AFARAK DIRECTED SHARE ISSUE CANCELLED

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07:00 London, 09:00 Helsinki, 20 January 2014 - Afarak Group Plc, Stock Exchange
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AFARAK DIRECTED SHARE ISSUE CANCELLED

Further  to  the  announcement  of  18 December  2013, the Board of Directors of
Afarak  Group Plc ("Afarak" or the  "Company") (LSE: AFRK, OMX: AFAGR) announces
that the directed share issue to Sail Resources Pte ("Sail") has been cancelled.
Sail subscribed for nil shares by the deadline of 18 January 2014.

Afarak  had announced 18 December 2013 that the  Board of Directors had resolved
to  offer five million (5,000,000) new ordinary shares in the Company to Sail at
a  subscription  price  of  EUR  0.45 per  share. The Company had a subscription
commitment from Sail according to which Sail would subscribe for all the offered
shares.

Danko Koncar, CEO comments:
"I'm  disappointed that in spite of the  common interest the share issue to Sail
Resources  did not materialize.  However, at the  same time I'm  happy to inform
that  Afarak  has  entered  into  a  long  term sales agreement with Sail so our
beneficial co-operation with Sail Resources continues."

The  cancellation  does  not  materially  affect  the  financial position of the
Company.


AFARAK GROUP PLC
BOARD OF DIRECTORS


For additional information, please contact:

Afarak Group Plc
Danko Koncar, CEO, +44 (0)20 7376 1175, danko.konchar@afarak.com

Investec Bank Plc
Jeremy Wrathall, +44 (0)20 7597 5970

Afarak Group is a chrome mining and minerals producer focused on delivering
sustainable growth with a speciality alloys business in southern Europe and a
ferro alloys business in southern Africa. The Company is listed on NASDAQ OMX
Helsinki (AFAGR) and the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange (AFRK).
www.afarakgroup.com

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