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BASE RESOURCES LIMITED - Notice of Significant Shareholder

BASE RESOURCES LIMITED - Notice of Significant Shareholder

BASE RESOURCES LIMITED - Notice of Significant Shareholder

PR Newswire

AIM and Media Release 

28 November 2019

BASE RESOURCES LIMITED
Notice of Significant Shareholder

Base Resources Limited (ASX & AIM: BSE) (Base Resources) advises that it has today received notification from Bank of America Corporation that it and its related bodies corporate (Bank of America) have increased their voting power in Base Resources to 72,759,753 ordinary shares, representing 6.21% of the total Base Resources ordinary shares on issue and constituting a significant shareholding for the purposes of the AIM Rules for Companies.

Bank of America’s interest in 72,759,753 ordinary shares is held as follows:

Holder of interest Nature of interest Registered holder of shares Number of ordinary shares
Merrill Lynch (Australia) Futures Ltd Power to control voting and/or disposal of securities in its capacity as ultimate beneficial owner having a principal position. Merrill Lynch (Australia) Nominees Pty Ltd 35,564,373
Merrill Lynch International (Australia) Ltd Borrowing of securities pursuant to a Prime Brokerage Agreement, with power to control the voting and/or disposal of borrowed securities. Merrill Lynch (Australia) Nominees Pty Ltd 37,195,380

The increase in Bank of America’s holding for the purposes of the AIM Rules for Companies was the net result of both the borrowing and return of ordinary shares pursuant to a prime brokerage agreement, and the acquisition and disposal of ordinary shares, since 26 July 2019.   

Bank of America acquired 71,337,842 shares for an average price of A$0.247 per share between 5 August 2019 and 26 November 2019 (excluding any securities borrowed pursuant to any prime brokerage agreements).  It also disposed of 50,000,000 shares for an average price of A$0.234 per share between 11 October 2019 and 19 November 2019 (excluding any securities borrowed pursuant to any prime brokerage agreements).

A copy of the notice referred to in this release is available from the Company’s website:  www.baseresources.com.au.

ENDS.

For further information contact:

James Fuller, Manager Communications and Investor Relations UK Media Relations
Base Resources Tavistock Communications
Tel: +61 (8) 9413 7426 Jos Simson and Barnaby Hayward
Mobile: +61 (0) 488 093 763 Tel: +44 (0) 207 920 3150
Email: [email protected] 

About Base Resources

Base Resources is an Australian based, African focused, mineral sands producer and developer with a track record of project delivery and operational performance.  The company operates the established Kwale Operations in Kenya and is developing the Toliara Project in Madagascar.  Base Resources is an ASX and AIM listed company.  Further details about Base Resources are available at www.baseresources.com.au

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Level 1, 50 Kings Park Road
West Perth, Western Australia, 6005
Email:  [email protected]
Phone: +61 (0)8 9413 7400
Fax: +61 (0)8 9322 8912

NOMINATED ADVISOR
RFC Ambrian Limited

Stephen Allen
Phone: +61 (0)8 9480 2500

JOINT BROKER
Berenberg

Matthew Armitt / Detlir Elezi
Phone: +44 20 3207 7800

JOINT BROKER
Numis Securities Limited

John Prior / James Black / Paul Gillam
Phone: +44 20 7260 1000

Quick facts: Base Resources Limited

Price: 13.75

Market: AIM
Market Cap: £161.1 m
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