SOURCE: Anglo Pacific Group PLC

February 04, 2015 07:00 ET

Anglo Pacific Group PLC: Proposed Acquisition, Placing and Open Offer

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Feb 4, 2015) - Anglo Pacific Group PLC (TSX: APY) (LSE: APF)

LSE: APF; TSX: APY

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This Announcement is an advertisement and not a prospectus or a prospectus equivalent document and does not constitute or form part of, and should not be construed as, any offer for sale or subscription of, or solicitation of any offer to buy or subscribe for, any shares in Anglo Pacific Group PLC or securities in any other entity, in any jurisdiction, including the United States, nor shall it, or any part of it, or the fact of its distribution, form the basis of, or be relied on in connection with, any contract or investment decision whatsoever, in any jurisdiction. This Announcement is for information only and does not constitute a recommendation regarding any securities. Any investment decision must be made exclusively on the basis of the final prospectus to be published by the Company (incorporating a circular for the purposes of the Listing Rules of the UK Listing Authority) (the "Prospectus") and any supplement thereto in connection with the admission of New Ordinary Shares of the Company to the premium segment of the Official List of the UK Listing Authority and to trading on the London Stock Exchange's main market for listed securities. Copies of the Prospectus will, following publication, be available from the Company's registered office.

News Release
February 4, 2015

Anglo Pacific Group PLC
Proposed Acquisition and Firm Placing and Placing and Open Offer

Anglo Pacific Group PLC ("Anglo Pacific", the "Company") (LSE: APF, TSX: APY) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a conditional agreement with a private party to acquire their royalty interest in the Narrabri coal project, a major thermal coal and Pulverised Coal Injection ("PCI") coal mine located in New South Wales, Australia operated by Australian Stock Exchange listed Whitehaven Coal Limited ("Whitehaven") (WHC: ASX) for total consideration of US$65 million (£42.8 million).

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