SOURCE: Amara Mining plc

January 22, 2014 10:35 ET

Amara Mining PLC: Notification of Major Interest in Shares

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Jan 22, 2014) -

 Amara Mining PLC (AIM: AMA)
(TSX: AMZ)
AIM:AMA / TSX:AMZ

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi


1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer            AMARA
of existing shares to which voting rights are                 MINING
attached: ii                                                  PLC

2 Reason for the notification (yes/no):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                    X

An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments
which may result in the acquisition of shares already issued
to which voting rights are attached

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify):

3. Full name of person(s) subject to the                     MACQUARIE
notification obligation: iii                                 GROUP
                                                             LIMITED

4. Full name of shareholder(s)                               MACQUARIE
(if different from 3.): iv                                   BANK
                                                             LIMITED

5. Date of the transaction and date on                       JANUARY
which the threshold is crossed or                            21, 2014
reached: v

6. Date on which issuer notified:                            JANUARY
                                                             22, 2014

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or                       3%
reached: vi, vii


8. Notified details:

A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix

Class/type of    Situation previous
shares           to the triggering
                 transaction

If possible      Number of      Number of Voting
using the        Shares         rights
ISIN CODE

GB00B04M1L91     6,742,573      6,742,573


Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Number           Number of voting          Percentage of voting rights x
of shares        rights
Direct           Direct xi  Indirect xii   Direct        Indirect

6,463,302        6,463,302  0              2.93%         0




B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of      Expiration   Exercise    Number of       % of voting
financial    datexiii    /Conversion  voting rights    rights
instrument                Period      that may
                                      be acquired
                                      if the instrument is
                                      exercised/ converted.

N/A


C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying
Financial Instruments xv, xvi

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of    Exercise Expiration Exercise/  Number of       % of voting
financial  price    date xvii  Conversion voting rights   rights xix,
instrument                     period     instrument      xx
                               xviii      refers to
                                                          Nominal Delta

Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights                Percentage of voting rights

6,463,302                              2.93%


9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and
/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi

MACQUARIE BANK LIMITED IS THE HOLDER OF A MAJOR INTEREST IN AMARA MINING
PLC.

MACQUARIE BANK LIMITED IS A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF MACQUARIE BH PTY
LTD.

MACQUARIE BH PTY LTD IS A WHOLLY-OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF MACQUARIE GROUP
LIMITED


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:



13. Additional information:

14. Contact name:                                         JOHANNA ASHBY

15. Contact telephone number:                             +44 2030374339





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