SOURCE: Allied Gold Mining PLC

March 02, 2012 04:15 ET

Notification of Major interest in Shares

QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwire - Mar 2, 2012) -


Financial Services Authority




1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are      Allied Gold Mining
attached:                                          Plc



2. Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or
boxes):

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights         Yes



An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial
instruments which may result in the acquisition of
shares already issued to which voting rights are
attached.





An acquisition or disposal of instruments with
similar economic effect to qualifying financial
instruments



An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify):



3. Full name of person(s) subject to the          Legal & General Group
notification obligation:                          Plc (L&G)

4. Full name of shareholder(s)                    Legal & General
(if different from 3.):                          Assurance Society
                                                  Limited (LGAS & LGPL)



5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                 29 February 2012
reached:



6. Date on which issuer notified:                 01 March 2012

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or
reached:                                          L&G (From 4% to 6%)








8. Notified details:



A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of   Situation previous    Resulting situation after the trig
gering
shares          to the triggering     transaction
                transaction

if possible     Number   Number                  Number of voting      %
 of voting
using           of       of                       rights
rights
the ISIN CODE   Shares   Voting       Number
                         Rights       of shares   Direct      Indirect
Direct Indirect

                4.06%

ORD GBP 0.10                         13,858,591 13,858,591       6.78%

               (As on 20/09/2011)


B: Qualifying Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

                                                  Number of voting
                                                     rights that may be
Type of financial    Expiration Exercise/            acquired if the
    % of voting
instrument           date       Conversion Period    instrument is
    rights
                                                    exercised/ converted.



C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying
Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of          Exercise Expiration Exercise/   Number of voting  % of
voting rights
financial        price    date       Conversion  rights instrument
instrument                           period      refers to

                                                      Nominal     Delta



Total (A+B+C)

Number of voting rights                          Percentage of voting
                                                            rights



13,858,591                                          6.78%








9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and
/or the financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:



Legal & General Group Plc (Direct and Indirect)
(Group) ( 17,932,662 -8.77%= Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management (Holdings)
Limited (LGIMH) (Direct and Indirect) ( 17,932,662
-8.77%= Total Position)

Legal & General Investment Management Limited
(Indirect) (LGIM) ( 17,932,662 -8.77%= Total Position)

Legal & General Group Plc (Direct) (L&G) ( 13,858,591 - 6.78%=LGAS,
LGPL & PMC)

Legal & General Investment Management  Legal & General Insurance
(Holdings) Limited (Direct) (LGIMHD)   Holdings Limited (Direct)
                                       (LGIH) ( 8,110,411 -3.96%= LGAS&
LGPL)

Legal & General Assurance (Pensions    Legal & General Assurance
Management) Limited (PMC)             Society Limited (LGAS & LGPL)
                                       ( 8,110,411 -3.96%= LGAS &
                                       LGPL)

                                       Legal & General Pensions
                                       Limited (Direct) (LGPL)



Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:                    N/A

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will    N/A
cease
to hold:

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to     N/A
hold
voting rights:


                                                Notification using the
13. Additional information:                     total voting rights
                                                figure of 204,318,414

14. Contact name:                               Paul Toon (LGIM)

15. Contact telephone number:                   020 3124 3854




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