Northern Freegold Resources Ltd.
TSX VENTURE : NFR

Northern Freegold Resources Ltd.

June 16, 2009 18:33 ET

Northern Freegold Resources Ltd. Completes C$5,000,000 Bought Deal Equity Financing

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - June 16, 2009) -

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Northern Freegold Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:NFR) (the "Company") announced today it has closed the bought deal private placement announced May 28, 2009 with a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Capital Corporation and including Dundee Securities Corp. and Haywood Securities Inc. (collectively the "Underwriters"). A total of 10,000,000 units (the "Units") were sold at an issue price of $0.50 per Unit for gross proceeds of C$5,000,000 (the "Offering").

Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and one-half warrant with each whole warrant exercisable at a price of $0.75 for a period of 24 months from closing of the Offering.

The Underwriters have been paid a cash fee equal to 6.5% of the gross proceeds raised from the Offering and have been granted underwriter warrants equal to 6.5% of the Units issued as part of the Offering. Each underwriter warrant is exercisable for a period of 24 months from closing of the Offering at an exercise price of $0.75.

The Company expects the non-brokered portion of the private placement of up to C$3,000,000 comprising 6,000,000 Units under the same terms as above to close tomorrow, June 17, 2009.

The net proceeds of the Offering will be used for general working capital as well as ongoing exploration on the Freegold Mountain Project. All securities issued under the Offering will be subject to a standard four month hold period from the date of closing.

About Northern Freegold Resources Ltd.

Northern Freegold is a rapidly advancing Canadian-based precious metals exploration and development company, which brings local expertise and strong management to focus on the development of economic mineral resources on the district-scale Freegold Mountain gold and copper project in the Yukon and the Burro Creek gold and silver property in Arizona.

Northern Freegold Resources Ltd.

On behalf of the Board of Directors

Susan P. Craig, President

This news release may contain forward-looking statements including but not limited to comments regarding the timing and content of upcoming work programs, geological interpretations, receipt of property titles, potential mineral recovery processes, etc. Forward-looking statements address future events and conditions and therefore, involve inherent risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially from those currently anticipated in such statements.

The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Northern Freegold Resources Ltd.
    Debbie James
    Investor Relations Manager
    877.893.8757 or 604.893.8757
    604.893.8758 (FAX)
    www.northernfreegold.com