Northern Vertex Mining Corp.
TSX VENTURE : NEE

Northern Vertex Mining Corp.

August 25, 2016 16:20 ET

Northern Vertex Extends Convertible Debenture Non-Brokered Private Placement Financing

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 25, 2016) -

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Northern Vertex Mining Corp. (TSX VENTURE:NEE) (the "Company") announces that it has obtained TSX Venture Exchange approval to extend the closing date on its non-brokered convertible debenture private placement (the "Private Placement") up to September 30, 2016 from September 2, 2016. Please see the Company's press release dated May 25, 2016 and July 8, 2016 for further information on the Private Placement. The Company closed of $7,225,000 of the Private Placement as announced on July 15, 2016, with the second tranche expected shortly.

The Private Placement remains subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, regulatory approval and the acceptance of the TSX Venture Exchange. The Private Placement has received approval from the Board of Directors of the Company.

The securities being offered have not been, nor will they be, registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons absent U.S. federal and state registration or an applicable exemption from the U.S. registration requirements. This release does not constitute an offer for sale of, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, securities in the United States.

About Northern Vertex: Northern Vertex Mining Corp. is a Canadian exploration and mining company focused on the reactivation of its 100% owned Moss Mine Gold/Silver Project located in NW Arizona, USA. The Moss Mine Gold-Silver Project is an epithermal, brecciated, low sulphidation quartz-calcite vein and stockwork system which extends over a strike length of 1,400 meters and has been drill tested to depths of 370 meters vertically. It is a potential heap leach, open pit project that has been advanced to the Feasibility Study stage that demonstrates the project to be a low Capex, high margin, high rate of return project, located in one of the world's premier mining jurisdictions. The Company's management comprises an experienced management team with a strong background in all aspects of exploration, development, operations and financing of mining projects worldwide. The Company is focused on working effectively and respectfully with our stakeholders in the vicinity of the historical Moss Mine and enhancing the capacity of the local communities in the area.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF NORTHERN VERTEX

J.R.H. (Dick) Whittington, 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.

Forward-Looking Statements: The information in this news release has been prepared as at August 24, 2016. Certain statements in this news release, referred to herein as "forward-looking statements", constitute "forward-looking statements" under the provisions of Canadian provincial securities laws. These statements can be identified by the use of words such as "expected", "may", "will" or similar terms, and include, without restriction, statements regarding the planned completion of the further tranches of the Private Placement, and the planned listing of the Debentures on the TSX Venture Exchange.

Forward-looking statements are necessarily based upon a number of factors and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by the Company as of the date of such statements, are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies. Many factors, known and unknown, could cause actual results to be materially different from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Except as otherwise required by law, the Company expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any such statements to reflect any change in the Company's expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based More particularly, this release contains statements concerning the anticipated Private Placement. Accordingly, there is a risk that the Private Placement will not be completely sold, completed within the anticipated time or at all. US investors should be aware that mining terminology used for Canadian mineral project reporting purposes differs significantly from US terminology.

2016 number 17

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