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Richland Resources (RLD)


Monday 02 December, 2019

Richland Resources

Further Extension to Amended Option Agreement

RNS Number : 2211V
Richland Resources Ltd
02 December 2019

2 December 2019

Richland Resources Ltd

("Richland" or the "Company")

Further Extension to Amended Option Agreement's Longstop Date

to sell the Capricorn Sapphire Project


Richland (AIM: RLD), further to its announcements of 18 July, 22 July, 19 August, 31 October and 18 November 2019 in relation to its transaction with Fura Gems Inc. ("Fura"), pursuant to which Fura has exercised its option (the "Option") to conditionally acquire from the Company: (i) all of the issued shares of its wholly owned subsidiary Richland Corporate Ltd ("Richland Corporate") (the "Shares"); and (ii) all of the Company's loans to Richland Corporate (the "Shareholder Loan") (together, the "Option Assets") (the "Proposed Disposal"), announces that the longstop date in respect of the Amended Option Agreement has been extended from 30 November 2019 until 7 December 2019 (the "Revised Longstop Date"). Further details of the Proposed Disposal are set out in the Company's announcements of 27 June, 18 July, 22 July and 19 August 2019. 


The Revised Longstop Date will enable the parties to finalise the remaining legal formalities in relation to the completion of the Proposed Disposal.   


As previously announced on 27 June 2019, the maturity date of the Secured Convertible Loan Facility was extended to the Longstop Date such that the new maturity date for the facility is now 7 December 2019, as agreed with the provider of the facility. 


A further announcement(s) will be made, as appropriate, in due course.


Capitalised terms used in this announcement, unless otherwise defined herein, have the same meanings as set out in the Company's announcement of 27 June 2019.



For further information, please contact:


Anthony Brooke

Chief Executive Officer

+66 81 854 1755


Edward Nealon


+61 409 969 955


Mike Allardice

Group Company Secretary

+852 91 864 854


Nominated Adviser

Strand Hanson Limited

James Harris

Matthew Chandler

James Dance

+44 (0) 20 7 409 3494



Peterhouse Capital Limited

Duncan Vasey / Lucy Williams (Broking)

Eran Zucker (Corporate Finance)

+44 (0) 20 7 469 0930

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014.


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