HAWKEYE Gold & Diamond Inc.
TSX VENTURE : HGO
FRANKFURT : HGT

HAWKEYE Gold & Diamond Inc.

January 25, 2017 15:16 ET

HAWKEYE Announces $50,000 Private Placement and Granting of Options

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 25, 2017) - HAWKEYE Gold & Diamond Inc. (the "Company" or "HAWKEYE") (TSX VENTURE:HGO)(FRANKFURT:HGT)(ISIN:CA42016R3027)(WKN:A12A61): announces it has arranged to complete a non-brokered private placement to sell up to 500,000 units (the "Units") in the capital of the Company at a price of $0.10 per Unit for total proceeds of $50,000 (Cdn.). Each Unit shall consist of one (1) common share (a "Share") in the capital of the Corporation and one share purchase warrant. Each Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one (1) additional Share (a "Warrant Share") for fifteen cents ($0.15) at any time prior to 4:30 p.m. (Vancouver time) on the date which is twelve months from the Closing Date, at which time the Warrants will expire; provided that if at any time after the Closing Date the Corporation's Shares have a closing price of Cdn. $0.15 or more per Share for ten (10) consecutive trading days on TSX-V, the Corporation shall be entitled to give notice to the holders of the Warrants, that the Warrants will expire thirty (30) days from the date of mailing or news release of such notice unless exercised before the expiry of that period, and in such event all unexercised Warrants will expire at 4:30 p.m. (Vancouver Time) on the last day of such thirty (30) day period.

Proceeds from the private placement will be used for trades, general working capital and property acquisition.

The private placement will be subject to a four (4) month hold from closing and completion is subject to receipt of applicable regulatory approvals and finder's fees may be paid on a portion of the offering.

HAWKEYE also announces it has granted an aggregate of 500,000 incentive stock options to consultants of the Issuer pursuant to the Company's Stock Option Plan. The options have an exercise price of $0.12 per share and an expiry date of January 24, 2027.

About the Company

HAWKEYE Gold & Diamond Inc. is a junior mineral exploration and development company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada and is publicly traded on the TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol HGO and the Frankfurt Exchange under the ticker HGT; ISIN# CA42016R3027 and WKN# A12A61. HAWKEYE's Corporate mandate is to build strong asset value through the acquisition of low-cost, high-potential cash flowing mining production opportunities with blue sky discovery upside, managing our business activities in an environmentally responsible manner while contributing to the well-being of the local Community and Economy. Our goal is significant growth through Revenue and Cash flowing Projects, ultimate production through Discovery on our blue sky properties, to provide early return on investment and significant growth to maximize shareholder value.

HAWKEYE GOLD & DIAMOND INC.

Per:

Greg Neeld, President & CEO

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

Cautionary Notes Regarding Forward Looking Statements

This News Release contains forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are statements that relate to future events. These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause our or our industry's actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, levels of activity, performance or achievements expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. While these forward-looking statements, and any assumptions upon which they are based, are made in good faith and reflect our current judgment regarding the direction of our industry, actual results will almost always vary, sometimes materially, from any estimates, predictions, projections, assumptions or other future performance suggested herein. Except as required by applicable law, the Company does not intend to update any of the forward-looking statements to conform these statements to actual results.

Issued: 16,894,231 shares

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