Share Name Share Symbol Market Type Share ISIN Share Description
Condor Gold Plc LSE:CNR London Ordinary Share GB00B8225591 ORD 20P
  Price Change % Change Share Price Bid Price Offer Price High Price Low Price Open Price Shares Traded Last Trade
  8.10 17.42% 54.60 53.00 57.00 55.50 47.00 47.00 1,628,454 16:35:13
Industry Sector Turnover (m) Profit (m) EPS - Basic PE Ratio Market Cap (m)
Mining 0.0 -1.5 -1.9 - 65

Condor Gold PLC Director Share Purchase

24/09/2020 7:00am

UK Regulatory (RNS & others)


RNS Number : 9303Z

Condor Gold PLC

24 September 2020

                                                              Condor Gold plc 
                                                          22a St James Square 
                                                                     SW1Y 1JH 
                                                   Telephone +44 020 74081067 

24 September 2020

Condor Gold plc

("Condor", "Condor Gold" or the "Company")

Director Share Purchase

Condor Gold (AIM: CNR; TSX: COG) announces that on 23 September 2020, Galloway Limited, which is indirectly wholly owned by Jim Mellon, a Non-Executive Director of the Company, purchased 100,000 ordinary shares in the Company ("Share" or "Shares" or "Ordinary Shares"), at a price of 43p per Share for a total purchase consideration of GBP43,000 (the "Purchase").

Accordingly, further to the Purchase, Jim Mellon owns directly and indirectly a shareholding of 18,726,963 Ordinary Shares.*

* Jim Mellon owns a direct and indirect aggregate shareholding of 18,726,963 Ordinary Shares or 15.9% of the Company. The direct interest is in 2,889,883 Ordinary Shares and the indirect interest is in 15,837,080 Ordinary Shares held through Galloway Limited. Galloway Limited is wholly owned by Burnbrae Group Limited, which is wholly owned by Jim Mellon.

The notification below, made in accordance with the requirements of the EU Market Abuse Regulations, provides further detail in respect of the transaction as described above.

Jim Mellon

 1    Details of t he p erson disc harging managerial responsib 
       ilities / p erson closely associated 
 a)   Name                        Jim Mellon 
     --------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 2    Reason for notification 
 a)   Position / status                      Non-Executive Director 
     --------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 b)   I nitial notification       Initial 
     --------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 3    Details of t he issu er, e mission allow a n ce m a 
       r k et participan t, au ct ion plat for m, au ction 
       eer or auc tion monitor 
 a)   Name                        Condor Gold plc 
     --------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 b)   LEI                         213800PFKETQA86RHL82 
     --------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 4    Details of t he t ransact ion (s): section to be re 
       p eated for ( i) e a ch type of instr u m e n t; (ii) 
       each type of transac tion; (iii) each date; and ( iv) 
       each place w h ere transactions have b een condu cted 
 a)   Description of the          100,000 Ordinary shares of 20 pence 
       financial instrument,       each in Condor Gold plc 
       t ype of instrument 
       I d e ntification           ISIN GB00B8225591 
     --------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
      Nature of the transaction   Purchase of Ordinary shares as described 
     --------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 c)   Price(s) and volumes(s)       Price(s)    Volumes(s) 
                                     43 pence    100,000 
     --------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 d)   Aggregated information      n/a 
     --------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 e)   Date of the transaction     23 September 2020 
     --------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 
 f)   Place of the transaction    London Stock Exchange, AIM (XLON) 
     --------------------------  ----------------------------------------- 

This announcement contains inside information for the purposes of Article 7 of the Market Abuse Regulation (EU) No 596/2014 ("MAR").

- Ends -

For further information please visit or contact:

 Condor Gold plc            Mark Child, Chairman and CEO 
                             +44 (0) 20 7493 2784 
 Beaumont Cornish Limited    Roland Cornish and James Biddle 
                              +44 (0) 20 7628 3396 
 SP Angel Corporate         Ewan Leggat 
  Finance LLP                +44 (0) 20 3470 0470 
 Blytheweigh                Tim Blythe and Megan Ray 
                             +44 (0) 20 7138 3204 

About Condor Gold plc:

Condor Gold plc was admitted to AIM in May 2006 and dual listed on the TSX in January 2018. The Company is a gold exploration and development company with a focus on Nicaragua.

In August 2018, the Company announced that the Ministry of the Environment in Nicaragua had granted the Company an Environmental Permit for the development, construction and operation of a processing plant with capacity to process up to 2,800 tonnes per day at its wholly-owned La India gold project ("La India Project"). The Environmental Permit is considered to be the master permit for mining operations in Nicaragua. Condor Gold published a Pre-Feasibility Study ("PFS") on the La India Project in December 2014, as summarised in the Technical Report as defined below. The PFS details an open pit gold Mineral Reserve in the Probable category of 6.9 Mt at 3.0 g/t gold for 675,000 oz gold, producing 80,000 oz gold per annum for seven years. La India Project contains a Mineral Resource of 9,850Kt at 3.6 g/t gold for 1,140Koz gold in the Indicated category and 8,479Kt at 4.3g/t gold for 1,179Koz gold in the Inferred category. The Indicated Mineral Resource is inclusive of the Mineral Reserve. A gold price of $1,500/oz and a cut-off grade of 0.5g/t and 2.0g/t gold were assumed for open pit and underground resources respectively. A cut-off grade of 1.5g/t gold was furthermore applied within a part of the Inferred Resource. Mineral Resources are not Mineral Reserves and do not have demonstrated economic viability. There is no certainty that any part of the Mineral Resources will be converted to Mineral Reserves.

Environmental Permits have also been granted in April and May 2020 in relation to the Mestiza and America open pits respectively, both located in the vicinity of the La India Project. The Mestiza open pit hosts 92Kt at a grade of 12.1 g/t gold (36,000 oz contained gold) in the Indicated Mineral Resource category and 341Kt at a grade of 7.7 g/t gold (85,000 oz contained gold) in the Inferred Mineral Resource category . The America open pit hosts 114 Kt at a grade of 8.1 g/t gold (30,000 oz contained gold) in the Indicated Mineral Resource category and 677Kt at a grade of 3.1 g/t gold (67,000 oz contained gold) in the Inferred Mineral Resource category. Following the permitting of the Mestiza and America open pits, together with the La India open pit Condor has 1.12M oz gold open pit Mineral Resources permitted for extraction, inclusive of a Mineral Reserve of 6.9Mt at 3.0g/t gold for 675,000 oz gold.


Neither the contents of the Company's website nor the contents of any website accessible from hyperlinks on the Company's website (or any other website) is incorporated into, or forms part of, this announcement.

Qualified Persons

The technical and scientific information in this press release has been reviewed, verified and approved by Andrew Cheatle, P.Geo., who is a "qualified person" as defined by NI 43-101.

Technical Information

Certain disclosure contained in this news release of a scientific or technical nature has been summarised or extracted from the technical report entitled "Technical Report on the La India Gold Project, Nicaragua, December 2014", dated November 13, 2017 with an effective date of December 21, 2014 (the "Technical Report"), prepared in accordance with NI 43-101. The Technical Report was prepared by or under the supervision of Tim Lucks, Principal Consultant (Geology & Project Management), Gabor Bacsfalusi, Principal Consultant (Mining), Benjamin Parsons, Principal Consultant (Resource Geology), each of SRK Consulting (UK) Limited, and Neil Lincoln of Lycopodium Minerals Canada Ltd., each of whom is an independent "qualified person" as defined by NI 43-101 .

Forward Looking Statements

All statements in this press release, other than statements of historical fact, are 'forward-looking information' with respect to the Company within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements with respect to: Mineral Reserves and Resources at La India Project. Forward-looking information is often, but not always, identified by the use of words such as: "seek", "anticipate", "plan", "continue", "strategies", "estimate", "expect", "project", "predict", "potential", "targeting", "intends", "believe", "potential", "could", "might", "will" and similar expressions. Forward-looking information is not a guarantee of future performance and is based upon a number of estimates and assumptions of management at the date the statements are made including, among others, assumptions regarding: future commodity prices and royalty regimes; availability of skilled labour; timing and amount of capital expenditures; future currency exchange and interest rates; the impact of increasing competition; general conditions in economic and financial markets; availability of drilling and related equipment; effects of regulation by governmental agencies; the receipt of required permits; royalty rates; future tax rates; future operating costs; availability of future sources of funding; ability to obtain financing and assumptions underlying estimates related to adjusted funds from operations. Many assumptions are based on factors and events that are not within the control of the Company and there is no assurance

they will prove to be correct.

Such forward-looking information involves known and unknown risks, which may cause the actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking information, including, risks related to: mineral exploration, development and operating risks; estimation of mineralisation, resources and reserves; environmental, health and safety regulations of the resource industry; competitive conditions; operational risks; liquidity and financing risks; funding risk; exploration costs; uninsurable risks; conflicts of interest; risks of operating in Nicaragua; government policy changes; ownership risks; permitting and licencing risks; artisanal miners and community relations; difficulty in enforcement of judgments; market conditions; stress in the global economy; current global financial condition; exchange rate and currency risks; commodity prices; reliance on key personnel; dilution risk; payment of dividends; as well as those factors discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's annual information form for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019 dated March 31, 2020, available under the Company's SEDAR profile at .

Although the Company has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. The Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise unless required by law.

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