Centamin Egypt Limited
TSX : CEE
AIM : CEY
ASX : CNT

Centamin Egypt Limited

October 30, 2009 11:33 ET

Centamin Egypt: Publication of Prospectus and Cancellation to Trading on AIM

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 30, 2009) - Centamin Egypt Limited ("Centamin" or "the Company")(TSX:CEE)(ASX:CNT)(AIM:CEY) announces that it has today published its prospectus ("Prospectus") in connection with the admission of its entire issued ordinary share capital to the Official List of the Financial Services Authority and to London Stock Exchange plc's main market for listed securities ("Admission").

It is expected that Admission will become effective and that dealings in Centamin's ordinary shares on the London Stock Exchange's main market will commence at 08.00 am on Friday, 06 November 2009. Trading in the Company's ordinary shares on AIM will be cancelled simultaneously. However, trading of the Company's ordinary shares on the Australian Securities Exchange and Toronto Stock Exchange will continue under current arrangements. The Company is not raising any funds or issuing any new ordinary shares in connection with Admission. The Company's TIDM code on the London Stock Exchange will continue to be CEY and, on Admission, there will be 1,019,466,078 ordinary shares in issue.

Copies of the Prospectus are available from the office of Baker & McKenzie LLP, English legal advisors to the Company, at 100 New Bridge Street, London, EC4V 6JA, United Kingdom during normal business hours and on the Company's website www.centamin.com.

The Prospectus has also been submitted to the United Kingdom Listing Authority and will shortly be available for inspection at the United Kingdom Listing Authority's Document Viewing Facility situated at: Financial Services Authority, 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 5HS.

For Centamin Egypt Limited

Josef El-Raghy

Managing Director/CEO

30 October 2009

Important Notice

This announcement does not constitute or form part of any offer or invitation or solicitation of any offer or invitation to sell or subscribe for or purchase any securities in the Company or any other entity. This announcement has been issued by, and is the sole responsibility of, the Company.

Investec Bank plc which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority, is acting exclusively for the Company as its sponsor and joint financial advisor and no-one else in connection with the Admission and will not regard any other person as its client or be responsible to any person other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for advising any other person on the contents of this document.

Ambrian Partners Limited, which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority, is acting exclusively for the Company as its joint financial advisor and no-one else in connection with the Admission and will not regard any other person as its client or be responsible to any person other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for advising any other person on the contents of this document.

Contact Information

  • Centamin Egypt Limited
    Josef El-Raghy
    + 61 (8) 9316 2640
    www.centamin.com
    or
    Buchanan Communications Limited
    Bobby Morse
    + 44 (0) 207 7466 5000
    or
    Buchanan Communications Limited
    Ben Willey
    + 44 (0) 207 7466 5000
    or
    Ambrian Partners Limited
    Richard Brown
    + 44 (0) 207 7634 4700
    or
    Ambrian Partners Limited
    Richard Greenfield
    + 44 (0) 207 7634 4700
    or
    Investec Investment Banking
    Gerard Kisbey-Green
    + 44 (0)207 597 4000