TORONTO, June 29, 2012 /CNW/ - Northern Financial Corporation (TSX-V: NFC) ("Northern" or the "Company") today announced that the Company has closed a non-brokered private placement. The private placement consists of 4,000,000 common shares at a price of $0.05 per common share for gross proceeds of $200,000. The issue price represents a premium of 43% to the closing price of the common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange on June 28, 2012.
In accordance with applicable securities legislation, the common shares issued will be subject to a hold period of four months plus one day from the date of closing, expiring October 30, 2012.
The Company intends to use the proceeds of the private placement for its general working capital and investment in Northern Securities Inc, the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary.
About Northern Financial Corporation
Northern Financial Corporation wholly owns Northern Securities Inc., a full service investment dealer that provides financial advisory services to retail and institutional clients and investment banking services to small capitalization companies.
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