Northland Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : NAU
FRANKFURT : NBS
OSLO STOCK EXCHANGE : NAUR

Northland Resources Inc.

July 13, 2007 09:00 ET

Northland Resources Closes Private Placement & Conducts Public Offering

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 13, 2007) -

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Buck Morrow, President of Northland Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:NAU)(FRANKFURT:NBS)(OSLO:NAUR), is pleased to announce that the Company has closed its private placement financing (previously announced on June 18 and 19, 2007) of 22,792,500 common shares at a purchase price of NOK 26.50 per share and has received net proceeds, after commission, of NOK 573,801,188 (approximately CDN$104.6-million). Pareto Securities ASA of Oslo, Norway acted as the agent in selling the offering.

Northland intends to publish a prospectus on July 16, 2007, and the shares issued in the private placement will be tradable on the Oslo Stock Exchange from that date.

The Company has also arranged for the sale of up to an additional 2,279,250 shares through Pareto by way of a public offering in Norway, with preferred allocation to shareholders of the Company who were registered in the VPS on June 18, 2007 and were not invited to participate in the private placement. The issue price will be NOK 26.50 per share, providing Northland with additional net proceeds of up to approximately CDN$10.4-million. Further details of the subsequent public offering will be included in the Company's prospectus.

The private placement shares and the public offering shares have a hold period which restricts trading on the TSX Venture Exchange or otherwise to Canadian residents, until December 16, 2007, being four months and one day following the issuance of the public offering shares which is anticipated to occur on or about August 15, 2007. The offerings are subject to final acceptance in Canada by the TSX Venture Exchange.

Background

Northland Resources Inc. is a well-structured, debt free junior exploration company with a portfolio of high quality iron, gold, and base metal exploration projects in Sweden and Finland.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD

Buck Morrow

NORTHLAND RESOURCES INC.

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The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information

  • Northland Resources Inc.
    Buck Morrow
    President
    Toll Free: 1-866-719-8962
    or
    Northland Resources Inc.
    Ralph Rushton
    Investor Relations
    Toll Free: 1-866-719-8962
    Website: www.northlandresourcesinc.com