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Oceanic Announces Brokered Private Placement

Friday, September 28, 2012

Oceanic Announces Brokered Private Placement08:00 EDT Friday, September 28, 2012VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 28, 2012) -NOT FOR DISSEMINATION INTO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWSWIRE SERVICES Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. ("Oceanic", or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:FEO)(OTCQX:FEOVF) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of engagement with Canaccord Genuity Corp. ("Canaccord Genuity") for a private placement financing for gross proceeds of up to $3,500,000 to be used for exploration and development of the Company's Ungava Bay Iron Deposits and for general working capital purposes.Oceanic will issue up to 21,875,000 common shares of the Company at a price of $0.16 per common share. In consideration for the services of Canaccord Genuity, Canaccord Genuity will receive a cash commission equal to 6% of the gross proceeds raised. The Offering is scheduled to close in early October and is subject to certain conditions including, but not limited to, receipt of all required regulatory approvals. The securities issued by the Company in connection with this Offering are subject to a 4-month "hold period" as prescribed by the TSX Venture Exchange and applicable securities laws.OCEANIC IRON ORE CORP. (www.oceanicironore.com) On behalf of the Board of DirectorsSteven Dean, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Steven DeanOceanic Iron Ore Corp.Chairman and Chief Executive Officer+1 604 566 9080ORIrfan ShariffOceanic Iron Ore Corp.Chief Financial Officer+1 604 566 9080ORStephen RobertsOceanic Iron Ore Corp.Vice President - Investor Relations+1 604 609 6130sr@oceanicironore.comwww.oceanicironore.comNeither the 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.