SOURCE: Northstar Electronics, Inc.

November 02, 2012 09:00 ET

Northstar Electronics Announces Loan Settlement

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwire - Nov 2, 2012) - Northstar Electronics, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NEIK) has been working closely with Empower Technologies to negotiate the principal terms of existing loans to be assumed by Empower at the closing of the Northstar Network Limited (NNL) transaction. Following several months of negotiations, we are pleased to announce that a settlement agreement has been signed with NNL's major creditor.

The terms and conditions of the settlement are confidential, but both companies view this settlement as a significant and positive step for NNL in its path forward to profitability. With this settlement complete, Northstar Electronics can now secure consent from the major creditor for the sale of NNL to Empower. This consent will enable Empower to finalize all confirmations necessary to close out creditor guarantees as part of the sale.

Following the closure of this settlement, the transaction closing date has been extended to November 30, 2012, however, both Northstar Electronics and Empower are working toward garnering all approvals, including regulatory ones, and executing the transaction as quickly as is feasible.

About Echotec Sonar:
Echotec Sonar Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Northstar Electronics, Inc. The founders have over eighty combined man-years of expertise developing high frequency sonar products within the defense and commercial industries. Echotec Sonar is a world leader in this field through experience, technical acumen, and a team diversity, which understands the needs of many defense and commercial entities.

About Northstar:
Northstar Electronics, Inc., is a holding company with executive management specialized in design engineering, defense, advanced systems, security, sonar, systems integration, and prototyping fields. Northstar is actively pursuing opportunities through acquisition, joint venture, or merger to increase revenues and expand its base of subsidiaries. or via new phone number 604-558-1199.

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