Ariana Resources plc : Ariana Resources plc : Total voting rights
1 February 2013
TOTAL VOTING RIGHTS
Ariana Resources plc ("the Company"), the gold exploration and development
company focused on Turkey, announces, for the purposes of the Disclosure and
Transparency Rules of the Financial Services Authority, the following:
As at the date of this announcement, the Company's issued share capital
consists of 371,019,494 Ordinary Shares with a nominal value of 1p each, with
voting rights ("Ordinary Shares"). The Company does not hold any Ordinary
Shares in Treasury. Therefore the total number of Ordinary Shares in the
Company with voting rights is 371,019,494.
The above figure of 371,019,494 Ordinary Shares may be used by shareholders in
the Company as the denominator for the calculations by which they will
determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to
their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the Financial
Service Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.
Ariana Resources plc Tel: +44 (0)20 7407 3616
Michael Spriggs, Chairman
Kerim Sener, Managing Director
Beaumont Cornish Limited Tel: +44 (0)20 7628 3396
Roland Cornish / Felicity Geidt
S.P. Angel Corporate Finance LLP Tel: +44 (0)20 3463 2260
Ewan Leggat / Laura LIttley
St. Brides Media & Finance Ltd Tel: +44 (0)20 7236 1177
Hugo de Salis / Susie Geliher
About Ariana Resources
Ariana is an exploration and development company focused on epithermal
gold-silver and porphyry copper-gold deposits in Turkey. The Company is
developing a portfolio of prospective licences selected on the basis of its
in-house geological and remote-sensing database, on its own in western Turkey
and in Joint Venture with Eldorado Gold Corporation in north-eastern Turkey.
Eldorado owns 51% of this joint venture and is fully funding all exploration
work on the JV properties, while Ariana owns 49% and is the operator.
The Company's flagship assets are its Sindirgi and Tavsan gold projects which
form the Red Rabbit Gold Project. Both contain a series of prospects, within
two prolific mineralised districts in the Western Anatolian Volcanic and
Extensional (WAVE) Province in western Turkey. This Province hosts the
largest operating gold mines in Turkey and remains highly prospective for new
porphyry and epithermal deposits. These core projects, which are separated by
a distance of 75km, are presently being assessed as to their economic merits
and now form part of a Joint Venture with Proccea Construction Co. The total
resource inventory of the Company stands at 448,000 ounces of gold equivalent.
Ariana also has a strategic investment in Tigris Resources Limited
(www.tigrisresources.com), a private Jersey-based exploration company, which
is focused on the exploration of copper and gold deposits in south-eastern
Turkey. Ariana retains 12.3% of Tigris Resources Limited.
S.P. Angel Corporate Finance LLP are brokers to the Company and Beaumont
Cornish Limited is the Company's Nominated Adviser.
For further information on Ariana you are invited to visit the Company's
website at www.arianaresources.com.
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Source: Ariana Resources plc via Thomson Reuters ONE
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