27 December 2017
AIM: AAU

DIRECTOR'S DEALINGS

The Company announces that Michael de Villiers, the Company's Chairman, on 22 December 2017 purchased 2,400,000 ordinary shares in the Company at 1.25 pence per ordinary share.  Further to this purchase, Mr de Villiers' holding is now as described below:

Name Number of ordinary shares purchasedTotal Shareholding further to the purchasePercentage of enlarged share capital
Michael de Villiers 2,400,000 39,080,000 3.69%

Market Abuse Regulation

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 ("MAR").

 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  
   
Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited Tel: +44 (0) 20 7886 2500
Adam James / Tom Salvesen

 

 
   

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulation, provides further detail in respect of the Director's Dealings. 

1
Details  of  the  person  discharging  managerial  responsibilities  /  person  closely associated
a)
Name
Michael de Villiers

2
Reason for notification
a)
Position / status
Director
b)
Initial notification
/Amendment
Initial
3
Details of the issuer,  emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor
a)
Name
Ariana Resources plc

b)
LEI
213800LVVY7GZY21LH22
4
Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted
a)
Description  of  the financial instrument, type of instrument

Identification code
Ordinary shares of 0.1 pence each in Ariana Resources plc

ISIN GB00B085SD50

Nature of the transaction
Purchase of new ordinary shares as described above

c)
Price(s) and volumes(s)

Price(s) Volumes(s)
1.25 pence 2,400,000
   

d)
Aggregated information
n/a
e)
Date of the transaction
22 December 2017  
f)
Place of the transaction
Outside a trading venue




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Source: Ariana Resources plc via Globenewswire