Trans-Siberian Gold plc (TSG.LN), a low cost, high grade gold producer in Russia, has been notified by UFG Asset Management (“UFG”) of its interests in the Company’s ordinary shares.
UFG is an established multi-asset investment manager and long-term majority shareholder of TSG. UFG’s interests in the Company’s issued share capital are held through various funds and connected entities and individuals, as set out below.
|Holder||Number of Ordinary Shares||Percentage of Total Voting Rights|
|UFG Private Equity Fund I, L.P.||7,876,388||9.0%|
|UFG Special Situations Fund L.P||26,011,017||29.8%|
|Destin Investment Management Ltd||3,688,873||4.2%|
|UFG Investment Company I Limited||10,716,977||12.3%|
|Mr. Charles Ryan (1)||7,224,147||8.3%|
|Mr. Florian Fenner (2)||3,430,528||3.9%|
|Petrovka GmbH (2)||1,715,264||2.0%|
|Mr. Vadim Ognestsikov||1,766,449||2.0%|
|UFG Russia Select Master Ltd||1,260,985||1.4%|
|Mr. Robert Sasson||1,109,278||1.3%|
|Mr. Adrian Parkinson||782,803||0.9%|
(1) Ryan Lambert Family LLC holds an additional 1,147,841 ordinary shares of which Mr. Ryan’s children are potential beneficiaries. Mr Ryan does not directly control or manage Ryan Lambert Family LLC.
(2) Petrovka GmbH is 100% owned by Mr Fenner. Mr Fenner is also a director and substantial shareholder of KST Beteiligungs AG which holds 4,721,403 ordinary shares.
All of the holdings set out above are regarded as “not in public hands” for the purposes of AIM Rule 26. Updated information required by AIM Rule 26 is available from the Company's website: www.trans-siberiangold.com.
TSG currently has 87,158,508 ordinary shares in issue and holds 22,894,565 ordinary shares in treasury.
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TSG is focused on low cost, high grade mining operations and stable gold production from its 100% owned Asacha Gold Mine in Far East Russia. The Company also holds the licence for the development and exploration of the Rodnikova deposit, one of the largest gold fields in South Kamchatka.
Additional information is available from the Company's website: www.trans-siberiangold.com
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