SOURCE: Anglo Pacific Group PLC

December 12, 2014 02:00 ET

Anglo Pacific Group PLC Announces Scrip Dividend Circular Released

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Dec 12, 2014) - Anglo Pacific Group PLC (TSX: APY) (LSE: APF)

Anglo Pacific Group PLC
Scrip Dividend Circular Released

Anglo Pacific Group PLC ("Anglo Pacific" or the "Company") (LSE: APF; TSX: APY) announces that a circular has today been sent to shareholders in relation to the scrip dividend alternative, approved by shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on June 11, 2014 (the "Scrip Dividend Alternative"). The Scrip Dividend Alternative provides shareholders on the register on November 28, 2014 the option to take the interim dividend of 4.45p per share for the year ending December 31, 2014 in new ordinary shares instead of cash.

Under the terms of the Scrip Dividend Alternative, shareholders who elect to receive the interim dividend in the form of new ordinary shares will receive one new ordinary share for every £1.089 of cash dividend otherwise payable. The Scrip Dividend Alternative is subject to the condition that if on January 14, 2015 the ordinary share price is equal to or less than 92p, the Scrip Dividend Alternative will automatically be cancelled and a cash dividend paid as if the offer and elections pursuant to it had not been made. Forms of election must be returned by 5.00pm on January 14, 2015.

The Company has been notified that persons connected with Mr. Julian Treger and Mr. Mike Blyth, the Company's Chief Executive Officer and Chairman respectively, will be electing to receive the Scrip Dividend Alternative.

Copies of the circular will be available shortly for inspection via the UK Listing Authority's National Storage Mechanism. Copies can also be found on the Company's website

For further information:

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

Notes to editors:
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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