Extension of JV Sale Agreement

 RNS Number : 7969M

Galileo Resources PLC

11    May  2015


Galileo Resources Plc

(“Galileo” or the “Company”)

Extension of Agreement in Respect of Potential Sale of Interest in Joint Venture


Galileo (AIM: GLR), the exploration and development mining company, announces that it has agreed to a request from joint venture partner Fer MinOre Proprietary Limited (“FerMinOre”), to extend the completion of the conditional Sale Agreement (Sale Agreement previously announced on 28 January 2015), for a further three months to 28 August 2015. The commercial terms of the Sale Agreement (“Proposed Transaction”), pursuant to which the Company has offered
to sell (“Offer”) and Fer
MinOre (“Purchaser”) has offered to purchase all the Company’s
rights, title, interest and shares in the capital of Glenover Phosphate Proprietary Limited (“Glenover”) for a purchaseconsideration of US$4 million, subject to financing, are unchanged.  


The Offer remains subject to:


a.    the Proposed Transaction being completed within four months (now mutually agreed to extend for a further three months)  of concluding theSale Agreement, afterwhich period , or such later date as may be mutually agreed, the provisions of the Agreement will not take effect; and


b.    to the extent required,approval of the Proposed Transaction by relevant regulatory bodies, including, but not limited to, any approvals required from the Department of Minerals and Energy (South Africa) or other relevant regulatory authority in terms of section 11 of the Mineral and Petroleum Resources Development Act 28 of 2002.


Further details of Glenover and its rare earth and phosphate project are available from the Company’s website: www.galileoresources.com


A copy of this announcement is available on the Company’s website www.galileoresources.com.


You can also follow Galileoon Twitter: @GalileoResource


For further information, please contact:


Colin Bird Chairman                                                             Tel +44 (0) 20 7581 4477


Andrew Sarosi,Technical Director                                  Tel +44 (0) 1752 221937




Beaumont Cornish Limited  Nomad

Roland Cornish/ James Biddle                                   Tel +44 (0) 20 7628 3396  


Beaufort Securities Limited  JointBroker                    Tel +44 (0) 20 7382 8416 

Elliot Hance


Daniel Stewart & Co Joint Broker                                   Tel + 44 (0) 20 7776 6596

David Coffman/Martin Lampshire



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