Awards under Joint Share Ownership Plan - Anglo Pacific Group

Anglo Pacific Group PLC (‘the Company’, ‘Anglo Pacific’) (LSE: APF) (TSX: APY) announces that, on March 28, 2011 it issued 356,208 new shares at a price of 326p per share to the Anglo Pacific Group Employee Benefit Trust (‘EBT’) in accordance with the Anglo Pacific Group Joint Share Ownership Plan (‘JSOP’). Under the JSOP rules, the directors Chris Orchard, Matthew Tack and John Theobald each acquired 77,837 shares at a price of 326p, in co-ownership with the EBT. The balance of the shares issued were acquired by other employees. Under the JSOP rules the minimum vesting period for the shares is 3 years. Subject to receipt of the approvals from the UK Listing Authority, the London Stock Exchange and the Toronto Stock Exchange, for the purposes of the FSA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rules, the Company advises that its issued share capital will comprise of 109,127,540 ordinary shares of 2p each. The voting rights of all of these shares are identical with each share carrying the right to one vote. The Company holds no shares in Treasury. Therefore, the Company’s total number of voting rights will be 109,127,540. For a full copy of this release please click here.