2023 LTIP cycle performance rights

AIM and Media Release 

9 November 2023

Base Resources Limited
2023 LTIP cycle performance rights

African mineral sands producer, Base Resources Limited (ASX & AIM: BSE) (Base Resources or the Company) advises that 28,790,016 performance rights have been granted to eligible employees under the Base Resources Long Term Incentive Plan (LTIP) for the 2023 cycle.  The performance rights were granted off-market on 6 November 2023 for nil cash consideration and form the equity (and long-term incentive) component of the at-risk remuneration of relevant employees for the financial year ending 30 June 2024.

Vesting of the 2023 cycle performance rights is subject to satisfaction of performance criteria tied to the Company's total shareholder return performance, either in absolute or relative terms, and certain gates to vesting, in each case over a three-year performance period that commenced on 1 October 2023 and concludes on 30 September 2026. 

The employees granted 2023 cycle performance rights included senior management of the Company classified as persons discharging managerial responsibilities.  Their updated securityholdings in the Company are set out below.

Name and position New 2023 cycle performance rights Vested 2020 cycle performance rights Total unvested performance rights* Holding of shares (direct and indirect)
Kevin Balloch (Chief Financial Officer) 1,680,460 552,235 3,562,198 4,589,796
Andre Greyling (General Manager, Growth) 1,680,460 540,101 3,612,784 4,129,026
Stephen Hay (General Manager, Marketing) 1,673,501 580,471 3,597,622 2,527,761
Chadwick Poletti (Chief Legal Officer and Company Secretary) 1,603,917 507,169 3,408,078 2,845,376

* Includes 2023 cycle performance rights

The grant of 2023 cycle performance rights to Managing Director, Tim Carstens, will be considered by shareholders at Base Resources' upcoming 2023 Annual General Meeting to be held on Friday, 24 November 2023.  For further details about the terms of the 2023 cycle performance rights, refer to the Company's Notice of 2023 Annual General Meeting released on 24 October 2023.

Further, since the Company's last LTIP update:

  • 356,557 performance rights for the 2022 cycle were granted on a pro rata basis to employees who became eligible to participate in the LTIP following the initial grant of performance rights for that cycle in October 2022; and 
  • 3,673,286 vested 2020 cycle performance rights were exercised by participants, with the resultant entitlement to ordinary shares satisfied by the allocation of shares previously acquired on-market by the LTIP trustee.

As a result of the above events, the Company has the following securities on issue:

  • 1,178,011,850 fully paid ordinary shares; and
  • 72,473,738 performance rights issued under the LTIP, comprising:
    • 8,727,959 vested performance rights, which remain subject to exercise1; and
    • 63,745,779 unvested performance rights subject to performance testing in accordance with their terms of issue.

[Note (1): Vested performance rights have a nil exercise price.  Unless exercised beforehand, performance rights expire five years after conclusion of the relevant performance period.]


For further information contact:

Australian Media Relations UK Media Relations
Citadel Magnus Tavistock Communications
Cameron Gilenko and Michael Weir Jos Simson and Gareth Tredway
Tel: +61 8 6160 4900 Tel: +44 207 920 3150

About Base Resources

Base Resources is an Australian based, African focused, mineral sands producer and developer with a track record of project delivery and operational performance.  The Company operates the established Kwale Operations in Kenya and is developing the Toliara Project in Madagascar.  Base Resources is an ASX and AIM listed company.  Further details about Base Resources are available at www.baseresources.com.au.

Level 3, 46 Colin Street
West Perth, Western Australia, 6005
Email:  info@baseresources.com.au
Phone: +61 8 9413 7400
Fax: +61 8 9322 8912
LEI Code:  2617005DDMEAZ8OBD979

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