Ariana Resources plc : Director/PDMR Shareholding

 
21 December 2015
AIM: AAU

DIRECTORS' DEALINGS

HOLDING IN COMPANY

Ariana Resources plc ("Ariana" or "the Company"), the gold exploration and development company focused on Turkey, announces that it was informed on 18 December 2015 that Michael de Villiers, Chairman, on that date purchased 500,000 ordinary shares in Ariana at a price of 0.81 pence per ordinary share.  Further to this purchase, Mr de Villiers holds 25,000,000 ordinary shares in the Company, representing a percentage holding of 3.11% of the total issued share capital.

In addition, the Company was informed on 18 December 2015 that William Payne, Director,  purchased 500,000 ordinary shares in Ariana on that date at a price of 0.81 pence per ordinary share.   Further to this purchase, Mr Payne, together with his family, owns 4,468,289 ordinary shares in the Company, representing a percentage holding of 0.56% of the total issued share capital.

Contacts:

Ariana Resources plc Tel: +44 (0) 20 7407 3616
Michael de Villiers, Chairman  
Kerim Sener, Managing Director  
   
Beaumont Cornish Limited Tel: +44 (0) 20 7628 3396
Roland Cornish / Felicity Geidt  
   
Beaufort Securities Limited Tel: +44 (0) 20 7382 8300
Jon Belliss  
   
Loeb Aron & Company Ltd. Tel: +44 (0) 20 7628 1128
John Beresford-Peirse  
   
IFC Advisory Tel: +44 (0) 20 3053 8671
Tim Metcalfe
Graham Herring
Heather Armstrong
 

   


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Source: Ariana Resources plc via Globenewswire
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