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Thursday 19 July, 2012

Allied Gold Mining

Form 8 (OPD)

RNS Number : 0580I
Allied Gold Mining PLC
19 July 2012
 



AMENDMENT TO OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE DATED 19 JULY 2012

 

FORM 8 (OPD)

 

PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE BY A PARTY TO AN OFFER

Rules 8.1 and 8.2 of the Takeover Code (the "Code")

 

1.         KEY INFORMATION

 

(a) Identity of the party to the offer making the disclosure:

Allied Gold Mining PLC

(b) Owner or controller of interests and short positions disclosed, if different from 1(a):

     The naming of nominee or vehicle companies is insufficient

The Directors of Allied Gold Mining PLC, as set out in section 3

(c) Name of offeror/offeree in relation to whose relevant securities this form relates:

     Use a separate form for each party to the offer

Allied Gold Mining PLC

(d) Is the party to the offer making the disclosure the offeror or the offeree?

OFFEREE

(e) Date position held:

19 July 2012

(f)  Has the party previously disclosed, or is it today disclosing, under the Code in respect of any other party to this offer?

YES

 

 

2.         POSITIONS OF THE PARTY TO THE OFFER MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

 

(a)        Interests and short positions in the relevant securities of the offeror or offeree to which the disclosure relates

 

Class of relevant security:

 


 

 

Interests

Short positions

Number

%

Number

%

(1) Relevant securities owned and/or controlled:

None


None


(2) Derivatives (other than options):

None


None


(3) Options and agreements to purchase/sell:

None


None


 

     TOTAL:

None


None


 

All interests and all short positions should be disclosed.

 

Details of any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

 

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

 

(b)        Rights to subscribe for new securities

 

Class of relevant security in relation to which subscription right exists:

None

Details, including nature of the rights concerned and relevant percentages:

N/A

 

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 2(a) or (b) (as appropriate) for each additional class of relevant security.

 

(c)        Irrevocable commitments and letters of intent

 

Details of any irrevocable commitments or letters of intent procured by the party to the offer making the disclosure or any person acting in concert with it (see Note 3 on Rule 2.11 of the Code):

 

None

 

 

3.         POSITIONS OF PERSONS ACTING IN CONCERT WITH THE PARTY TO THE OFFER MAKING THE DISCLOSURE

 

Details of any interests, short positions and rights to subscribe of any person acting in concert with the party to the offer making the disclosure:


The Directors of the Company had the following interests in the Company:

 

Name of Director

Number of Shares

Mark Caruso

1,521,257*

Frank Terranova

226,882

Sean Harvey

33,333

Montague House

35,589

Anthony Lowrie

389,242

Total

2,206,303

* 331,981 of these Allied Gold Shares are held by Regional Management Pty Ltd and 554,915 Allied Gold Shares are held by Zurich Bay Holdings Pty Ltd, companies which are connected to Mr Caruso for the purposes of Part 22 of the Companies Act 2006.

The following Directors of the Company held share options in the Company as follows:

Name

Date of Award

Exercise Price

Number of Allied Gold Shares

Expiry Date

Vested

 

Mark Caruso

 

05.11.2009

 

£1.80

 

3,333,333

 

31.12.2013

 

Yes

Frank Terranova

11.11.2009

£1.80

1,666,666

31.12.2013

Yes

 

 

 

If there are positions or rights to subscribe to disclose in more than one class of relevant securities of the offeror or offeree named in 1(c), copy table 3 for each additional class of relevant security.

 

Details of any open derivative or option positions, or agreements to purchase or sell relevant securities, should be given on a Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions).

 

Details of any securities borrowing and lending positions or financial collateral arrangements should be disclosed on a Supplemental Form 8 (SBL).

 

4.         OTHER INFORMATION

 

(a)        Indemnity and other dealing arrangements

 

Details of any indemnity or option arrangement, or any agreement or understanding, formal or informal, relating to relevant securities which may be an inducement to deal or refrain from dealing entered into by the party to the offer making the disclosure or any person acting in concert with it:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

 

None

 

 

(b)        Agreements, arrangements or understandings relating to options or derivatives

 

Details of any agreement, arrangement or understanding, formal or informal, between the party to the offer making the disclosure, or any person acting in concert with it, and any other person relating to:

(i)  the voting rights of any relevant securities under any option; or

(ii) the voting rights or future acquisition or disposal of any relevant securities to which any derivative is referenced:

If there are no such agreements, arrangements or understandings, state "none"

 

None

 

 

(c)        Attachments

 

Are any Supplemental Forms attached?

 

Supplemental Form 8 (Open Positions)

NO

Supplemental Form 8 (SBL)

NO

 

 

Date of disclosure:

19 July 2012

Contact name:

Peter Torre, Company Secretary

Telephone number:

00 61 7 3252 5911

 

Public disclosures under Rule 8 of the Code must be made to a Regulatory Information Service and must also be emailed to the Takeover Panel at monitoring@disclosure.org.uk.  The Panel's Market Surveillance Unit is available for consultation in relation to the Code's dealing disclosure requirements on +44 (0)20 7638 0129.

 

The Code can be viewed on the Panel's website at www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

 


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