Arctic Star Exploration Corp. (TSX-V Symbol: ADD) (the “Company” or “Arctic Star”) is pleased to announce in furtherance to its news releases dated July 27, 2011 and August 26, 2011, it has completed the second tranche of its unit private placement. The Company raised gross proceeds of $164,500 through the issuance of 658,000 units at a price of $0.25 per unit (each, a “Unit”). Each unit consists of one common share of the Company and one-half of one transferable common share purchase warrant, with each whole warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company for a period of one year from the closing date at the exercise price of $0.50 per share. All the securities issued in connection with this private placement are subject to a hold period expiring on January 31, 2012. The Company has received conditional approval from the Exchange for the private placement. The proceeds of the financing will be used for working capital and mineral exploration on the Company’s properties. For a more complete business and financial profile of the Company, management encourages interested parties to view the Company’s documents posted on www.sedar.com.
On behalf of the Board of Directors
President & Chief Executive Officer
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