Vancouver, B.C. ... Highland Resources Inc. (the "Company") announces it has arranged a non-brokered private placement for gross proceeds of up to $16,500,000. The private placement will consist of up to 206,250,000 Units at a price of $0.08 per unit. Each unit is comprised of one common share of Highland and one transferable common share purchase warrant, each warrant exercisable for a period of two years from the date of issue to purchase one common share of Highland at a price of $0.15 per share.
In addition to working capital, the net proceeds of the private placement will be used to meet the Company's commitments for acquiring a 65% interest in copper properties located in the Keweenaw and Houghton counties of Michigan (the "Property"). (See press release dated November 1, 2011.)
The private placement is subject to TSX Venture Exchange (the "Exchange") acceptance and required regulatory approvals. All of the securities issued pursuant to this offering will have a hold period expiring four months after the closing date.
A finder's fee will apply in this transaction in accordance with the policies of the Exchange.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD
Signed "Robert Eadie"
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
Contact: Robert Eadie
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