Goldplat plc : Significant shareholdings and Lock-In Deeds

          Goldplat plc : Significant shareholdings and Lock-In Deeds

    Goldplat plc / Ticker: GDP / Index: AIM / Sector: Mining & Exploration
                                 5 April 2013
                         Goldplat plc ('the Company')
                 Significant shareholdings and Lock-In Deeds

Goldplat plc, the AIM listed gold producer in Africa, announces that it was
notified yesterday by FIL Limited  ('Fidelity'), that following a purchase  of 
16,837,000 ordinary shares on 3 April 2013, Fidelity holds 16,837,000 ordinary
shares in the Company representing 10 per cent. of the Company's issued  share 
capital.

In addition, the Company announces that it was notified on 3 April 2013  that, 
following a  sale of  16,837,000  ordinary shares  on  3 April  2013,  Artemis 
Trustees Limited as trustees for  Perseus Settlement holds 8,013,000  ordinary 
shares in the  Company representing  4.76 per  cent. of  the Company's  issued 
share capital and  following a sale  of 1,470,000 ordinary  shares on 3  April 
2013, Artemis Trustees Limited as trustees for the Kilo Trust holds  9,500,000 
ordinary shares in the  Company representing 5.64 per  cent. of the  Company's 
issued share capital. The full text of the relevant TR1 notification forms  is 
reproduced below.

The Company is pleased to announce that Artemis Trustees Limited as  trustees 
for Perseus Settlement and Artemis Trustees  Limited as trustees for the  Kilo 
Trust (the "Locked-In Persons") have entered into lock-in deeds dated 4  April 
2013 ("the Lock-In Deeds") with the Company and SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP
("SP Angel").

Pursuant to the Lock-In  Deeds, the Locked-In Persons  have undertaken to  the 
Company and  SP  Angel,  save  in specified  circumstances,  not  to  sell  or 
otherwise dispose of, or agree to sell or dispose of any of their interests in
the Ordinary Shares held by them for the 12 month period commencing on 1 April
2013 (the "Lock-In Period").

Russell Lamming, CEO, stated: "The Company is delighted to welcome Fidelity to
its shareholder  register.  Fidelity's  notable  investment  in  the  Company 
endorses the  Board's belief  that  Goldplat offers  shareholders  significant 
upside potential  through  its  robust  cashflow  generation  and  ability  to 
self-fund the sustainable growth of  gold recovery operations in Africa  while 
rewarding shareholders with progressive dividend and share buy-back policies."

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For further information visit www.goldplat.com or contact:

Russell Lamming, CEO            Goldplat plc               Tel: +44 (0) 781
                                                           0870 587
Ewan Leggat/Katy Birkin         SP Angel Corporate Finance Tel: +44 (0) 20
                                LLP                        3463 2260
Felicity Edwards/ Charlotte    St Brides Media & Finance  Tel: +44 (0)20 7236
Heap                            Ltd                        1177

Notes:
Goldplat plc, is an  AIM-listed profitable, debt free  gold producer and  mine 
development company focused  in Africa, which  has a strong  cash position  of 
GBP1.95 million as at 31 Dec 2012. The Company has a solid portfolio of assets
including two  gold  recovery operations  in  South Africa  and  Ghana,  which 
recover precious  metal  from  by-products  of  the  mining  process  such  as 
woodchips, fine carbon  and waste  grease. For  the FY  2012 these  operations 
produced circa 31,354 ounces of gold. Goldplat also has a producing gold  mine 
in Kenya and  two brownfield gold  development projects in  Ghana and  Burkina 
Faso.

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing    Goldplat plc
shares to which voting rights are attached:

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      FITEL NOMINEES LIMITED
notification obligation:
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different  ARTEMIS TRUSTEES AS TRUSTEES FOR
from 3.):                                     PERSEUS SETTLEMENT
5. Date of the transaction and date on which  03/04/2013
the threshold is crossed or reached:
6. Date on which issuer notified:             03/04/2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or        14% - 5%
reached:

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of Situation previous    Resulting situation after the triggering
shares        to the triggering     transaction
              transaction
if possible   Number     Number     Number     Number of       % of voting
using         of         of         of shares  voting          rights
the ISIN CODE Shares     Voting                rights
                         Rights     Direct     Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
GB00B0HCWM45  24,850,000 24,850,000 8,013,000

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial Expiration Exercise/  Number of voting      % of voting
instrument        date       Conversion rights that may be    rights
                             Period     acquired if the
                                        instrument is
                                        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    % of voting
financial     price      date         Conversion  voting       rights
instrument                            period      rights
                                                  instrument
                                                  refers to
                                                               Nominal  Delta

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
8,013,000               4.76%

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

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name:
15. Contact telephone number:

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing    Goldplat plc
shares to which voting rights are attached:

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          FITEL NOMINEES LIMITED
notification obligation:
4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from ARTEMIS TRUSTEES AS TRUSTEES
3.):                                              FOR THE KILO TRUST
5. Date of the transaction and date on which the  03/04/2013
threshold is crossed or reached:
6. Date on which issuer notified:                 03/04/2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:   6%

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares
Class/type of Situation previous    Resulting situation after the triggering
shares        to the triggering     transaction
              transaction
if possible   Number     Number     Number     Number of       % of voting
using         of         of         of shares  voting          rights
the ISIN CODE Shares     Voting                rights
                         Rights     Direct     Direct Indirect Direct Indirect
GB00B0HCWM45  10,970,000 10,970,000 9,500,000

B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial Expiration Exercise/  Number of voting      % of voting
instrument        date       Conversion rights that may be    rights
                             Period     acquired if the
                                        instrument is
                                        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    % of voting
financial     price      date         Conversion  voting       rights
instrument                            period      rights
                                                  instrument
                                                  refers to
                                                               Nominal  Delta

Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights Percentage of voting rights
9,500,000               5.64%

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

Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:
12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:

13. Additional information:
14. Contact name:
15. Contact telephone number:

TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARES^i
1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer
of existing shares to which voting rights are                Goldplat Plc
attached: ^ ii
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            FIL Limited
notification obligation: ^ iii
4. Full name of shareholder(s)                      See attached schedule
(if different from 3.):^iv
5. Date of the transaction and date on
which the threshold is crossed or                   03 April 2013
reached:^v
6. Date on which issuer notified:                   04 April 2013
7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or              5%,10%
reached: ^vi, vii

8. Notified details:
A: Voting rights attached to shares^viii, ix
Class/type of  Situation previous       Resulting situation after the triggering
shares         to the triggering        transaction
               transaction
if possible    Number       Number      Number     Number of voting  % of voting
using          of           of          of shares  rights            rights ^x
the ISIN CODE  Shares       Voting      Indirect   Direct Indirect   Direct   Indirect
                            Rights                 ^xi    ^xii
GB00B0HCWM45   Nil          Nil         16,837,000        16,837,000          10.00
B: Qualifying Financial Instruments
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of financial    Expiration    Exercise/           Number of voting    % of voting
instrument           date ^xiii    Conversion Period   rights that may be  rights
                                   ^xiv                acquired if the
                                                       instrument is
                                                       exercised/
                                                       converted.
C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying Financial
Instruments ^xv, xvi
Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
Type of         Exercise    Expiration Exercise/   Number of voting     % of voting
financial       price       date ^xvii Conversion  rights instrument    rights ^xix,
instrument                             period      refers to            xx
                                       ^xviii
                                                                        Nominal Delta
Total (A+B+C)
Number of voting rights                       Percentage of voting rights
16,837,000                                    10.00

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: ^xxi
Sum of Factored Shares Held
Custodian                   Advisor                                Total
                            FILUK-FIL INVESTMENT SERVICES (UK)
JP MORGAN, BOURNEMOUTH (C)  LIMITED                                16,837,000
Grand Total                                                        16,837,000
Proxy Voting:
10. Name of the proxy holder:                                FIL Limited
11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will acquire:       16,837,000
12. Date on which proxy holder will acquire voting rights:   3 April 2013
13. Additional information:             None
14. Contact name:                       Sally-Ann Hatton
15. Contact telephone number:           fil-regreporting@fil.com, 01737 837148

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