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First Quantum Minerals Completes Consent Solicitation

February 17, 2014



ENP Newswire - 17 February 2014

Release date- 13022014 - VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX: FM) (LSE: FQM) announced today that, in connection with the previously announced consent solicitation with respect to its 7.25% Senior Notes due 2019, it has completed the Solicitation and executed a supplemental indenture to give effect to the proposed amendments to the indenture governing the Notes.

The Proposed Amendments, among other things, increased in certain circumstances the amount of investments that the Company can make, and the amount of secured and unsecured debt that the Company can incur, under the Indenture.

The complete terms and conditions of the Solicitation are described in the Consent Solicitation Statement dated January 27, 2014 (the 'Solicitation Statement').

This news release is not, and under no circumstances is to be construed as, an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any securities. No securities commission or similar regulatory authority in Canada has reviewed or in any way passed upon this announcement or the merits of the securities referred to herein, and any representation to the contrary is an offense.

This announcement is not an offer to purchase, a solicitation of an offer to purchase or a solicitation of consents with respect to any securities. This announcement does not describe all the material terms of the Solicitation and no decision should be made by any holder of Notes on the basis of this announcement. The complete terms and conditions of the Solicitation were described in the Solicitation Statement.

About First Quantum

First Quantum is a leading international mining company with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets located in Africa, Australia, South America and Europe. The Company is listed on the Toronto and London Stock Exchanges.

For further information visit our web site at www.first-quantum.com

Contact:

Sharon Loung

Director

Investor Relations

Tel: (647) 346-3934

Toll Free: 1 (888) 688-6577

Fax: (604) 688-3818

Email: sharon.loung@fqml.com


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