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Armadale Capital Plc / Index: AIM / Epic: ACP / Sector: Investment Company
Armadale Capital Plc (‘Armadale’ or ‘the Company’)
Armadale Capital plc (LON: ACP), the AIM quoted investment group focused on natural resource projects in Africa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Matt Bull to the board of the Company as Non-Executive Director with immediate effect.
Mr. Bull has served as Technical Director of the Company since 2016 and has led the development of the Mahenge Liandu Graphite Project in Tanzania during that time.
Mr. Bull is an experienced geologist responsible for managing numerous exploration projects in remote locations in Australia and Sub-Saharan Africa including the running of multi-rig drilling programs with large support teams.
Nick Johansen Chairman of Armadale said: “I am delighted to welcome Matt to the board. Having served as Technical Director since 2016, during which time he has rapidly advanced Mahenge Liandu and established it as a long-life low-cost graphite project with a US$358m NPV and IRR of 91%, he is undoubtedly ideally qualified for this new role as Non-Executive Director. We look forward to leveraging his experience at board level as the Company transitions to emerging producer in the coming years.”
AIM Rules for Companies, Schedule 2(g) Disclosures
The information required to be disclosed pursuant to Schedule 2(g) of the AIM Rules for Companies in relation to the appointment of Mr. Matthew Norman Bull, aged 38, as Non-Executive Director of the Company is as follows:
|Current Directorships/Partnerships||Directorships/Partnerships held in the last five years|
|Castillo Copper Ltd||EON Pty Ltd|
|International Grahpite Pty Ltd||Volt Resources Ltd|
|Lindian Resources Ltd||Kisenge Mining Pty Ltd|
|MB Exploration Pty Ltd|
|Paterson Resources Ltd|
|Trilogy Metals Pty Ltd|
Mr. Bull holds 33,202,792 ordinary shares in the capital of the Company representing 8.17 per cent. of the Company’s total voting right.
The information communicated in this announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No. 596/2014.
Armadale Capital Plc
Nick Johansen, Non-Executive Director
Tim Jones, Company Secretary
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Nomad and broker: finnCap Ltd
Christopher Raggett / Edward Whiley
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Joint Broker: SI Capital Ltd
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Press Relations: St Brides Partners Ltd
Charlotte Page / Beth Melluish
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Armadale Capital Plc is focused on investing in and developing a portfolio of investments, targeting the natural resources and/or infrastructure sectors in Africa. The Company, led by a team with operational experience and a strong track record in Africa, has a strategy of identifying high growth businesses where it can take an active role in their advancement.
The Company owns the Mahenge Liandu graphite project in south-east Tanzania, which is now its main focus. The Project is located in a highly prospective region with a high-grade JORC compliant Indicated and inferred mineral resource estimate of 59.48Mt @ 9.8% TGC, making it one of the largest high-grade resources in Tanzania, and work to date has demonstrated Mahenge Liandu’s potential as a commercially viable deposit with significant tonnage, high-grade coarse flake and near surface mineralisation (implying a low strip ratio) contained within one contiguous ore body.
Other assets Armadale has an interest in, include the Mpokoto Gold project in the Democratic Republic of Congo and a portfolio of quoted investments.
More information can be found on the website www.armadalecapitalplc.com.