Henderson Global Investors Limited Owns Securities of

Henderson Global Investors Limited Owns Securities of Horizonte
Minerals PLC 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 01/07/13 -- Henderson Global
Investors Limited ("Henderson") announces certain institutional funds
managed by Henderson (collectively, the "Funds") owned 43,941,317
ordinary shares ("Shares") in the capital of Horizonte Minerals PLC
(the "Issuer"), which Shares were acquired through the facilities of
the AIM market in the United Kingdom at an average price of $0.16 per
Share. 
As a result of these market acquisitions, the Funds owned and
Henderson exercised control or direction over approximately 12.20% of
the 360,046,170 issued and outstanding Shares as reported by the
Issuer in its management's discussion and analysis prepared as at
November 14, 2012. 
The Shares were acquired for investment purposes. Henderson, on
behalf of the Funds, may from time to time acquire additional
securities of Horizonte and/or dispose of such securities as they may
deem appropriate. 
This news release has been disseminated in accordance with the early
warning requirements under National Instrument 62-103.
Contacts:
Henderson Global Investors Limited
Balenkosi Dungeni
020 7818 3747