Proceeds from the Private Placement will be used to finance the exploration of the Company's Sherridon property in Manitoba and the Company's West Red Lake property in Ontario.

All securities issued in connection with the Private Placement will be subject to a minimum four month hold period. The Private Placement is subject to the approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Marc Cernovitch, Chairman

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