SOURCE: Anglo Pacific Group PLC

November 21, 2014 09:53 ET

Anglo Pacific Group PLC Amendment to Canadian Ex-Dividend Date and Notification in Accordance With LR 9.6.14

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2014) -  Anglo Pacific Group PLC ("Anglo Pacific" or the "Company") (LSE: APF) (TSX: APY) announces that the Canadian ex-dividend date for its previously declared interim dividend for the year ended December 31, 2014 of 4.45p per share has been amended to November 26, 2014 from the previously announced date of November 27, 2014 in line with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements. The UK ex-dividend date remains November 27, 2014, as originally announced.

The interim dividend will be paid on February 4, 2015 to shareholders on the register at the close of business on November 28, 2014 and the Company will be offering a scrip alternative, with the last day for elections to be January 14, 2015.

Further, in order to fulfil its obligations under LR 9.6.14, the Company also announces that one of its non-executive directors, Ms. Rachel Rhodes, was a director of London Mining PLC within 12 months of its entering administration. Ms. Rhodes stepped off the Board of London Mining PLC on November 6, 2013 and London Mining PLC announced that it had appointed administrators on October 16, 2014 - a period of 11 months and 1 week.

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About Anglo Pacific

Anglo Pacific is a global natural resources royalty company. The Company's strategy is to develop a leading international diversified royalty company with a portfolio centred on base metals and bulk materials, focusing on accelerating income growth through acquiring royalties on projects that are currently cash flow generating or are expected to be within the next 24 months. It is a continuing policy of the Company to pay a substantial portion of these royalties to shareholders as dividends.

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    Anglo Pacific Group PLC
    +44 (0) 20 3435 7400
    Mike Blyth - Chairman
    Julian Treger - Chief Executive Officer
    Peter Mason - Company Secretary

    Website: www.anglopacificgroup.com

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