|By Marketwired .||
|June 2, 2014 02:00 AM EDT||
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwired) -- 06/02/14 -- Anglo Pacific Group PLC ("Anglo Pacific", the "Company") (LSE: APF) (TSX: APY) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Cancap Investments Limited ("Cancap") to acquire Cancap's royalty interest in the Maracás Vanadium Project ("Maracás Project"), located in Brazil and operated by TSX Venture Exchange listed Largo Resources Limited ("Largo") (TSX VENTURE: LGO).
Anglo Pacific will pay Cancap total consideration of up to US$25 million in cash and will issue Cancap certain warrants, in exchange for its 2% net smelter return ("NSR") royalty interest on all mineral products sold from the area of the Maracás Project to which the royalty interest relates (the "Royalty").
Total consideration is payable as follows:
- US$22 million payable in cash on completion of the sale to Anglo Pacific of the Royalty ("Completion");
- A further US$1.5 million payable in cash when the Maracás Project reaches, over a calendar quarter, sales of an annualised production rate of 9,500t V2O5 equivalent;
- A further US$1.5 million payable in cash when the Maracás Project reaches, over a calendar quarter, sales of an annualised production rate of 12,000t V2O5 equivalent; and
- 500,000 warrants will be issued to Cancap on Completion. Each warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one Anglo Pacific ordinary share at a strike price of £ 2.50 and will be exercisable for 5 years. The warrants will not be admitted to trading on any exchange.
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Anglo Pacific Group PLC
+44 (0) 20 3435 7400
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Investment Officer
Barclays Bank PLC
+44 (0) 20 7623 2323
Matthew Bungey/Christopher Kololian
BMO Capital Markets Limited
+44 (0) 20 7664 8020
Jeffrey Couch/Neil Haycock / Tom Rider
+44 (0) 20 7861 3232
Nick Lambert / Lorna Cobbett