Amara Mining PLC: Tr-1 Notification of Major Interest in Shares

Amara Mining PLC: Tr-1 Notification of Major Interest in Shares 
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/14 --  Amara Mining
PLC (AIM: AMA) 


 
                                                                            
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  TR-1: NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTEREST IN SHARESi                           
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  1. Identity of the issuer or                                              
the underlying issuer                                                       
of existing shares to which                                 AMARA MINING PLC
voting rights are                                                           
attached: ii                                                                
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  2 Reason for the notification (please tick the appropriate box or boxes): 
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  An acquisition or disposal of voting rights                              X
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  An acquisition or disposal of qualifying financial instruments which      
may result in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting      
rights are attached                                                         
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  An acquisition or disposal of instruments with similar economic effect    
to qualifying financial instruments                                         
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  An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                         X
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  Other (please                                                             
specify):                                                                   
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  3. Full name of                                                           
person(s) subject to                                                        
the                                           Van Eck Associates Corporation
notification                                                                
obligation: iii                                                             
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                         Van Eck Funds - International Investors Gold Fund  
  4. Full name of      LODH Invest - The World Gold Expertise Fund          
shareholder(s)         Jackson National/Van Eck International Fund          
 (if different from    Lockheed Martin Corporation Master Retirement Trust  
3.):iv                 Guidestone Global Natural Resources - Van Eck        
                       Lockheed Martin Junior Gold                          
                       Van Eck VIP Trust - VIP Global Gold                  
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  5. Date of the                                                            
transaction and date on                                                     
which the threshold is                                         24 April 2014
crossed or                                                                  
reached: v                                                                  
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  6. Date on which                                                          
issuer notified:                                               28 April 2014
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  7. Threshold(s) that                                                      
is/are crossed or                                                  5% and 4%
reached: vi, vii                                                            
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  8. Notified details:                                                      
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  A: Voting rights attached to shares viii, ix                              
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           Situation previous  Resulting situation after the triggering     
Class/typto the triggering   transaction                                    
e of     transaction                                                        
shares if                                                                   
possible                                                                    
using                                                                       
the ISIN                                                                    
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           Number              Number    Number of      % of  voting rights 
         of           Number of shares voting         x                     
         Shares       of               rights                               
                      Voting                                                
                      Rights                                                
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                               Direct  DirectIndirect   Direct     Indirect 
                                       xi    xii                            
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GB00B04M1  11,417,000 11,417,11,540,00011,540           3.51%               
L91                   000              ,000                                 
                                                                            
                                                                            
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  B: Qualifying Financial Instruments                                       
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  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                      
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  Type of                Exercise/        Number of voting        % of      
financial   Expiration Conversion Periodrights that ma
y be      voting      
instrument  date xiii  xiv              acquired if the         rights      
                                        instrument is                       
                                        exercised/ converted.               
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  C: Financial Instruments with similar economic effect to Qualifying       
Financial Instruments xv, xvi                                               
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  Resulting situation after the triggering transaction                      
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  Type of    Exercise                   Number of voting rights  % of voting
financial  price     ExpiratExercise/ instrument refers to     rights xix,  
instrument           ion    Conversion                         xx           
                     date   period                                          
                     xvii   xviii                                           
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  Total (A+B+C)                                                             
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  Number of voting rights               Percentage of voting rights         
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  11,540,000                            3.51%                               
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  9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or
the                                                                         
financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable: xxi              
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  Van Eck Funds - International Investors Gold Fund                         
LODH Invest - The World Gold Expertise Fund                                 
Jackson National/Van Eck International Fund                                 
Lockheed Martin Corporation Master Retirement Trust                         
Guidestone Global Natural Resources - Van Eck                               
Lockheed Martin Junior Gold                                                 
Van Eck VIP Trust - VIP Global Gold                                         
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  Proxy Voting:                                                             
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  10. Name of the proxy holder:                            Glass Lewis & Co.
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  11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease                       
to hold:                                                                 N/A
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  12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold                         
voting rights:                                                           N/A
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   13. Additional information:                                          None
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  14. Contact name:                                          Russell Brennan
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  15. Contact telephone number:                              +1 212 293 2025
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