SOURCE: Amara Mining plc

April 30, 2014 07:00 ET

Amara Mining PLC: Tr-1 Notification of Major Interest in Shares

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Apr 30, 2014) - Amara Mining PLC (AIM: AMA)

 
  TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi
   
  1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are
attached:
ii
  AMARA MINING PLC
  2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes):
  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 acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to qualifying financial instruments  
  An event changing the breakdown of voting rights   X
  Other (please specify):    
  3. Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligation:
iii
  Van Eck Associates Corporation
  4. Full name of shareholder(s)
 (if different from 3.):iv

  Van Eck Funds - International Investors Gold Fund
LODH Invest - The World Gold Expertise Fund
Jackson National/Van Eck International Fund
Lockheed Martin Corporation Master Retirement Trust  Guidestone Global Natural Resources - Van Eck
Lockheed Martin Junior Gold
Van Eck VIP Trust - VIP Global Gold
  5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or
reached:
v
  24 April 2014
  6. Date on which issuer notified:   28 April 2014
  7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:
vi, vii
  5% and 4%
           
           
  8. Notified details:
  A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix
  Class/type of
shares
if possible using
the ISIN CODE
  Situation previous
to the triggering
transaction
  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
  Number
of
Shares
  Number
of
Voting
Rights
  Number
of shares
  Number of voting
rights
  % of  voting rights x
  Direct   Direct xi   Indirect xii   Direct   Indirect

  GB00B04M1L91
  11,417,000   11,417,000   11,540,000   11,540,000     3.51%  
 
 
  B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
  Type of financial
instrument
  Expiration
date
xiii
  Exercise/
Conversion Period
xiv
  Number of voting
rights that may be
acquired if the
instrument is
exercised/ converted.
  % of voting
rights
         
 
  C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial Instruments xv, xvi
  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
  Type of financial
instrument
  Exercise price   Expiration date xvii   Exercise/
Conversion period
xviii
  Number of voting rights instrument refers to   % of voting rights xix, xx
            Nominal   Delta
   
 
  Total (A+B+C)
  Number of voting rights   Percentage of voting rights
  11,540,000   3.51%
                                   
  9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:
xxi

  Van Eck Funds - International Investors Gold Fund
LODH Invest - The World Gold Expertise Fund
Jackson National/Van Eck International Fund
Lockheed Martin Corporation Master Retirement Trust
Guidestone Global Natural Resources - Van Eck
Lockheed Martin Junior Gold
Van Eck VIP Trust - VIP Global Gold
 
  Proxy Voting:
  10. Name of the proxy holder:   Glass Lewis & Co.
  11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease
to hold:
  N/A
  12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold
voting rights:
  N/A
 

   13. Additional information:

   None
  14. Contact name:   Russell Brennan
  15. Contact telephone number:   +1 212 293 2025
     

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