Anglo Pacific Group PLC
LSE : APF
TSX : APY

September 16, 2011 09:25 ET

Anglo Pacific Group PLC: Allotment of Shares

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Sept. 16, 2011) - Anglo Pacific Group PLC ('the Company', 'Anglo Pacific') (LSE:APF)(TSX:APY) announces that, on September 12, 2011 it issued 61,675 new shares at a price of 291.85p per share to the Anglo Pacific Group Employee Benefit Trust ('EBT') in accordance with the Anglo Pacific Group Joint Share Ownership Plan ('JSOP'). The 61,675 new shares rank pari passu in every respect with the existing issued ordinary shares in the Company. Applications have been made to the UK Listing Authority, the London Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange for these shares to be admitted to the Official List.

Subject to receipt of the approvals aforementioned, for the purposes of the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company advises that its issued share capital will comprise of 109,189,215 ordinary shares of 2p each. The voting rights of all of these shares are identical with each share carrying the right to one vote. The Company holds no shares in Treasury. Therefore, the Company's total number of voting rights will be 109,189,215.

The above figure (109,189,215) may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Anglo Pacific Group PLC under the Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

Important notice

This news release contains forward-looking statements based on assumptions and reflects Anglo Pacific's expectations, estimates and projections of future events as of the date of this release. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding the performance, prospects, opportunities, priorities, targets, goals, objectives, strategies, growth and outlook of Anglo Pacific. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "expects", "anticipates", "plans", "believes", "estimates", "seeks", "intends", "targets", "projects", "forecasts", or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved.

Forward-looking statements are based upon certain material factors and assumptions that were applied in drawing a conclusion or making a forecast or projection, including assumptions and analyses made by Anglo Pacific in light of its experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that are believed to be appropriate in the circumstances. Also, forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are beyond the Company's control and which may cause the actual results, performance or achievement to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such material factors and assumptions and risks and uncertainties include, among others, those described in the Company's annual information form dated as at June 29, 2010 (available on Anglo Pacific's website and at www.sedar.com), which are incorporated by reference into this release and qualify any and all forward-looking statements made in this release.

Although Anglo Pacific has attempted to identify factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements herein relate only to events or information as of the date on which the statements are made and, except as specifically required by law, Anglo Pacific undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, estimates or opinions, future events or results or otherwise.

Contact Information

  • Anglo Pacific Group PLC
    Peter Boycott
    Chairman
    +44 (0) 20 3435 7400

    Anglo Pacific Group PLC
    John Theobald
    Chief Executive Officer
    +44 (0) 20 3435 7400

    Anglo Pacific Group PLC
    Matthew Tack
    Finance Director
    +44 (0) 20 3435 7400
    www.anglopacificgroup.com

    Liberum Capital
    Chris Bowman
    +44 (0) 20 3100 2000

    Liberum Capital
    Christopher Kololian
    +44 (0) 20 3100 2000

    Pelham Bell Pottinger
    Lorna Spears
    +44 (0) 20 7861 3232