PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - Sep 3, 2015) -  Centamin plc (LSE: CEY) (TSX: CEE)

For immediate release

03 September 2015


Centamin plc ("Centamin" or "the Company")

Director Acquisition of Shares

Centamin announces the following acquisition of ordinary shares in the Company pursuant to DTR 3.1.2R:

Mr Mark Arnesen, a non-executive director of the Company, acquired 34,000 ordinary shares in the Company on 2 September 2015 at a price of 58.2 pence per share. The transaction occurred on the London Stock Exchange.

The total shareholding for Mr Arnesen is now 49,000 ordinary shares or 0.004% of the Company's issued share capital.

Contact Information:

For more information please contact:

Centamin plc
Josef El-Raghy, Chairman
Andrew Pardey, Chief Executive Officer
Andy Davidson, Head of Investor Relations
+44 (0) 1534 828708