Hathor Exploration Limited Announces $10 Million Bought Deal Flow-Through
Common Share Financing


VANCOUVER, March 8 /CNW/ - Hathor Exploration Limited (TSXV:HAT) ("Hathor" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with a syndicate of underwriters led by Canaccord Financial Ltd. and Salman Partners Inc. including Dundee Securities Corporation, Raymond James Ltd. and Mackie Research Capital Corporation (the "Underwriters"), to sell 4,250,000 Flow-Through Shares of the Company (the "Flow-Through Shares") at a price of CDN$2.40 to raise CDN$10,200,000, on a bought deal private placement basis (the "Offering"). The Company has granted the Underwriters an over-allotment option, exercisable prior to the closing of the Offering, to purchase up to 2,000,000 additional flow-through common shares at the issue price of the Offering, for additional proceeds of up to $4,800,000.

The Underwriters will receive a cash commission on the sale of the Flow-Through Shares, representing 5.5% of the gross proceeds raised, including Broker Warrants ("Broker Warrants") equal to 5.5% of the Offering. Each Broker Warrant shall be exercisable for one common share of the Company at a price of CDN$3.00 at any time up to 24 months after closing.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to conduct exploration activities on their Athabasca Basin uranium projects.

Closing of the Offering is anticipated to occur on or before March 18th, 2010 and is subject to receipt of applicable regulatory approvals including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

The securities have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"), or under any state securities laws, and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, or delivered within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under the 1933 Act) absent registration or an applicable exemption from the registration requirements. This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to buy such securities in the United States.

    Hathor Exploration Limited
    Stephen G. Stanley, Director

This news release includes certain forward-looking statements or information. All statements other than statements of historical fact included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding future plans and objectives of the Company are forward-looking statements that involve various certain risks and uncertainties. In certain cases, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "plans", "expects" or "does not expect", "is expected", "budget", "scheduled", "estimates", "forecasts", "intends", "anticipates" or "does not anticipate", or "believes", or variations of such words and phrases or statements that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will be taken", "occur" or "be achieved". Forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the Company's plans or expectations include availability of capital and financing, general economic, market or business conditions, regulatory changes, timeliness of government or regulatory approvals, risks inherent in the mineral exploration and production industry, and other risks detailed herein and in the preliminary prospectus and from time to time in the filings made by the Company with securities regulators, most of which filings are available at www.sedar.com. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to revise or update such statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required under applicable securities laws.


For further information: For further information: on Hathor, please visit the company's website: www.hathor.ca or contact Tony Nunziata at (403) 560-7040 or JJ Jennex at (604) 684-6707

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