TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Sept. 20, 2016) - Newstrike Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:NR) ("Newstrike" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has closed its previously announced non-brokered private placement (the "Offering") pursuant to which it issued an aggregate of 20,000,000 units ("Units") at a price of $0.05 per Unit to raise aggregate gross proceeds of $1,000,000. Each Unit consists of one common share of the Company and one share purchase warrant (a "Warrant"). Each Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one additional common share of Newstrike at $0.075 for a period of five years following the closing date of the Offering (the "Closing Date"), provided that if at any time following January 21, 2017, the volume weighted average price of the common shares of the Company on the TSX Venture Exchange or other stock exchange where the majority of trading volume occurs is equal to or exceeds $0.20 for 10 consecutive trading days, the Company may disseminate a press release accelerating such expiry date and the Warrants will thereafter expire on the 30th day following the dissemination of such press release.

Insiders of the Company subscribed for an aggregate of 1,900,000 Units in the Offering. All securities issued and issuable pursuant to the Offering are subject to a statutory hold period expiring January 21, 2017.

Statements in this release that are forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond the control of the Company including, but not limited to, dependence upon final regulatory approvals and the potential acceleration of the expiry dates of the Warrants. Readers should also refer to the specific factors disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's filings with Canadian securities regulators. Such information contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof based on information currently available. The Company does not assume any obligation to update any forward-looking statements, save and except as may be required by applicable securities laws.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

Contact Information:

Newstrike Resources Ltd.
Scott Kelly
President and CEO
416 504-4173