Eastern Platinum Limited
LSE : ELR

December 15, 2011 02:00 ET

Eastern Platinum Limited: Holdings in Company

FOR:  EASTERN PLATINUM LIMITED

TSX, AIM SYMBOL:  ELR
JSE SYMBOL:  EPS

December 15, 2011

Eastern Platinum Limited: Holdings in Company

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 15, 2011) - Eastern Platinum Limited
(TSX:ELR)(AIM:ELR)(JSE:EPS) ("Eastplats" or the "Company") was notified on 14 December 2011 by the
Kames Capital (formerly AEGON UK Group of Companies) of the following interests in the ordinary share
capital of Eastplats.

Reason for notification - An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect to
qualifying financial instruments.

/T/

Full name of person(s) subject to the notification
obligations:                                              Kames Capital

Date of Transaction:                                      12th December 2011
Threshold crossed or reached                              3%

A: Voting Rights attached to shares
Situation previous to the triggering transaction:
Number of Shares (Direct and Indirect and Financial
Instruments):                                             33,447,698
Number of Voting Rights (Direct and Indirect and
Financial Instruments):                                   33,447,698

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction:
Number of Shares (Direct and Indirect):                   23,654,323
Number of Voting Rights (Direct):                         18,332,632
Number of Voting Rights (Indirect):                       5,321,691

Percentage of Voting Rights (Direct):                     2.02%
Percentage of Voting Rights (Indirect):                   0.59%

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                       None

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect
to B
Contract for Difference                                   28,080
Percentage of voting rights                               0.003%

Total (A+B+C)
Number of Voting Rights:                                  23,682,403
Percentage of Voting Rights:                              2.61%

/T/

Total shares issued and outstanding: 908,187,807


-30-

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Eastern Platinum Limited
Investor Relations
1-(604)-685-6851
1-(604)-685-6493 (FAX)
info@eastplats.com
www.eastplats.com

OR

NOMAD: Canaccord Genuity Limited, London
Rob Collins/Bhavesh Patel
+44 20 7050 6500

OR

JSE SPONSOR: PSG Capital (Pty) Limited
Johan Fourie
+27 21 887 9602
johanf@psgcapital.com

-0-

Contact Information

  • Eastern Platinum Limited