Sirius Minerals Plc (LON:SXX) announced today that it has received two conversion notices in respect of the US$400 million convertible bonds due 2023 which were issued by Sirius Minerals Finance Limited as part of the Company’s stage 1 financing and announced on 3 November 2016 (RNS number 2246O), pursuant to which it will allot and issue 1,300,390 new ordinary shares of £0.0025 each (the “Relevant Shares”).
An application has been made for the Relevant Shares to be admitted to the premium listing segment of the Official List of the Financial Conduct Authority (the “FCA”) and to trading on the London Stock Exchange plc’s main market for listed securities, and dealings are expected to commence at 8.00 am on 5 May 2017. The Relevant Shares will rank pari passu in all respects with all existing ordinary shares in the Company.
In accordance with the requirements of the FCA’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules 5.6.1AR and 5.6.2G, Sirius Minerals Plc confirms that the enlarged share capital of the Company following Admission will be 4,165,814,795 Ordinary Shares in aggregate, each with equal voting rights. No shares are held in treasury. The above figure may be used by shareholders (and others with notification obligations) as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, Sirius Minerals Plc under the FCA’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.