North Atlantic Resources Ltd.
TSX : NAC

North Atlantic Resources Ltd.

June 23, 2009 09:15 ET

North Atlantic Resources Ltd.: Proposed Equity Private Placement to Raise Up to $256,000

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 23, 2009) -

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North Atlantic Resources Ltd. ("the Company")(TSX:NAC) announces that it is proposing to complete an equity private placement to raise a minimum of $150,000 and up to a maximum of $256,000. The private placement consists of a minimum of 1,875,000 units and a maximum of 3,200,000 units. Each unit will consist of one common share and one common share purchase warrant. Each warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional common share at a price of $0.15 per common share for a period of 36 months following the closing date of the private placement. If the trading price of the Company's shares is not less than $0.60 per share for a period of 20 consecutive trading days, the Company may accelerate the expiry date of the warrants.

Proceeds of the private placement will be used for continued exploration and development of the Company's gold exploration projects in Mali, and for general corporate purposes.

Completion of the private placement is conditional upon receipt of all required regulatory approvals.

"The Company's flagship property, the FT Gold Project and the promising new gold discovery on its Kourouba Gold Project are two of several properties where exploration programs are panned" said Scott Waldie President and CEO of North Atlantic.

This news release is intended for distribution in Canada only and is not intended for distribution to United States newswire services or dissemination in the United States. The securities being offered have not, nor will they be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent U.S. registration or an applicable exemption from the U.S. registration requirements. This release does not constitute an offer for sale of securities in the United States.

North Atlantic has 25,723,741 common shares issued and outstanding (29,288,741 shares on a fully diluted basis).

Please visit the Company's website www.nac-tsx.com to view project details and planned exploration programs.

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