Highland Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : HI

Highland Resources Inc.

April 20, 2012 18:28 ET

Highland Resources Inc.: $16.5 Million Private Placement Arranged

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 20, 2012) - Highland Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:HI) (the "Company") announces it has arranged a non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of up to $16,500,000. The private placement will consist of up to 206,250,000 Units at a price of $0.08 per unit. Each unit is comprised of one common share of Highland and one transferable common share purchase warrant, each warrant exercisable for a period of two years from the date of issue to purchase one common share of Highland at a price of $0.15 per share.

In addition to working capital, the net proceeds of the private placement will be used to meet the Company's commitments for acquiring a 65% interest in copper properties located in the Keweenaw and Houghton counties of Michigan (the "Property") (See press release dated November 1, 2011).

The private placement is subject to TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") acceptance and required regulatory approvals. All of the securities issued pursuant to this offering will have a hold period expiring four months after the closing date.

A finder's fee will apply in this transaction in accordance with the policies of the Exchange.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Robert Eadie, President, Chief Executive Officer and Director

Neither the 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.

Contact Information

  • Highland Resources Inc.
    Robert Eadie
    President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
    1-604-602-4935
    1-604-602-4936 (FAX)
    www.highlandresources.ca