Atlas Special Opportunities LLC Interest Payment Election

Vast Resources plc / Ticker: VAST / Index: AIM / Sector: Mining

1 September 2020

Vast Resources plc
(“Vast” or the “Company”)

Atlas Special Opportunities LLC Interest Payment Election

Vast Resources plc, the AIM-listed mining company, announces that the Company has elected to pay the interest of $29,591.45 due on 29 August 2020 on the $7,101,947 Bond issued to Atlas announced on 31 January 2020 by the issue of 12,643,763 shares (the ‘Issue Shares’) at an issue price of 0.17595 pence per share.  Under the terms of the Atlas Bond Issuance Deed the Company is entitled to elect to make payment of interest on the Bond in shares at an issue price of 90% of the Volume Weighted Average Price of the Company’s shares on the business day prior to the interest payment date.

Admission of and dealings in the Issue Shares

Application is being made for the Issue Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM (‘Admission’) and it is expected that Admission will become effective and dealing in the Issue Shares will commence on or around 4 September 2020.  The Issue Shares will rank pari passu with existing Ordinary Shares.

Following Admission, the total issued share capital of the Company will be 12,238,069,201.  The figure of 12,238,069,201 may be used by shareholders, following the respective dates at which the Shares are issued, as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in Vast under the FCA’s Disclosure and Transparency Rule.


For further information, visit or please contact:

Vast Resources plc
Andrew Prelea (Chief Executive Officer)
Andrew Hall
+44 (0) 20 7846 0974
Beaumont Cornish - Financial & Nominated Adviser 
Roland Cornish 
James Biddle
+44 (0) 020 7628 3396
SP Angel Corporate Finance LLP – Joint Broker
Richard Morrison
Caroline Rowe
 +44 (0) 20 3470 0470

Axis Capital Markets Limited – Joint Broker
Richard Hutchison
 +44 (0) 20 3206 0320
Tim Blythe
Megan Ray 
+44 (0) 20 7138 3204

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 (“MAR”).


Vast Resources plc, is a United Kingdom AIM listed mining company with mines and projects in Romania and Zimbabwe

In Romania, the Company is focused on the rapid advancement of high quality projects by recommencing production at previously producing mines.

The Company’s Romanian portfolio includes an 80% interest in the Baita Plai Polymetallic Mine. Baita Plai is located in the Apuseni Mountains, Transylvania, an area which hosts Romania’s largest polymetallic mines. Work is now currently underway towards first concentrate production as well as efforts in place to establish a maiden Resource under the JORC code.

The Company also owns the Manaila Polymetallic Mine in Romania, which was commissioned in 2015, currently on care and maintenance. The Company has been granted the Manaila Carlibaba Extended Exploitation License that will allow the Company to re-examine the exploitation of the mineral resources within the larger Manaila Carlibaba license area

In Zimbabwe, the Company is focused on the commencement of the joint venture mining agreement on the Chiadzwa Community Concession Block of the Chiadzwa Diamond Fields in Zimbabwe.