Intrepid Mines Limited: Letter to Shareholders
BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/26/13 -- Intrepid Mines
Limited (TSX:IAU)(ASX:IAU) (the 'Company') advises that the attached
letter was mailed to shareholders today 26 April 2013.
Intrepid also advises that a copy of the requisition for a general
meeting referred to in the shareholder letter has been placed on the
Company's website at www.intrepidmines.com.
Ian McMaster (Chairman)
Colin G. Jackson (Deputy Chairman)
Brad A. Gordon (Managing Director)
Laurence W. Curtis (Non-executive Director)
Robert J. McDonald (Non-executive Director)
Alan Roberts (Non-executive Director)
Adrianto Machribie (Non-executive Director)
Garry Gill (Company Secretary)
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Letter to Shareholders
Dear Fellow Shareholder
Attempt to take Control of the Board
In my letter to you on 19 February, I advised you that a group called
Quantum Pacific was contemplating trying to remove the entire
Intrepid board (a copy of my letter is on our website at
As you may have read in the press, we have now received a requisition
from Quantum Pacific and others seeking the removal of 5 of the 7
directors of Intrepid Mines and the appointment of 4 directors
nominated by Quantum Pacific and its associates.
We are required by the Corporations Act to convene a meeting of all
Intrepid shareholders to consider the resolutions being proposed by
Quantum Pacific. I am writing to let you know that we will convene
this meeting within the next two to three weeks and will hold the
meeting within 2 months of the notice being received from Quantum
Pacific and its associates.
The Notice of Meeting we send you will outline why your directors
reject the arguments being put forward by Quantum Pacific and its
Until you receive the Notice of Meeting, you do not need to take any
action in relation to your Intrepid shares.
Ahead of sending you the Notice of Meeting, I do want to make 3
1. Your board and management continue to work hard on a range of fronts to
achieve our simple objective of restoring value for all of our
shareholders (for more high level information about what we have been
doing please see my last letter).
2. As required by the Corporations Act, in the Notice of Meeting we will
address the issues raised by Quantum Pacific and its associates. In the
meantime, we remain of the view that we are not going to assist the
protagonists in this dispute by disclosing information about our
activities which could help them achieve their objectives.
3. As you would expect, following receipt of the requisition from Quantum
Pacific we have spoken with a number of major institutional
shareholders. I am pleased to confirm that those shareholders continue
to support your board and management. I would hope you would agree that
the Intrepid Board and management is in the best position to understand
the position the company now finds itself in, the potential of the Tujuh
Bukit project, its historical development and the options for resolving
the challenges we now face better than anyone who might recently have
become a shareholder of the company to pursue their own interests.
As I said in my last letter, your directors appreciate the strong
support that has been given to us by so many shareholders as we
attempt to deal with this complex and challenging situation.
We look forward to your continuing support as we deal with this
attempt by Quantum Pacific and its associates to take control of your
As always, if you have any questions about this or any other matters,
please feel free to contact me or Brad Gordon.
Ian McMaster AM, Chairman
Inquiries regarding this letter may be directed to:
Ian McMaster AM
(mobile) +61 419 476 980
Chief Executive Officer,
(office) +61 7 3007 8000
(mobile) +61 400 036 636
Intrepid Mines Limited
Managing Director - Chief Executive Officer
(office) +61 7 3007 8000 / (mobile) +61 400 036 636
Intrepid Mines Limited
(office) +1 905 337 7673 / (mobile) +1 416 605 5120
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