Vast Resources plc / Ticker: VAST / Index: AIM / Sector: Mining
29 June 2020
Vast Resources plc
(“Vast” or the “Company”)
Atlas Special Opportunities LLC Interest Payment Election
Vast Resources plc, the AIM-listed mining company, announces that the Company has elected to pay the interest of $29,591.45 due on 29 June 2020 on the $7,101,947 Bond issued to Atlas announced on 31 January 2020 by the issue of 13,915,053 shares (the ‘Issue Shares’) at an issue price of 0.17271 pence per share. Under the terms of the Atlas Bond Issuance Deed the Company is entitled to elect to make payment of interest on the Bond in shares at an issue price of 90% of the Volume Weighted Average Price of the Company’s shares on the business day prior to the interest payment date.
Admission of and dealings in the Issue Shares
Application is being made for the Issue Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM (‘Admission’) and it is expected that Admission will become effective and dealing in the Issue Shares will commence on or around 3 July 2020. The Issue Shares will rank pari passu with existing Ordinary Shares.
Following Admission, the total issued share capital of the Company will be 11,602,575,696. Following Admission of the second tranche of the Placing shares on or around 6 July 2020 as announced on 22 June 2020 the total issued share capital of the Company will be 12,213,631,251. The above figures of 11,602,575,696 and 12,213,631,251 respectively may be used by shareholders, following the respective dates at which the Shares are issued, as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in Vast under the FCA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rule.
For further information, visit www.vastplc.com or please contact:
|Vast Resources plc|
Andrew Prelea (Chief Executive Officer)
+44 (0) 20 7846 0974
|Beaumont Cornish - Financial & Nominated Adviser |
+44 (0) 020 7628 3396
|SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP – Joint Broker |
+44 (0) 20 3470 0470
|Axis Capital Markets Limited – Joint Broker |
+44 (0) 20 3206 0320
+44 (0) 20 7138 3204
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”).
ABOUT VAST RESOURCES PLC
Vast Resources plc, is an AIM listed mining company with mines in Romania and Zimbabwe focused on the rapid advancement of high quality brownfield projects by recommencing production at previously producing mines in Romania and commencement of the joint venture mining agreement on the Chiadzwa Community Concession Block of the Chiadzwa Diamond Fields in Zimbabwe.
The Company’s portfolio includes an 80% interest in the Baita Plai Polymetallic Mine in Romania, where work is now currently underway towards developing and recommissioning the mine and the Community Concession Block in Chiadzwa, Zimbabwe.
Vast Resources owns the Manaila Polymetallic Mine in Romania, which was commissioned in 2015, currently on care and maintenance.