North Arrow Minerals Inc.
TSX VENTURE : NAR

North Arrow Minerals Inc.

February 03, 2014 07:56 ET

North Arrow Announces $5 Million Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Feb. 3, 2014) -

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North Arrow Minerals Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NAR) ("North Arrow") is pleased to announce that North Arrow has entered into a letter of engagement with Dundee Securities Ltd. on behalf of a syndicate including Mackie Research Capital Corporation (collectively, the "Underwriters"), under which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase 7,700,000 common shares (the "Shares") of North Arrow by way of a private placement on a bought-deal basis, subject to all required regulatory approvals, at a price per Share of $0.65, for total gross proceeds of $5,005,000 (the "Offering").

The Underwriters have been granted the option to purchase up to an additional 2,300,000 Shares of the Offering, for additional gross proceeds of $1,495,000, exercisable in whole or in part at any time up to 48 hours prior to the closing date. In connection with the Offering, the Underwriters will receive a cash commission equal to 5 per cent of the gross proceeds raised under the Offering, inclusive of the option. The closing date of the Offering is scheduled on or about February 25, 2014. The Offering is subject to a number of conditions, including receipt of all regulatory approvals.

The net proceeds from the Offering will be used to fund North Arrow's exploration and evaluation programs on its Canadian diamond properties, including the Qilalugaq (Nunavut), Redemption (Northwest Territories) and Pikoo (Saskatchewan) projects and for general corporate purposes.

All securities issued as part of the Offering will be subject to a four-month hold period.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities, in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to or for the account or benefit of a U.S. person (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is available.

About North Arrow Minerals

North Arrow is a Canadian based exploration company focused on the identification and evaluation of diamond exploration opportunities in Canada. North Arrow's management, board of directors and advisors have significant successful experience in the Canadian diamond industry. In addition to the Qilalugaq, Redemption and Pikoo projects, North Arrow is also evaluating each of the Lac de Gras (NWT), Mel (NU), Luxx (NU) and Timiskaming (ON/QC) diamond projects.

North Arrow Minerals Inc.

Kenneth Armstrong, President and CEO

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

This news release contains "forward-looking statements" including but not limited to statements with respect to North Arrow's plans, the estimation of a mineral resource and the success of exploration activities. Forward-looking statements, while based on management's best estimates and assumptions, are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including but not limited to: risks related to the successful integration of acquisitions; risks related to general economic and market conditions; closing of financing; the timing and content of upcoming work programs; actual results of proposed exploration activities; possible variations in mineral resources or grade; failure of plant, equipment or processes to operate as anticipated; accidents, labour disputes, title disputes, claims and limitations on insurance coverage and other risks of the mining industry; changes in national and local government regulation of mining operations, tax rules and regulations. Although North Arrow has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. North Arrow undertakes no obligation or responsibility to update forward-looking statements, except as required by law.

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