Great Lakes Graphite Completes First Tranche of Private Placement

June 6, 2016

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TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 6, 2016) – Great Lakes Graphite Inc. (“GLK” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE:GLK)(OTC PINK:GLKIF)(FRANKFURT:8GL) wishes to announce that it has closed on its non-brokered private placement, previously announced on April 4, 2016 (the “Offering”) with and amended as announced on June 1, 2016. The first tranche of the Financing was completed by issuing 5,135,000 units (the “Units”) at a price of $0.07 per unit for proceeds of $359,450 and 3,333,333 flow-through eligible shares (the “Flow-Through Shares”) at a price of $0.075 per share, for proceeds of $250,000 and gross proceeds of $609,450.

Each Unit in the Offering consists of one common share of the Company and one common share-purchase warrant (the “Warrants”); each Warrant entitles the holder to purchase one additional common share of the Company at a price of $CDN 0.10 for a period of twenty-four (24) months after the closing of the Offering.

Finder’s fees totaling $25,000 were paid and 266,666 finder’s warrants exercisable at $0.075 for a period of thirty-six (36) months were issued to Secutor Capital Management Corporation as part of the closing of the financing. In accordance with applicable securities legislation, all securities issued in the Private Placement are subject to a statutory hold period of four months and one day. The private placement is subject to final approval by the TSX Venture Exchange.

Net Proceeds from the Offering will be used to recommission one or more production circuits at the Matheson Micronization Facility in Matheson, Ontario and for flowsheet development work related to the Lochaber Graphite Project, located in southwestern Quebec.

About Great Lakes Graphite: Great Lakes Graphite Inc. is an industrial minerals company focussed on bringing value-added carbon products to a well-defined market.

The Company has entered into an agreement for shared use of a portion of an industrial facility located in Matheson, Ontario owned by Northfil Resources Limited, as well as for supply of high quality natural graphite concentrate (see news release dated 03/23/15), which have positioned Great Lakes Graphite to become an emerging domestic manufacturer and supplier of micronized products to a growing regional customer base where pricing and demand continue to rise.

Further information regarding Great Lakes can be found on the Company’s website at:

Great Lakes Graphite trades with symbol GLK on the TSX Venture Exchange and currently has 101,227,645 shares outstanding.

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

Caution Regarding Forward Looking Information: Certain statements in this press release may constitute “forward looking information” which involves 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 such forward looking information. When used in this press release, such forward looking information may use such words as “may”, “will”, “expect”, “believe”, “plan” and other similar terminology. Forward looking information is provided for the purpose of presenting information about management’s current expectations relating to the future events and the operating performance of the Company, and readers are cautioned that such information may not be appropriate for other purposes. The forward looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, the ability of the Company to fulfill the orders and future orders, regulatory requirements, general economic, market or business conditions and future developments in the sectors of the economy in which the business of Great Lakes operates. The foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. Please see the Company’s financial statements, MD&A and other documents available on, for a more detailed description of the risk factors. The Company undertakes no obligation to update publicly or revise any forward looking information, whether a result of new information, future results or otherwise, except as required by law.

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