Central Asian Minerals and Resources PLC
LSE : CMRP

September 15, 2011 02:00 ET

Shareholder Notification

                                                                                              15 September 2011
                                                                                                   IM00B61FM981
                                   Central Asian Minerals and Resources PLC
                                          ("CAMAR" or the "Company")
                                                       
                                           Shareholder Notification

Following the recent placing by Central Asian Minerals and Resources PLC (PLUS: CMRP) of 6,734,008 new ordinary
shares  of  no  par  value in the Company ("Ordinary Shares"), the Company is aware of the following  interests
representing 3 per cent or more of the Company's issued share capital:

Shareholder                                Number of Ordinary Shares             % of Issued Share Capital
Lynchwood Nominees Limited                         4,703,575                               28.16
Gulf International Minerals Ltd                    4,188,087                               25.07
Chase Nominees Limited                             2,100,000                               12.57
Evolve Capital Plc                                  885,895                                5.30

Of  the 4,703,575 Ordinary Shares held by Lynchwood Nominees Limited, 1,673,077 (representing 10.01 per cent of
the  Company's  issued  share  capital) are beneficially owned by Augsburg Investments  Limited  and  1,673,077
(representing  10.01 per cent of the Company's issued share capital) are beneficially owned  by  Como  Holdings
Ltd. A further 166,667 Ordinary Shares are beneficially owned by Peter Zihlmann, a Director of the Company. The
remaining Ordinary Shares are held by Lynchwood Nominees Limited as nominee for a number of other shareholders,
none of which is believed to have a beneficial interest of 3 per cent or more in the Company.

In  addition to the 166,667 Ordinary Shares held by Lynchwood Nominees Limited, Peter Zihlmann is deemed to  be
interested  in the 2,100,000 Ordinary Shares held by Chase Nominees Limited, as the beneficial owner  of  these
shares  is  The  Timeless Precious Metal Fund SICAV P.L.C ("Timeless"). Peter Zihlmann  is  a  shareholder  and
manager of P. Zihlmann Investment Management AG, which is the Investment Manager of Timeless and holds all  the
voting shares in Timeless. Peter Zihlmann is also Chairman of Timeless.

Oliver  Vaughan, Chairman of the Company, is deemed to be interested in the 4,188,087 Ordinary Shares  held  by
Gulf  International Minerals Ltd and the 885,895 Ordinary Shares held by Evolve Capital plc as he is a director
of both of those companies.

The Directors of CAMAR are responsible for the contents of this announcement.

Enquiries:

Central Asian Minerals and Resources PLC                                                  01624 679 000
Christine Melian or John Leech

St Helens Capital Partners LLP                                                            020 7368 6959
Mark Anwyl or Duncan Vasey

Threadneedle Communications                                                               020 7653 9855
Laurence Read

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