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Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Mar 20 2013 12:00AM

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LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (Marketwire) -- 03/20/13 -- Anglo Pacific Group PLC (the "Company") (LSE: APF)(TSX: APY) announces the appointment of Mr Michael Blyth as a non-executive director of the Company, effective March 20, 2013.

Mr Blyth has had a distinguished career as a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience in audit and corporate governance matters. Mr Blyth has a beneficial interest in the Company of 1400 shares representing approximately 0.001% of the issued ordinary share capital.

Commenting on the appointment, Brian Wides, Acting Chairman of the Company, said:

"We welcome Michael to the Board of the Company and his extensive experience both in audit and corporate governance will make him a valuable addition to the Board."

In accordance with the Listing Rules, there are no additional matters that would require further disclosure under LR 9.6.13 in relation to the appointment of Mr Blyth.

Notes to editors:

About Anglo Pacific Group PLC

Anglo Pacific Group PLC is a global natural resources royalties company. The Company's strategy is to expand its mineral royalty interests in long-life mining assets. The Company achieves this through both direct acquisition and investment in projects at the development and production stage. It is a continuing policy of the Company to pay a substantial proportion of these royalties to shareholders as dividends.

Important notice

This news release contains forward-looking statements based on assumptions and reflects Anglo Pacific Group PLC's expectations, estimates and projections of future events as of the date of this release. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, statements regarding the performance, prospects, opportunities, priorities, targets, goals, objectives, strategies, growth and outlook of Anglo Pacific Group PLC. Often, but not always, forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as "expects", "anticipates", "plans", "believes", "estimates", "seeks", "intends", "targets", "projects", "forecasts", or variations (including negative variations) of such words and phrases, or state that certain actions, events or results "may", "could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved.

Forward-looking statements are based upon certain material factors and assumptions that were applied in drawing a conclusion or making a forecast or projection, including assumptions and analyses made by Anglo Pacific Group PLC in light of its experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that are believed to be appropriate in the circumstances. Also, forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that are beyond the Company's control and which may cause the actual results, performance or achievement to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Such material factors and assumptions and risks and uncertainties include, among others, those described in the Company's annual information form dated as at June 29, 2010 (available on Anglo Pacific Group PLC's website and at www.sedar.com), which are incorporated by reference into this release and qualify any and all forward-looking statements made in this release.

Although Anglo Pacific Group PLC has attempted to identify factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking statements, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results to differ from those anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements herein relate only to events or information as of the date on which the statements are made and, except as specifically required by law, Anglo Pacific Group PLC undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, estimates or opinions, future events or results or otherwise.



Contacts:
Anglo Pacific Group PLC
John Theobald
Chief Executive Officer
+44 (0) 20 3435 7400

Anglo Pacific Group PLC
Chris Orchard
Chief Investment Officer
+44 (0) 20 3435 7400
www.anglopacificgroup.com

Liberum Capital
Chris Bowman
+44 (0) 20 3100 2000

Liberum Capital
Christopher Kololian
+44 (0) 20 3100 2000

Pelham Bell Pottinger
Lorna Spears
+44 (0) 20 7861 3232

Pelham Bell Pottinger
James MacFarlane
+44 (0) 20 7861 3232





Source: Marketwire


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