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Offer update

LONDON--(Marketwire - Sep 11, 2012) -


September 11, 2012
All amounts expressed in C$ unless otherwise indicated

Weather II offer for La Mancha expires: proceeding with compulsory

Weather Investments II S.a r.l. ("Weather II" or the "Company") and its
indirect wholly-owned subsidiary, 0944289 B.C. Ltd. (the "Offeror"),
announced today that an additional 18,550,051 common shares (the "La
Mancha Shares") of La Mancha Resources Inc. (TSX: LMN) ("La Mancha")
representing approximately 13% of the outstanding La Mancha Shares on a
fully diluted basis were deposited and have been taken up under the
offer (the "Offer") by the Offeror to acquire all of the La Mancha
Shares at a price of C$3.50 per La Mancha Share. The Offeror has
acquired a total of 141,289,646 La Mancha Shares pursuant to the Offer.
Weather II and its affiliates now collectively own 141,289,646 La
Mancha Shares, representing approximately 98.99% of the outstanding La
Mancha Shares on a fully diluted basis. The Offer is now closed.

As the Offer was accepted by holders of more than 90% of the La Mancha
Shares (other than La Mancha Shares held by the Offeror and its
affiliates and associates at the date of the Offer), the Offeror will
exercise its rights under the compulsory acquisition provisions of the
Business Corporations Act (British Columbia) to acquire all outstanding
La Mancha Shares. A notice of compulsory acquisition will be mailed
promptly to all remaining holders of La Mancha Shares.

The Offeror is a direct or indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Weather
II. Its registered office is 800-885 West Georgia Street, Vancouver,
British Columbia, Canada, V6C3H1. To obtain a copy of the report filed
with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities relating to the
acquisition by the Offeror of La Mancha Shares pursuant to the Offer,
contact the individuals listed below.

About Weather Investments II S.a r.l.

Weather Investments II S.a r.l. is one of the many successful
businesses managed by Mr.Naguib Sawiris. The wider Sawiris Family of
Egypt have substantial indirect interests in existing operations in the
telecoms, construction and fertilizers, cement, real estate and hotel
development industries.

About La Mancha Resources Inc.

La Mancha Resources Inc. is an international gold producer based in
Canada with operations, development projects and exploration activities
in Africa, Australia and Argentina. LaMancha's shares trade on the
Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol "LMA". For more
information, visit the Company's website at 

For further information please contact:

Weather II    Public Relations

Societe Generale   Jan Sanders     Tel: +44 20 7762 4656
(Sole Financial                    E-mail: 
              Matthew Harker       Tel: +44 20 7676 6345

La Mancha     Martin Amyot, SVP    Tel: (514) 987-5115 ext. 25
              Corporate            E-mail: 

              Nicole Blanchard,    Tel: (514) 987-5115 ext. 26
              Investor Relations   E-mail: 

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