Exercise of Warrants and Issue of Equity

Vast Resources plc / Ticker: VAST / Index: AIM / Sector: Mining

10 September 2018
Vast Resources plc
(Vast or the Company)

Exercise of Warrants and Issue of Equity

In line with its regulatory obligations, Vast Resources plc, the AIM-listed mining company with operating mines in Romania and Zimbabwe, announces that, pursuant to the issue of warrants to subscribers to the open offer completed on 1August 2016 (the Open Offer Warrants), holders of Open Offer Warrants have elected to exercise in aggregate 354,006 Open Offer Warrants. Each Open Offer Warrant entitles the holder to one ordinary share of 0.1 pence each in the Company (Ordinary Shares) at a price of 0.5pence per Ordinary Share. Notice of exercise of the Warrants was received by Vast on 7 September 2018. Accordingly, the Company has today issued 354,006 new Ordinary Shares. 1,770.03 has been received by the Company as a result of the exercise of the Open Offer Warrants.

Application will be made to the London Stock Exchange for 354,006 new Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on the AIM market with admission expected to occur on or around 14 September 2018 (Admission). The issued new Ordinary Shares will rank pari passu in all respects with the existing Ordinary Shares.

Following Admission of the new Ordinary Shares, the issued ordinary share capital of Vast will consist of 5,514,750,800 Ordinary Shares. There are no Ordinary Shares held in treasury. 5,514,750,800 represents the total number of voting rights in the Company and may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they can determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company under the Financial Conduct Authority's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.

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For further information, visit www.vastresourcesplc.com or please contact:

Vast Resources plc
Andrew Prelea (Chief Executive Officer)
www.vastresourcesplc.com
+44 (0) 20 7236 1177

Beaumont Cornish – Financial & Nominated Adviser
Roland Cornish
James Biddle

www.beaumontcornish.com
+44 (0) 020 7628 3396
Brandon Hill Capital Ltd Joint Broker
Jonathan Evans

www.brandonhillcapital.com
+44 (0) 20 3463 5016
SVS Securities Plc Joint Broker
Tom Curran
Ben Tadd
www.svssecurities.com
+44 (0) 20 3700 0100

St Brides Partners Ltd
Susie Geliher
Charlotte Page

www.stbridespartners.co.uk
+44 (0) 20 7236 1177

The information contained within this announcement is deemed by the Company to constitute inside information as stipulated under the Market Abuse Regulations (EU) No. 596/2014 (MAR).

Notes
Vast Resources plc is an AIM listed mining and resource development company focussed on the rapid advancement of high quality brownfield projects and recommencing production at previously producing mines in Romania and Zimbabwe.

Vast Resources currently owns and operates the Manaila Polymetallic Mine in Romania, which was commissioned in 2015, and is focussed on its expansion through the development of a second open pit operation and new metallurgical complex at the Carlibaba Extension Area. The Companys Romanian portfolio also includes interests in two brownfield development projects; the Baita Plai Polymetallic Mine (80% interest), where work is currently underway towards obtaining the relevant permissions to start developing and ultimately commissioning the mine, and the Blueberry Project (29.41% interest), a 7.285km brownfield area of prospectivity in the Golden Quadrilateral of Romania located in the immediate vicinity of the now closed Baia de Aries mine.

The Company also has interests in a number of projects in Southern Africa including a controlling 25 per cent. interest in the producing Pickstone-Peerless Gold Mine and a 23.75% economic interest in the Eureka Gold Mine, both located in Zimbabwe.

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