Great Lakes Graphite Inc.
TSX VENTURE : GLK
OTC PINK : GLKIF
FRANKFURT : 8GL

Great Lakes Graphite Inc.

April 04, 2016 10:20 ET

Great Lakes Graphite Announces Private Placement

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 4, 2016) - Great Lakes Graphite Inc. ("GLK" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GLK)(OTC PINK:GLKIF)(FRANKFURT:8GL) wishes to announce a new non-brokered private-placement offering of up to a total of eleven million one hundred and eleven thousand and one hundred and eleven units of Company equity.

The private placement will consist of an offering of 11,111,111 units (a "Unit") at a price of $CDN 0.09 per Unit, for gross proceeds of up to $CDN 1,000,000. Each Unit will consist of one common share of Great Lakes and one common share-purchase warrant (the "Warrants"); each Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional Great Lakes common share at a price of $CDN 0.12 for a period of twenty-four (24) months after the closing of the Offering.

A finder's fee equal to a cash commission of 8% of the aggregate gross proceeds from the Units sold, plus finder's warrants (the "Finder's Warrants") equal to 8% of the aggregate number of Units sold, will compensate finders appointed by the Company to source subscriptions. Each Finder's Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional Great Lakes common share at a price of $CDN 0.12 for a period of twenty-four (24) months after the closing of the Offering. All securities issued by the Offering will be subject to a hold period of four months plus one day. The Offering is subject to regulatory approval.

Net Proceeds from the Offering will be used for corporate development and working capital.

About Great Lakes Graphite: Great Lakes Graphite Inc. is an industrial minerals company focussed on bringing value-added carbon products to a well-defined market.

The Company has entered into long-term agreements for use of the Matheson Micronization Facility and for supply of high quality natural graphite concentrate (see news release dated 03/23/15) which have positioned Great Lakes Graphite to become an emerging domestic manufacturer and supplier of micronized products to a growing regional customer base where pricing and demand continue to rise.

Further information regarding Great Lakes can be found on the Company's website at: www.GreatLakesGraphite.com.

Great Lakes Graphite trades with symbol GLK on the TSX Venture Exchange and currently has 101,227,645 shares outstanding (152,467,856 fully diluted).

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Caution Regarding Forward Looking Information: Certain statements in this press release may constitute "forward looking information" which involves known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward looking information. When used in this press release, such forward looking information may use such words as "may'', "will'', "expect'', "believe", "plan" and other similar terminology. Forward looking information is provided for the purpose of presenting information about management's current expectations relating to the future events and the operating performance of the Company, and readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. The forward looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the ability of the Company to fulfill the orders and future orders, regulatory requirements, general economic, market or business conditions and future developments in the sectors of the economy in which the business of Great Lakes operates. The foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Please see the Company's financial statements, MD&A and other documents available on www.sedar.com, for a more detailed description of the risk factors. The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward looking information, whether a result of new information, future results or otherwise, except as required by law.

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