Eastern Platinum Limited
LSE : ELR

August 08, 2011 09:27 ET

Holding in Company

FOR:  EASTERN PLATINUM LIMITED

TSX, AIM SYMBOL:  ELR
JSE SYMBOL:  EPS

August 8, 2011

Eastern Platinum Limited Holdings in Company

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Aug. 8, 2011) - Eastern Platinum Limited ("Eastplats" or the
"Company") (TSX:ELR)(AIM:ELR)(JSE:EPS) was notified on 4 August 2011 by the 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

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Full name of person(s) subject to the
notification obligations:                      AEGON UK Group of Companies

Date of Transaction:                           3rd August 2011
Threshold crossed or reached                   7%

A: Voting Rights attached to shares
Situation previous to the triggering
transaction:
Number of Shares:                              65,747,048
Number of Voting Rights:                       65,747,048

Resulting situation after the triggering
transaction:
Number of Shares:                              55,191,112
Number of Voting Rights (Direct):              55,191,112
Number of Voting Rights (Indirect):            6,002,376

Percentage of Voting Rights (Direct):          6.07%
Percentage of Voting Rights (Indirect):        0.66%

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments            None

C: Financial Instruments with similar economic
effect to B
Contract for Difference                        68,080

Percentage of voting rights                    0.01%

Total (A+B+C)
Number of Voting Rights:                       61,261,568
Percentage of Voting Rights:                   6.74%

Total shares issued and outstanding:           908,187,807

/T/


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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
Mark Williams
+44 20 7050 6500
MWilliams@canaccordgenuity.com

OR

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

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