Talvivaaran Kaivososakeyhtiö Oyj : Talvivaara Mining Company Plc : Publication of the Prospectus relating to the Rights Offering of Talvivaara Stock Exchange Release Talvivaara Mining Company Plc 13 March 2013 NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES, CANADA, AUSTRALIA, HONG KONG, SOUTH AFRICA OR JAPAN OR ANY OTHER JURISDICTION IN WHICH THE DISTRIBUTION OR RELEASE WOULD BE UNLAWFUL. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT IS AN ADVERTISEMENT AND NOT A PROSPECTUS AND INVESTORS SHOULD NOT SUBSCRIBE FOR OR PURCHASE ANY SHARES OR SECURITIES REFERRED TO IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT EXCEPT ON THE BASIS OF INFORMATION IN THE APPLICABLE PROSPECTUS WHICH, SUBJECT TO APPROVAL FROM THE FINNISH FINANCIAL SUPERVISORY AUTHORITY, IS EXPECTED TO BE PUBLISHED BY TALVIVAARA IN CONNECTION WITH THE OFFERING. COPIES OF THE PROSPECTUS WILL, FOLLOWING PUBLICATION AND DISTRIBUTION, BE AVAILABLE FROM TALVIVAARA'S REGISTERED OFFICE. Talvivaara Mining Company Plc Publication of the Prospectus relating to the Rights Offering of Talvivaara Talvivaara Mining Company Plc (the "Company" or "Talvivaara") will publish the prospectus related to the rights offering of 1,633,857,840 new shares in the Company (the "Offering") today. The prospectus approved by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority will be available on Talvivaara's website www.talvivaara.com as of today and, on or about 14 March 2013, at the subscription places for the Offering. The English language version of the prospectus passported to the United Kingdom will be uploaded to the National Storage Mechanism and is expected to be available for inspection at www.hemscott.com/nsm later today. The terms and conditions of the Offering were published in a separate stock exchange release on 8 March 2013. Enquiries Talvivaara Mining Company Plc Tel +358 20 7129 800 Pekka Perä, Chief Executive Officer Saila Miettinen-Lähde, Deputy CEO and CFO Talvivaara Mining Company Plc Talvivaara Mining Company is an internationally significant base metals producer with its primary focus on nickel and zinc using a technology known as bioheapleaching to extract metals out of ore. Bioheapleaching makes extraction of metals from low grade ore economically viable. The Talvivaara deposits comprise one of the largest known sulphide nickel resources in Europe. The ore body is estimated to support anticipated production for several decades. Talvivaara has secured a 10-year off-take agreement for 100 per cent of its main output of nickel and cobalt to Norilsk Nickel and entered into a long-term zinc streaming agreement with Nyrstar NV. Talvivaara is listed on the London Stock Exchange Main Market and NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Further information can be found at www.talvivaara.com. DISCLAIMER This announcement is an advertisement and not a prospectus and investors should not subscribe for or purchase any shares or securities referred to in this announcement except on the basis of information in the applicable prospectus which, subject to approval from the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority, which are expected to be published by Talvivaara in connection with the Offering. Copies of the prospectus will, following publication and distribution, be available from Talvivaara's registered office. Nothing in this announcement should be interpreted as a term or condition of the Offering. The information contained herein is not for publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in or into the United States, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, South Africa or Japan. These written materials do not constitute an offer of securities for sale in the United States, nor may the securities be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration as provided in the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the rules and regulations thereunder. There is no intention to register any portion of the offering in the United States or to conduct a public offering of securities in the United States. The issue, exercise or sale of securities in the offering are subject to specific legal or regulatory restrictions in certain jurisdictions. None of Talvivaara J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Nordea Bank Finland Plc, Merrill Lynch International, BNP PARIBAS and Danske Bank A/S Helsinki Branch assume any responsibility in the event there is a violation by any person of such restrictions. The information contained herein shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of the securities referred to herein in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption from registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. Investors must neither accept any offer for, nor acquire, any securities to which this announcement refers, unless they do so on the basis of the information contained in the applicable Prospectus published or distributed by Talvivaara. Talvivaara has not authorised any offer to the public of securities in any Member State of the European Economic Area other than Finland and the United Kingdom. With respect to each Member State of the European Economic Area other than Finland and the United Kingdom and which has implemented the Prospectus Directive (each, a "Relevant Member State"), no action has been undertaken or will be undertaken to make an offer to the public of securities requiring publication of a prospectus in any Relevant Member State. As a result, the securities may only be offered in Relevant Member States (a) to any legal entity which is a qualified investor as defined in the Prospectus Directive; or (b) in any other circumstances falling within Article 3(2) of the Prospectus Directive. For the purposes of this paragraph, the expression an "offer of securities to the public" means the communication in any form and by any means of sufficient information on the terms of the offer and the securities to be offered so as to enable an investor to decide to exercise, purchase or subscribe the securities, as the same may be varied in that Member State by any measure implementing the Prospectus Directive in that Member State and the expression "Prospectus Directive" means Directive 2003/71/EC (and amendments thereto, including the 2010 PD Amending Directive, to the extent implemented in the Relevant Member State), and includes any relevant implementing measure in the Relevant Member State and the expression "2010 PD Amending Directive" means Directive 2010/73/EU. No statement in this announcement is intended as a profit forecast or a profit estimate and no statement in this announcement should be interpreted to mean that earnings per share for the current or future financial years would necessarily match or exceed the historical published earnings per share. Prices and values of, and income from, shares may go down as well as up and an investor may not get back the amount invested. It should be noted that past performance is no guide to future performance. Persons needing advice should consult an independent financial adviser. J.P. Morgan Securities plc, which is authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Services Authority, is acting as sole sponsor for Talvivaara and no one else in connection with the Offering and will not regard any other person (whether or not a recipient of this announcement) as a client in relation to the Offering and will not be responsible to anyone other than Talvivaara for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for giving advice in connection with the Offering, the contents of this announcement and the accompanying documents or any other transaction, arrangement or matter referred to herein or therein. Each of Nordea Bank Finland Plc, Merrill Lynch International, BNP PARIBAS and Danske Bank A/S Helsinki Branch is acting exclusively for Talvivaara and for no one else in connection with the Offering and will not regard any other person (whether or not a recipient of this announcement) as a client in relation to the Offering and will not be responsible to anyone other than Talvivaara for providing the protections afforded to their respective clients or for providing advice in connection with the Offering or any other transaction, arrangement or matter referred to herein. This announcement should not be considered a recommendation by any of J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Nordea Bank Finland Plc, Merrill Lynch International, BNP PARIBAS or Danske Bank A/S Helsinki Branch or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, advisers or any of their respective affiliates in relation to any purchase of or subscription for securities. No representation or warranty, express or implied, is given by or on behalf of any of J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Nordea Bank Finland Plc, Merrill Lynch International, BNP PARIBAS or Danske Bank A/S Helsinki Branch or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, advisers or any of their respective affiliates or any other person as to the accuracy, fairness, sufficiency or completeness of the information or the opinions or the beliefs contained in this announcement (or any part hereof). None of the information contained in this announcement has been independently verified or approved by any of J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Nordea Bank Finland Plc, Merrill Lynch International, BNP PARIBAS or Danske Bank A/S Helsinki Branch or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, advisers or any of their respective affiliates. Save in the case of fraud, no liability is accepted by any of J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Nordea Bank Finland Plc, Merrill Lynch International, BNP PARIBAS or Danske Bank A/S Helsinki Branch or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, advisers or any of their respective affiliates for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in such information or opinions or for any loss, cost or damage suffered or incurred howsoever arising, directly or indirectly, from any use of this announcement or its contents or otherwise in connection with this announcement. No person has been authorised to give any information or to make any representations other than those contained in this announcement and, if given or made, such information or representations must not be relied on as having been authorised by Talvivaara, any of J.P. Morgan Securities plc, Nordea Bank Finland Plc, Merrill Lynch International, BNP PARIBAS or Danske Bank A/S Helsinki Branch or any other person. Subject to applicable rules and regulations, the issue of this announcement shall not, in any circumstances, create any implication that there has been no change in the affairs of Talvivaara and its group since the date of this announcement or that the information in it is correct as at any subsequent date. This communication is directed only at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order") and (iii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as "relevant persons"). Any investment activity to which this communication relates will only be available to and will only be engaged with, relevant persons. Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this announcement or any of its contents. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ This announcement is distributed by Thomson Reuters on behalf of Thomson Reuters clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: Talvivaaran Kaivososakeyhtiö Oyj via Thomson Reuters ONE HUG#1684902
Talvivaaran Kaivososakeyhtiö Oyj : Talvivaara Mining Company Plc : Publication of the Prospectus relating to the Rights
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