Northern Lion Gold Corp.
TSX VENTURE : NL
FRANKFURT : N3E

Northern Lion Gold Corp.

November 25, 2010 09:30 ET

Northern Lion Closes $1,540,000 Private Placement

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 25, 2010) -

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Northern Lion Gold Corp. ("Northern Lion" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:NL)(FRANKFURT:N3E) announces that it has closed its non-brokered private placement previously announced on October 29, 2010. The Company increased the size to 7,700,000 units (the "Units") at a price of $0.20 per Unit for gross proceeds of up to $1,540,000. Each Unit will consist of one common share and one-half of one common share purchase warrant. Each full warrant is exercisable at a price of $0.30 expiring on May 24, 2012. The Units are subject to a four month hold period expiring on March 25, 2011.

In connection with the private placement, the Company paid a finder's fee of $12,225, issued 382,875 Units with the same terms and conditions of the private placement and issued 592,000 non-transferable warrants ("Finders' Warrants") to Axemen Resource Capital Ltd. and Canaccord Genuity Corp. Each Finders' Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company at a price of $0.25 expiring on May 24, 2012.

The proceeds of the private placement will be used to continue exploration on the Company's portfolio of gold–copper massive sulphide and shear targets in the Republic of Cyprus, Moura lead-zinc-silver project in south eastern Portugal and for general working capital.

About Northern Lion

Northern Lion Gold Corp. is a Canadian mineral exploration company, listed on the TSX Venture Exchange and the Frankfurt Exchange. The Company is committed to building a strong portfolio of projects within mining-friendly and infrastructure-rich areas of Europe.

In addition to its exploration permits in Cyprus and 100% interest in its Moura Licence in Portugal, the Company holds a 100% interest in two projects in the historic Bergslagen mining district of southern Sweden.

NORTHERN LION GOLD CORP.

John Lando, President

The Units have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (US Securities Act), and may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an applicable exemption from registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy such Units in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or sale would be unlawful.

This news release includes "forward-looking information", as such term is defined in applicable securities laws. The forward-looking information includes, without limitation, the success of exploration activities, the ability of the Company to complete financing and other similar statements concerning anticipated future events, conditions or results that are not historical facts. These statements reflect management's current estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations; they are not guarantees of future performance. The Company cautions that all forward-looking information is inherently uncertain and that actual performance may be affected by a number of material factors, many of which are beyond the Company's control. Such factors include, among others, risks and uncertainties relating to exploration and development; the ability of the Company to obtain additional financing; the Company's limited operating history; the need to comply with environmental and governmental regulations; potential defects in title to the Company's properties; fluctuations in currency exchange rates; fluctuating prices of commodities; operating hazards and risks; competition; and other risks and uncertainties. Accordingly, actual future events, conditions and results may differ materially from the estimates, beliefs, intentions and expectations expressed or implied in the forward-looking information. All statements are made as of the date of this news release and, except as required by law, the Company is under no obligation to update or alter any forward-looking information.

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 news release.

Contact Information

  • Northern Lion Gold Corp.
    John Lando
    President
    (604) 669-2701 or toll free 1-800-663-0510
    or
    Northern Lion Gold Corp.
    Don Flahiff
    (604) 669-2701 or toll free 1-800-663-0510
    (604) 687-4670 (FAX)
    info@northernliongold.com
    www.northernliongold.com