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Viking Ashanti Limited - Auminco Mines Limited Takeover Acceptances Pass 75%

April 25, 2014

ENP Newswire - 25 April 2014

Release date- 24042014 - Following the 8 April 2014 opening of Viking Ashanti Limited's off market takeover offer for all of the issued share capital of Auminco Mines Limited, Viking advises that at the close of business today it has received acceptances for 75.72% of Auminco.

In accordance with section 654C of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), Viking has today issued a Substantial Shareholding Notice to Auminco that it has exceeded 75% of the total voting shares on issue.

Notwithstanding the quick and positive response from the majority of Auminco shareholders it is Viking's intention to extend the takeover offer period during which Auminco shareholders may accept the offer by 14 days, to Friday, 23 May 2014.


Peter McMickan

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Source: ENP Newswire