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Vast Resources plc (VAST)


Friday 11 December, 2020

Vast Resources plc

Director Share Purchase

Director Share Purchase

Vast Resources plc / Ticker: VAST / Index: AIM / Sector: Mining

11 December 2020

Vast Resources plc
(‘Vast’ or the ‘Company’)

Director Share Purchase

Vast Resources plc, the AIM-listed mining company, announces that it was notified that on 10 December 2020 Mr Brian Moritz, Chairman of the Company, purchased 15,000,000 ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in the share capital of the Company (‘Ordinary Shares’) at a price of 0.1395 pence per Ordinary Share.

Following this purchase, Mr Moritz’s total beneficial ownership in the Company is 25,000,000 Ordinary Shares, which represents approximately 0.14% of the Company’s issued share capital and will represent approximately 0.12% of the Company’s issued share capital following the future allotments announced on 9 December 2020.

Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) Disclosure
Certain information contained in this announcement would have been deemed inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 until the release of this announcement.

The notifications below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provide further detail on the directors' dealing in the Ordinary Shares.


For further information, visit , follow the Company on Twitter @vast_resources and LinkedIn, or please contact:

Vast Resources plc
Andrew Prelea - CEO
Andrew Hall
+44 (0) 20 7846 0974
Beaumont Cornish - Financial & Nominated Adviser 
Roland Cornish 
James Biddle
+44 (0) 020 7628 3396
SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP – Joint Broker
Richard Morrison
Caroline Rowe
 +44 (0) 20 3470 0470

Axis Capital Markets Limited – Joint Broker
Richard Hutchison
 +44 (0) 20 3206 0320
St Brides Partners Limited
Susie Geliher
Charlotte Page 
+44 (0) 20 7236 1177

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


Vast Resources plc is a United Kingdom AIM listed mining company with mines and projects in Romania and Zimbabwe.

In Romania, the Company is focused on the rapid advancement of high-quality projects by recommencing production at previously producing mines.

The Company’s Romanian portfolio includes 100% interest in the producing Baita Plai Polymetallic Mine, located in the Apuseni Mountains, Transylvania, an area which hosts Romania’s largest polymetallic mines. The mine has a JORC compliant Reserve & Resource Report which underpins the initial mine production life of approximately 3-4 years with an in-situ total mineral resource of 15,695 tonnes copper equivalent with a further 1.8M–3M tonnes exploration target. The Company is now working on confirming an enlarged exploration target of up to 5.8M tonnes.

The Company also owns the Manaila Polymetallic Mine in Romania, which was commissioned in 2015, currently on care and maintenance. The Company has been granted the Manaila Carlibaba Extended Exploitation License that will allow the Company to re-examine the exploitation of the mineral resources within the larger Manaila Carlibaba licence area.

In Zimbabwe, the Company is focused on the commencement of the joint venture mining agreement on the Community Diamond Concession, Chiadzwa, in the Marange Diamond Fields.


Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities/person closely associated



Brian Moritz


Reason for the notification





Initial notification/Amendment:

Initial notification


Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor



Vast Resources Plc




Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted


Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument:

Identification code:

Ordinary shares of £0.001 each


Nature of the transaction:

Purchase of ordinary shares


Price(s) and volume(s):

Price(s) Volume(s)
£0.001395 15,000,000


Aggregated information:

Aggregated volume:


Price(s) Volume(s)
£0.001395 15,000,000


Date of the transaction:

10 December 2020


Place of the transaction:

AIM, London Stock Exchange

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