MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 29, 2012) -
NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE IN THE UNITED STATES OR TO US PERSONS
Ivanhoe Australia Limited (TSX:IVA)(ASX:IVA) ("Ivanhoe Australia") confirms that the allotment of 155,678,796 ordinary shares under the current Institutional Entitlement Offer took place today. The shares were issued at A$0.48 per ordinary share and gross proceeds from the Institutional Entitlement Offer amounted to approximately A$75 million. These shares commence trading today.
Ivanhoe Australia's issued capital prior to the allotment was 555,981,143 ordinary shares.
Ivanhoe Australia's issued capital post the allotment is now 711,659,939 ordinary shares.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, any U.S. Person (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act")). This announcement may not be distributed to, or relied upon by, persons in the United States or who are, or are acting for the account or benefit of, U.S. Persons. None of the Entitlements or the New Shares have been, nor will be, registered under the Securities Act or the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States. Accordingly, neither the Entitlements nor the New Shares may be taken up, offered or sold in the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, U.S. Persons unless the securities have been registered under the Securities Act or in a transaction exempt from, or not subject to, the registration requirements of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws.